Industrial production in the UK fell 0.6 percent from a month earlier in August 2019, after a 0.1 percent gain in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 0.1 percent decline. Manufacturing output dropped (-0.7 percent from 0.3 percent in July), led by basic pharmaceutical products (-4.7 percent from 4.1 percent); coke & refined petroleum products (-5.7 percent from 2.4 percent); textiles, wearing apparel & leather products (-1.7 percent from 0.8 percent); computer, electronic and optical products (-1.8 percent from 1 percent); and basic metals & metal products (-0.8 percent from 1.1 percent). Meanwhile, production went down at a softer pace for electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning (-0.7 percent from -1.4 percent) and mining and quarrying (-1 percent from -1.2 percent). On a yearly basis, industrial output declined 1.8 percent, following an upwardly revised 1.1 percent fall in the prior month. Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom averaged 0.08 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.

Industrial Production Mom in the United Kingdom is expected to be 0.40 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 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-07-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM May 1.4% -2.9% 1.5% 1.9%
2019-08-09 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Jun -0.1% 1.2% -0.2% -0.3%
2019-09-09 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Jul 0.1% -0.1% -0.1% -0.4%
2019-10-10 08:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Aug -0.6% 0.1% -0.1% -0.2%
2019-11-11 09:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Sep -0.6% 0.6%
2019-12-10 09:30 AM Industrial Production MoM Oct


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -44.00 -32.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.30 47.40 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 49.50 50.60 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.80 -1.10 22.60 -12.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.60 0.10 9.70 -7.80 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.70 -0.90 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 79.00 80.70 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
New Orders 10922.00 11975.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Factory Orders -37.00 -28.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
Changes in Inventories -705.00 5530.00 11359.00 -9083.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4320.00 4212.00 6919.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 111745.00 115312.00 115312.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -62.00 -68.80 61.00 -80.60 [+]
Car Production 92158.00 108239.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 343255.00 92573.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -24.00 -13.00 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 -7.50 -5.90 855.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.30 0.10 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -0.40 0.80 51.50 -11.40 percent [+]
Steel Production 563.00 645.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.20 81.99 82.11 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 9.00 8.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 49.30 50.20 61.80 47.60 [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 14.00 16.00 32.00 3.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 25260.00 23402.00 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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.60 0.10 9.70 -7.80 1968 - 2019 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2016=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina -2.80 Aug/19
Australia 1.20 Jun/19
Brazil 0.80 Aug/19
Canada -0.84 Jul/19
China 0.72 Sep/19
Euro Area 0.40 Aug/19
France -0.90 Aug/19
Germany 0.30 Aug/19
India -3.70 Aug/19
Indonesia 7.20 Aug/19
Italy 0.30 Aug/19
Japan -1.20 Aug/19
Mexico 0.80 Aug/19
Netherlands 0.80 Aug/19
Russia 2.70 Sep/19
Saudi Arabia -2.90 Dec/18
Singapore -7.50 Aug/19
South Africa 1.30 Aug/19
South Korea -1.40 Aug/19
Spain 0.90 Aug/19
Switzerland 1.10 Jun/19
Turkey -2.80 Aug/19
United Kingdom -0.60 Aug/19
United States -0.40 Sep/19


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