Euro Area Industrial Production 1991-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Industrial Production In the Euro Area increased 1.20 percent in January of 2015 over the same month in the previous year. Industrial Production in the Euro Area averaged 0.86 percent from 1991 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 9.80 percent in May of 2010 and a record low of -21.40 percent in April of 2009. Industrial Production in the Euro Area is reported by the Eurostat.

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Euro Area Industrial Production


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 0.60 9.80 -21.40 1991 - 2015 percent Monthly
In Euro Area, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. This page provides - Euro Area Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Euro Area Industrial Production - was last refreshed on Thursday, April 2, 2015.


Euro Area Industrial Production Gains 1.2% in January


Factory output in the Eurozone rose 1.2 percent year-on-year in January of 2015 compared with a 0.6 percent increase reported in December. Yet, on a monthly basis, industrial production unexpectedly shrank 0.1 percent.

The increase of 1.2 percent in industrial production in the euro area in January 2015 compared with January 2014, is due to production of energy rising by 2.9 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 2.7 percent, durable consumer goods by 2.5 percent, capital goods by 1.4 percent and intermediate goods by 0.7 percent.

In the EU28, industrial production rose 1.5 percent. Among Member States for which data are available, the highest increases in industrial production were registered in Ireland (+8.8 percent), Malta (+8.1 percent) and Hungary (+7.8 percent), and the largest decreases in Croatia (-4.9 percent), Finland (-4.2 percent) and Latvia (-3.5 percent). 

On a monthly basis, the decrease of 0.1 percent in industrial production in the Euro Area in January is due to production of durable consumer goods falling by 2.2 percent and intermediate goods by 0.5 percent, while capital goods and non-durable consumer goods both increased by 0.1 percent and energy by 0.9 percent. 

Industrial production remained stable in the EU28. Among Member States for which data are available, the largest decreases in industrial production were registered in Croatia (-4.0 percent), Latvia (-3.1 percent), Finland (-2.5 percent) and Lithuania (-2.3 percent), and the highest increases in Malta (+6.1 percent), Hungary (+4.3 percent) and Bulgaria (+2.0 percent).

Eurostat | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
3/12/2015 10:40:09 AM


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Euro Area Industrial Production Falls in November
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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-01-14 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Nov
-0.4% 0.8% (R) -0.8% 0.31%
2015-02-12 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Dec
-0.2% -0.8% (R) 0.3% -0.16%
2015-03-12 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Jan
1.2% 0.6% (R) 0.1% 0.1%
2015-04-14 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Feb
1.2% -0.41%
2015-05-13 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Mar
-0.41%
2015-06-12 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Apr
-0.45%


Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 0.23 0.09 1.68 -3.39 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.20 51.00 59.00 33.50 [+]
Services PMI 54.30 53.70 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.20 0.60 9.80 -21.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.10 0.30 2.30 -4.20 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.00 1.20 10.20 -22.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.70 80.00 85.30 69.60 percent [+]
Changes In Inventories -15.32 -7.01 21.64 -20.94 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 62.40 52.70 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Sentix Investors Sentiment 18.64 12.37 42.02 -42.67 [+]
Car Registrations 797.00 798.00 1130.00 665.00 Thousand [+]
Composite Pmi 54.10 53.30 54.00 45.70 Index Points [+]
Mining Production -0.10 -8.50 21.30 -26.70 percent [+]


Industrial Production Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 3.44 Nov/14 3.87 12.95 -7.78 percent [+]
Brazil -9.10 Feb/15 -5.20 20.12 -17.47 percent [+]
Canada 3.33 Jan/15 3.39 11.40 -14.70 percent [+]
China 6.80 Feb/15 6.80 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Euro Area 1.20 Jan/15 0.60 9.80 -21.40 percent [+]
France -0.90 Jan/15 -1.30 8.50 -19.30 percent [+]
Germany 0.90 Jan/15 0.50 15.00 -22.00 percent [+]
India 2.60 Jan/15 3.20 20.00 -7.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 4.97 Jan/15 5.29 34.50 -25.40 percent [+]
Italy -2.20 Jan/15 0.10 17.40 -25.90 percent [+]
Japan -2.60 Feb/15 -2.80 33.10 -38.60 percent [+]
Mexico 0.30 Jan/15 3.00 20.30 -14.82 percent [+]
Netherlands -2.20 Dec/14 -3.70 13.90 -19.80 percent [+]
Russia -1.60 Feb/15 0.90 17.70 -16.90 percent [+]
South Korea -4.70 Feb/15 1.70 38.80 -25.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.40 Jan/15 0.00 17.80 -28.40 percent [+]
Switzerland 2.70 Nov/14 -0.36 14.68 -8.80 percent [+]
Turkey -2.20 Jan/15 2.60 25.20 -23.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.30 Jan/15 0.80 22.70 -12.00 percent [+]
United States 3.47 Feb/15 4.80 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]