Industrial production in the United Kingdom edged up 0.1 percent month-over-month in December of 2019, following a downwardly revised 1.1 percent drop in November and below market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. The largest upward contribution came from manufacturing, which rose 0.3 percent, boosted by a 3.2 percent jump in transport equipment. Yet, production in motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers industry surged 5 percent, following the strong impact from factory shutdowns during November. Water and waste also increased 1 percent. On the other hand, production in mining and quarrying fell 2.7 percent and the output for utility and gas went down 1.2 percent. Considering Q4, total production declined 0.8 percent compared with the previous quarter, led by a 1.1 percent drop in factory output. Considering full 2019, production shrank 1.3 percent, the largest annual fall since 2012, led by a 1.5 percent contraction in manufacturing.

Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom averaged 0.07 percent from 1968 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.70 percent in March of 1972 and a record low of -7.80 percent in February of 1972. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Office for National Statistics

Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom is expected to be 0.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom to stand at 0.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.


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United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 -1.10 9.70 -7.80 1968 - 2019 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-11 09:30 AM Sep -0.3% -0.7% -0.2% -0.3%
2019-12-10 09:30 AM Oct 0.1% -0.3% 0.2% 0.1%
2020-01-13 09:30 AM Nov -1.2% 0.4% -0.1% -0.2%
2020-02-11 09:30 AM Dec 0.1% -1.1% 0.3% 0.4%
2020-03-11 09:30 AM Jan 0.1% 0.3%
2020-04-09 08:30 AM Feb
2020-05-12 08:30 AM Mar 0.2%
2020-06-10 08:30 AM Apr


News Stream
UK Industrial Output Growth Disappoints in December
Industrial production in the United Kingdom edged up 0.1 percent month-over-month in December of 2019, following a downwardly revised 1.1 percent drop in November and below market expectations of a 0.3 percent gain. The largest upward contribution came from manufacturing, which rose 0.3 percent, boosted by a 3.2 percent jump in transport equipment. Yet, production in motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers industry surged 5 percent, following the strong impact from factory shutdowns during November. Water and waste also increased 1 percent. On the other hand, production in mining and quarrying fell 2.7 percent and the output for utility and gas went down 1.2 percent. Considering Q4, total production declined 0.8 percent compared with the previous quarter, led by a 1.1 percent drop in factory output. Considering full 2019, production shrank 1.3 percent, the largest annual fall since 2012, led by a 1.5 percent contraction in manufacturing.
2020-02-11
UK Industrial Output Falls the Most in 7 Months
Industrial production in the United Kingdom slumped 1.2 percent month-over-month in November of 2019, following an upwardly revised 0.4 percent rise in October and compared to market expectations of a 0.1 percent fall. it is the biggest fall in industrial output since April 2019. Manufacturing dropped 1.7 percent and made the biggest downward contribution, mainly due to transport equipment (-3.4 percent), chemicals and chemical products (-4.7 percent) and food, beverages and tobacco (-1.8 percent). Water supply, sewerage and waste management also declined (-0.3 percent), while mining and quarrying (1.3 percent) and oil and gas extraction (1.7 percent) rebounded. Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning edged up 0.1 percent.
2020-01-13
UK Industrial Output Rises Less than Expected
Industrial production in the United Kingdom edged up 0.1% month-over-month in October of 2019, following a 0.3% gain in the previous month and below market expectations of a 0.2% increase. Electricity and gas provided the largest upward contribution (2.4% vs -0.5% in September), followed by manufacturing (0.2% vs -0.4%). These were partially offset by downward contributions from mining and quarrying (-4.2% vs +1.8%), oil and gas extraction (-5.4% vs +2.2%) and water and waste (-1.2% vs +0.1%). Year-on-year, industrial output dropped 1.3%, following a 1.4% decline in the previous month and higher than market expectations of a 1.2% fall.
2019-12-10
UK Industrial Output Falls More than Expected
Industrial production in the United Kingdom declined 0.3 percent month-over-month in September of 2019, following an upwardly revised 0.7 percent drop in August and worse than market expectations of a 0.2 percent fall. Manufacturing provided the largest downward contribution (-0.4 percent), mainly due to a 5.1 percent slump in basic pharmaceutical products. Electricity and gas (-0.5 percent) also made a downward contribution to industrial output while mining and quarrying (1.8 percent) and water and waste (0.1 percent) increased. Considering the three months to September, industrial production was flat and manufacturing output was also flat with falls in mining and quarrying (1.7 percent) and electricity and gas (0.7 percent), offset by a rise in water and waste (1.2 percent).
2019-11-11

United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM
In the United Kingdom, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 70 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: Food, drink and tobacco (11 percent of total production); transport equipment (9 percent); basic metals (8 percent); other manufacturing and repair (6 percent); pharmaceutical products and preparations (6 percent); and rubber and plastic products and non-metallic mineral products (6 percent). Mining and quarrying account for 12 percent of production, as oil and gas extraction accounts for 10 percent. Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning account for 11 percent of total output and water supply, sewerage and waste management account for 8 percent.