Industrial production in the United Kingdom decreased by 0.5 percent from the previous month in December of 2018, following a downwardly revised 0.3 percent fall in November and against market expectations of a 0.2 percent gain. It was the fifth consecutive decline in industrial activity, as output continued to fell for manufacturing (-0.7 percent from -0.1 percent in November), namely coke & refined petroleum products (-0.2 percent, the same as in November): basic metals & metal products (-1 percent from -3.6 percent); electrical equipment (-0.4 percent from -1.6 percent) and machinery & equipment nes (-0.3 percent from -1 percent); and electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning supply (-0.4 percent from -0.9 percent). Meanwhile, production rebounded for mining & quarrying (0.5 percent from -2.2 percent) and rose faster for water supply (1 percent from 0.1 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial output dropped 0.9 percent. Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom averaged 0.07 percent from 1968 until 2018, 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 0.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Industrial Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-09 09:30 AM Industrial Production MoM 0% 0% -0.1% 0.5%
2018-12-10 09:30 AM Industrial Production MoM -0.6% 0% 0.1% 0.1%
2019-01-11 09:30 AM Industrial Production MoM -0.4% -0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
2019-02-11 09:30 AM Industrial Production MoM -0.5% -0.3% 0.2% 0.3%
2019-03-12 09:30 AM Industrial Production MoM -0.5%
2019-04-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM
2019-05-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM 0.3%


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -23.00 -16.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 50.10 51.20 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.80 54.20 61.50 34.40 [+]
Industrial Production -0.90 -1.30 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.50 -0.30 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -2.10 -1.20 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.30 80.20 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 6.00 -1.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 11075.00 10801.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 2734.00 2502.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4725.00 4308.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 112291.00 114178.00 114178.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -68.70 -67.50 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 78106.00 129030.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 161013.00 144089.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -31.00 -18.00 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 [+]
Mining Production 20.40 -0.40 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.20 0.30 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -1.40 -1.20 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Steel Production 800.00 455.00 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 50.30 51.40 61.80 47.60 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 29548.00 27869.00 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 February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.50 -0.30 9.90 -8.00 1968 - 2018 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA




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Argentina 0.60 Oct/15
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Brazil 0.20 Dec/18
Canada 0.65 Oct/18
China 0.54 Dec/18
Euro Area -0.90 Dec/18
France 0.80 Dec/18
Germany -0.40 Dec/18
India 5.90 Dec/18
Indonesia 0.00 Oct/18
Italy -0.80 Dec/18
Japan -0.10 Dec/18
Mexico -0.40 Dec/18
Netherlands 0.00 Nov/18
Russia -21.50 Jan/19
Saudi Arabia 4.17 Jun/18
Singapore -5.60 Dec/18
South Africa 0.70 Dec/18
South Korea -1.40 Dec/18
Spain -1.40 Dec/18
Turkey -1.40 Dec/18
United Kingdom -0.50 Dec/18
United States -0.60 Jan/19


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