Manufacturing output in the United Kingdom shrank 2.5 percent year-on-year in December of 2020, following a downwardly revised 2.6 percent fall in November and compared to forecasts of a 3.3 percent fall. On a monthly basis, factory activity edged up 0.3 percent, lower than expectations of 0.6 percent and led by manufacturing of chemicals and chemical products. 8 of the 13 subsectors displayed upward contributions. Considering full 2020, manufacturing production shrank 9.9 percent, following a 1.8 percent drop in 2019. source: Office for National Statistics
Manufacturing Production in the United Kingdom averaged 0.36 percent from 1969 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 19.60 percent in February of 1973 and a record low of -30.30 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Manufacturing Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Manufacturing Production - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.
Manufacturing Production in the United Kingdom is expected to be 4.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing Production in the United Kingdom to stand at 6.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Manufacturing Production is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.