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

Industrial Production In the Euro Area decreased 0.40 percent in November of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Industrial Production in the Euro Area averaged 0.86 percent from 1991 until 2014, 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
-0.40 0.80 9.80 -21.40 1991 - 2014 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, January 29, 2015.


Euro Area Industrial Production Falls in November


Eurozone industrial output decreased 0.4 percent year-on-year in November, after rising a revised 0.8 percent in the previous month, hurt by lower energy output. On a monthly basis, total production expanded 0.2 percent.

Year-on-year, production of energy fell by 4.8 percent, capital goods by 0.9 percent and intermediate goods by 0.6 percent. In contrast, output of durable and non-durable consumer goods rose by 0.4 percent and 3.2 percent respectively. 

In the EU28, industrial production declined by 0.1 percent as energy and capital goods output felt by 4.4 percent and 0.4 percent respectively. Intermediate goods production remained stable, while durable and non-durable consumer goods rose by 2.4 percent and 2.5 percent repectively.

The largest decreases were registered in Sweden (-3.9 percent), the Netherlands (-3.5 percent), Slovakia (-3.3 percent) and France (-2.9 percent). Production rose the most in Ireland (+35.8 percent), Hungary (+5.8 percent), Estonia (+4.9 percent) and Czech Republic (+4.7 percent).

On a monthly basis, output increased 0.2 percent, as production of durable, non-durable and intermediate goods rose by 1.9 percent, 0.5 percent and 0.3 percent respectively. In contrast, production of capital goods fell by 0.2 percent and energy by 0.9 percent.

In the EU28, industrial production increased by 0.2 percent as production of durable, non-durable and intermediate goods rose by 1.7 percent, 0.5 percent and 0.4 percent respectively. In contrast, capital goods and energy output fell by 0.1 percent and 1.0 percent respectively.

The highest increases in industrial production were registered in Ireland (+4.6 percent), Hungary (+3.3 percent) and Croatia (+2.7 percent), and the largest decreases in Lithuania (-2.0 percent), Latvia (-1.7 percent) and Malta (-1.4 percent).

Eurostat | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
1/16/2015 12:18:58 PM


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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-11-12 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Sep
0.6% -0.5% (R) -0.2% -0.27%
2014-12-12 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Oct
0.7% 0.2% (R) 0.6% 0.47%
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
-0.4% -0.16%
2015-03-12 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Jan
-0.31%
2015-04-14 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Feb
-0.41%


Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 0.16 0.15 1.68 -3.39 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.00 50.60 59.00 33.50 [+]
Services PMI 52.30 51.60 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.40 0.80 9.80 -21.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 0.30 2.30 -4.20 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.30 1.20 10.20 -22.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.00 79.90 85.30 69.60 percent [+]
Changes In Inventories -10.73 -4.46 21.64 -20.94 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 45.20 31.80 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Sentix Investors Sentiment 0.88 -2.50 42.02 -42.67 [+]
Car Registrations 776.00 737.00 1130.00 665.00 Thousand [+]
Composite Pmi 52.20 51.40 54.00 45.70 Index Points [+]


Industrial Production Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 3.68 Aug/14 4.36 12.95 -7.78 percent [+]
Brazil -5.80 Nov/14 -3.60 20.12 -17.47 percent [+]
Canada 3.29 Oct/14 3.55 11.40 -14.70 percent [+]
China 7.90 Dec/14 7.20 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.40 Nov/14 0.80 9.80 -21.40 percent [+]
France -2.60 Nov/14 -0.90 8.50 -19.30 percent [+]
Germany -0.50 Nov/14 1.20 15.00 -22.00 percent [+]
India 3.80 Nov/14 -4.20 20.00 -7.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 7.79 Nov/14 8.44 34.50 -25.40 percent [+]
Italy -1.80 Nov/14 -3.00 17.40 -25.90 percent [+]
Japan -3.70 Nov/14 -0.80 33.10 -38.60 percent [+]
Mexico 1.80 Nov/14 2.50 20.30 -14.82 percent [+]
Netherlands -3.50 Nov/14 -1.30 13.90 -19.80 percent [+]
Russia 3.90 Dec/14 -0.40 17.70 -16.90 percent [+]
South Korea -3.40 Nov/14 -3.20 38.80 -25.30 percent [+]
Spain 0.00 Nov/14 1.10 17.80 -28.40 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.36 Aug/14 3.07 14.68 -8.80 percent [+]
Turkey 0.70 Nov/14 2.40 25.20 -23.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.10 Nov/14 1.00 22.70 -12.00 percent [+]
United States 4.90 Dec/14 5.20 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]