Infrastructure output in India jumped by 56.1 percent year-on-year in April of 2021, accelerating from an upwardly revised 11.4 percent rise in the previous month. It was the biggest gain since series began in 2005, boosted by production of petroleum refinery products (30.9 percent); electricity (38.7 percent); steel (400 percent); coal (9.5 percent); natural gas (25 percent); cement (548.8 percent) and fertilizers (1.7 percent). On the other hand, output was down for crude oil (-2.1 percent). Infrastructure output in April of 2020 had contracted sharply amid the coronavirus pandemic. source: Office of the Economic Adviser to the Government of India

Construction Output in India averaged 4.02 percent from 2005 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 56.10 percent in April of 2021 and a record low of -37.90 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - India Infrastructure Output - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. India Infrastructure Output - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

Construction Output in India is expected to be 4.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Construction Output in India to stand at 3.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Infrastructure Output is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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India Infrastructure Output

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
56.10 11.40 56.10 -37.90 2005 - 2021 percent Monthly
2011-2012=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-02-26 11:30 AM Jan 0.1% 0.2% 4.5%
2021-03-31 11:30 AM Feb -4.6% 0.9% 1%
2021-04-30 11:30 AM Mar 6.8% -3.8% -2%
2021-05-31 11:30 AM Apr 56.1% 11.4% 30%
2021-06-30 11:30 AM May 56.1% 45%
2021-07-30 11:30 AM Jun
2021-08-31 11:30 AM Jul
2021-09-30 11:30 AM Aug


News Stream
India Infrastructure Output Rises at Record Pace
Infrastructure output in India jumped by 56.1 percent year-on-year in April of 2021, accelerating from an upwardly revised 11.4 percent rise in the previous month. It was the biggest gain since series began in 2005, boosted by production of petroleum refinery products (30.9 percent); electricity (38.7 percent); steel (400 percent); coal (9.5 percent); natural gas (25 percent); cement (548.8 percent) and fertilizers (1.7 percent). On the other hand, output was down for crude oil (-2.1 percent). Infrastructure output in April of 2020 had contracted sharply amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-05-31
India Infrastructure Output Growth at Near 3-Year High
Infrastructure output in India rose by 6.8 percent year-on-year in March 2021, the most since July 2018, boosted by production of natural gas (12.3 percent), steel (23 percent), cement (32.5 percent), and electricity (21.6 percent). On the other hand, output was down for coal (-21.9 percent), crude oil (-3.1 percent), petroleum refinery products (-0.7 percent), and fertilizers (-5 percent). Infrastructure output in March 2020 had contracted sharply as the nationwide lockdown to curb the coronavirus pandemic halted activities.
2021-04-30
India Infrastructure Output Falls the Most in 6 Months
Infrastructure output in India sank 4.6 percent year-on-year in February of 2021, following an upwardly revised 0.9 percent growth in January. It is the first decline in three months and the biggest since August, mainly due to a 10.9 percent plunge in refinery products. Other decreases were also seen for electricity (-0.2 percent); steel (-1.8 percent); coal (-4.4 percent); crude oil (-3.2 percent); natural gas (-1 percent); cement (-5.5 percent) and fertilizers (-3.7 percent). Considering the April-February period, infrastructure output declined 8.3 percent.
2021-03-31
India Infrastructure Output Inches Up for 2nd Month
Infrastructure output in India edged up 0.1 percent year-on-year in January of 2021, following an upwardly revised 0.2 percent gain in December. Figures for December compare with early estimates of a 1.3 percent fall. In January, gains were seen in production of electricity (5.1 percent), steel (2.6 percent) and fertilizers (2.7 percent) while declines were reported for refinery products (-2.6 percent), coal (-1.8 percent), crude oil (-4.6 percent), natural gas (-2 percent) and cement (-5.9 percent). Considering Considering April-January 2020-21, infrastructure output declined 8.8 percent.
2021-02-26

India Infrastructure Output
In India, infrastructure output refers to a combined index that measures the performance of Eight Core Industries: refinery production (weight: 28%), electricity generation (19.9%), steel production (17.9%), coal production (10.3%), crude oil production (8.9%), natural gas production (6.9%), cement production (5.4%) and fertilizers production (2.6%). Infrastructure accounts for nearly 40 percent of India's industrial output.