Industrial production in the UK plunged 2.7 percent from a month earlier in April 2019, the largest decrease since September 2012 and compared to market expectations of a 0.7 percent fall. Manufacturing output posted its largest drop since June 2002 (-3.9 percent vs 0.9 percent), as transport equipment fell 13.4 percent, the most since January 1974. Within this subsector, motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers dropped by a record 24 percent, due mainly to the impact of planned shutdowns within this industry. Providing supporting weakness within manufacturing were: pharmaceutical products (-8.7 percent); basic metals and metal products (-4.1 percent) led by a 3.5 percent decrease from fabricated metal products, the largest fall since January 2017; and chemicals and chemical products, which declined the most since January 1979 (-5.9 percent). Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom averaged 0.07 percent from 1968 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.90 percent in March of 1972 and a record low of -8 percent in February of 1972.

Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom is expected to be -0.30 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 0.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-12 09:30 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.6% -0.5% 0.2% 0.4%
2019-04-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.6% 0.7% 0.1% -0.2%
2019-05-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.7% 0.6% 0.1% 0.3%
2019-06-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM -2.7% 0.7% -0.7% -0.4%
2019-07-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM -2.7%
2019-08-09 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM -0.3%
2019-09-09 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -13.00 -23.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.40 53.10 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 51.00 50.40 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.00 1.30 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -2.70 0.70 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.80 2.60 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.70 81.30 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
New Orders 11975.00 10747.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Factory Orders -15.00 -10.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
Changes in Inventories 4600.00 4241.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4188.00 4725.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 115312.00 112291.00 115312.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -63.70 -56.10 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 70971.00 126195.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 183724.00 161064.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -13.00 -31.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Internet Speed 16920.86 16337.23 16920.86 3085.89 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 27493519.00 26782989.00 27493519.00 13305856.00 IP [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.30 0.50 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment 0.50 -0.90 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Mining Production 0.10 9.80 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 644.00 735.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.99 82.11 82.11 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 6.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.90 50.90 61.80 47.60 [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 11.00 11.00 32.00 3.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 28662.00 27054.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 82.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 8.00 20.00 8.00 [+]


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. 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. United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.70 0.70 9.90 -8.00 1968 - 2019 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 2.30 Apr/19
Australia 0.50 Mar/19
Brazil 0.30 Apr/19
Canada 0.82 Mar/19
China 0.36 May/19
Euro Area -0.50 Apr/19
France 0.40 Apr/19
Germany -1.90 Apr/19
India -9.90 Apr/19
Indonesia 6.40 Mar/19
Italy -0.70 Apr/19
Japan 0.60 Apr/19
Mexico 1.50 Apr/19
Netherlands -1.60 Apr/19
Russia -2.10 May/19
Saudi Arabia -0.35 Sep/18
Singapore -0.70 May/19
South Africa 2.80 Apr/19
South Korea 1.60 Apr/19
Spain 1.80 Apr/19
Switzerland 1.20 Mar/19
Turkey -1.00 Apr/19
United Kingdom -2.70 Apr/19
United States 0.40 May/19


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