Manufacturing output in the UK stalled in September of 2022, compared to a downwardly revised 1.1 percent contraction in the previous month and halting three consecutive months of decline. Production rebounded for basic pharmaceutical products and preparations (9.3% vs -4.1% in August) and transport equipment (2.7% vs -2%), and grew for textiles, wearing apparel, and leather products (3.3% vs 0.7%), offsetting contractions in basic metals and metal products (-3.4% vs -2.2%), coke and refined petroleum products (-1.2% vs 1.3%), chemicals (-3% vs 1.2%), and computer, electronic, and optical products (-2.7% vs 0.8%). On a yearly basis, manufacturing production fell by 5.8%, less than forecasts of a 6.8% contraction and slowing from the downwardly revised 6.2% decline in August. source: Office for National Statistics

Manufacturing Production MoM in the United Kingdom averaged 0.12 Percent from 1968 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 14.50 Percent in June of 2020 and a record low of -23.70 Percent in April of 2020. This page includes a chart with historical data for the United Kingdom Manufacturing Production MoM. United Kingdom Manufacturing Production MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2022.

Manufacturing Production MoM in the United Kingdom is expected to be -0.90 Percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Manufacturing Production MoM is projected to trend around 0.30 Percent in 2023 and 0.40 Percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United Kingdom Manufacturing Production MoM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-12 06:00 AM Aug -1.6% -1.1% 0% 0.1%
2022-11-11 07:00 AM Sep 0% -1.1% -0.4% -1.1%
2022-12-12 07:00 AM Oct 0.0% -0.2%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Industrial Production Mom 0.20 -1.40 percent Sep 2022
Industrial Production -3.10 -4.30 percent Sep 2022
Manufacturing Production -5.80 -6.20 percent Sep 2022
New Orders 12896.00 11617.00 GBP Million Sep 2022
Changes in Inventories 5444.00 16468.00 GBP Million Sep 2022
Corporate Profits 132412.00 134096.00 GBP Million Sep 2022
Manufacturing Production MoM 0.00 -1.10 Percent Sep 2022
Private Investment -0.50 3.70 percent Sep 2022
Leading Economic Index -0.20 -0.10 percent Sep 2022
Mining Production -4.70 -10.00 percent Sep 2022

United Kingdom Manufacturing Production MoM
Manufacturing production measures the output of businesses operating in the manufacturing sector. It is the most important sector in the UK 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).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.00 -1.10 14.50 -23.70 1968 - 2022 Percent Monthly
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UK Manufacturing Stalls in September
Manufacturing output in the UK stalled in September of 2022, compared to a downwardly revised 1.1 percent contraction in the previous month and halting three consecutive months of decline. Production rebounded for basic pharmaceutical products and preparations (9.3% vs -4.1% in August) and transport equipment (2.7% vs -2%), and grew for textiles, wearing apparel, and leather products (3.3% vs 0.7%), offsetting contractions in basic metals and metal products (-3.4% vs -2.2%), coke and refined petroleum products (-1.2% vs 1.3%), chemicals (-3% vs 1.2%), and computer, electronic, and optical products (-2.7% vs 0.8%). On a yearly basis, manufacturing production fell by 5.8%, less than forecasts of a 6.8% contraction and slowing from the downwardly revised 6.2% decline in August.
2022-11-11
UK Manufacturing Output Unexpectedly Falls
Manufacturing output in the UK unexpectedly declined by 1.6 percent month-over-month in August 2022, the steepest drop since January 2021, compared with market forecasts of a flat reading and after a downwardly revised 1.1 percent fall a month earlier. Production shrank for most industry groups: basic pharmaceuticals (-6% vs -3.6%), wood & paper products (-3.4% vs 0.5%), rubber and plastic products (-1.2% vs -0.2%), basic metals and metal products (-2.8% vs 0.7%), computer, electronic and optical products (-0.3% vs -1.5%), machinery and equipment (-1.7% vs -0.7%), transport equipment (-3.0% vs -2.5%), and other manufacturing (-0.9% vs -1.3%). On a yearly basis, manufacturing production unexpectedly dropped 6.7% in August, the steepest contraction since July 2020, also missing consensus of a 0.8% rise and after a downwardly revised 5.2% fall in July.
2022-10-12
UK July Manufacturing Output Up 0.1% MoM
Manufacturing output in the UK rose by 0.1 percent month-over-month in July 2022, compared with market consensus of a 0.4 percent growth and after a 1.6 percent gain a month earlier. Production bounced back for machinery and equipment (3.3% vs -0.8% in June), wood & paper products & printing (2.4% vs -3.8%), basic metals and metals products (0.8% vs -3.1%), textiles (0.5% vs -2.5%), and rubber and plastic products and non-metallic mineral products (0.1% vs -6.2%). Meantime, output slowed for computer, electronic and optical products (1.4% vs 3.7%), transport equipment (1.3% vs 2.4%). On a yearly basis, manufacturing production rose by 1.1% in July, missing consensus of 1.6% and after a 1.3% increase in June.
2022-09-12