Ireland's industrial production increased 4.7 percent year-on-year in April of 2020, easing from an upwardly revised 23.6 percent jump in the previous session, which was the strongest gain in industrial activity since October of 2016. Manufacturing output rose 5.9 percent, slowing from a 24.9 percent surge in March, particularly electrical equipment (11.1 percent vs 11.4 percent) and rubber & plastic products (0.8 percent vs 21.9 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial production fell 7.4 percent, down from a 15.3 percent rise in the prior month.

Industrial Production in Ireland averaged 7.16 percent from 1981 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 60 percent in February of 2015 and a record low of -18.90 percent in December of 2018. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ireland Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ireland Industrial Production - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020. source: Central Statistics Office Ireland

Industrial Production in Ireland is expected to be -2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in Ireland to stand at 1.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Ireland Industrial Production is projected to trend around 3.20 percent in 2021 and 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Ireland Industrial Production

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.70 23.60 60.00 -18.90 1981 - 2020 percent Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-03-06 11:00 AM Jan 1.2% 3.9% 4.4%
2020-04-06 10:00 AM Feb -1.1% 1.2% 2.5%
2020-05-06 10:00 AM Mar 22.9% 0.3% -12.4%
2020-06-08 10:00 AM Apr 4.7% 23.6% -29%
2020-07-06 10:00 AM May 4.7% 2.6%
2020-08-06 10:00 AM Jun -2%
2020-09-04 10:00 AM Jul
2020-10-07 10:00 AM Aug


News Stream
Irish Industrial Output Growth Slows to 4.7% in April
Ireland's industrial production increased 4.7 percent year-on-year in April of 2020, easing from an upwardly revised 23.6 percent jump in the previous session, which was the strongest gain in industrial activity since October of 2016. Manufacturing output rose 5.9 percent, slowing from a 24.9 percent surge in March, particularly electrical equipment (11.1 percent vs 11.4 percent) and rubber & plastic products (0.8 percent vs 21.9 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial production fell 7.4 percent, down from a 15.3 percent rise in the prior month.
2020-06-08
Irish Industrial Output Growth at Near 3-1/2-Year High of 22.9%
Ireland's industrial production surged 22.9 percent from a year earlier in March of 2020, accelerating from a revised 0.3 percent increase in the previous month. It is the strongest increase in industrial activity since October of 2016, as manufacturing output rose 23.9 percent led by electrical equipment (16.9 percent), textiles, wearing apparel and leather related products (12.9 percent) and food products (1 percent).
2020-05-06
Irish Industrial Output Falls 1.1% in February
Ireland's industrial production dropped 1.1 from a year earlier in February 2020, reversing a 1.2 percent growth in the previous month, as manufacturing output declined 1.3 percent led by food products (-1.9 percent), wood and wood products (-12.3 percent), paper and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (-7.1 percent), basic metals and fabricated metal products (-3.5 percent) and other non-metallic mineral products (-15.5 percent). Meanwhile, there were increases in production of transport equipment (3.9 percent), electrical equipment (14.7 percent), rubber and plastics products (5.1 percent) and textiles (14.0 percent).
2020-04-06
Irish January Industrial Output Growth Softens to 1.2%
Ireland's industrial production rose 1.2 percent from a year earlier in January of 2020, following an upwardly revised 3.9 percent increase in the previous month, as manufacturing advanced much less (0.4 percent vs 3.6 percent in December). Within the sector, output growth slowed primarily for electrical equipment (6 percent vs 17.4 percent) and textiles, wearing apparel and leather related (7.9 percent vs 17.3 percent), while production declined for rubber & plastic products (-4.4 percent vs -19 percent); other non-metallic mineral products (-7.3 percent vs -16.2 percent); basic metals and fabricated ones (-9.9 percent vs -7.1 percent). In contrast, output picked up for transport equipment (20.7 percent vs 7.8 percent) and food (30.2 percent vs -3.5 percent). On a monthly basis, industrial production surged 5.8 percent, the most since September, recovering sharply from a 6 percent tumble in the previous month.
2020-03-06

Ireland Industrial Production
In Ireland, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and its biggest segments are: Basic pharmaceutical products and preparations (37 percent of total production); food products (18 percent); chemicals and chemical products (15 percent); computer,electronic,optical and electrical equipment (11 percent); other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (7 percent); and basic metals and fabricated metal products,machinery and equipment (5 percent).