Euro Area Industrial Production 1991-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Industrial Production In the Euro Area decreased 1.90 percent in August 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.

   
 
 

Euro Area Industrial Production


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.90 1.60 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 Sunday, October 26, 2014.


Euro Area Industrial Production Disappoints


Euro Area industrial output contracted 1.9 percent year-on-year in August of 2014, following a revised 1.6 percent increase in July. It is the first annual drop in a year mainly due to a contraction in capital goods and energy production.

The decrease of 1.9 percent in industrial production in the euro area in August of 2014 compared with August 2013, is due to production of capital goods falling by 3.7 percent, energy by 3.5 percent, durable consumer goods by 2.9 percent and intermediate goods by 1.1 percent, while non-durable consumer goods increased by 1.4 percent. In the EU28, the decrease of 0.8 percent is due to production of energy falling by 3.3 percent and capital goods by 2.3 percent, while intermediate goods increased by 0.4 percent, durable consumer goods by 1.4 percent and non-durable consumer goods by 1.9 percent.

The largest decreases in industrial production were registered in Malta (-7.0 percent), Greece (-6.0 percent), Lithuania (-4.9 percent) and Croatia (-4.7 percent), and the highest increases in Ireland (+18.3 percent), Luxembourg (+5.6 percent), Slovenia (+4.6 percent) and Portugal (+3.9 percent).

On a monthly basis, industrial output fell 1.8 percent in August 2014 due to production of capital goods falling by 4.8 percent, intermediate goods by 0.7 percent and non-durable consumer goods by 0.2 percent, while durable consumer goods increased by 0.2 percent and energy by 1.2 percent. In the EU28, the decrease of 1.4 percent is due to production of capital goods falling by 4.3 percent and intermediate goods by 0.4 percent, while non-durable consumer goods increased by 0.2 percent, durable consumer goods by 0.6 percent and energy by 1.2 percent.

The largest decreases in industrial production were registered in Hungary (-5.8 percent), Germany (-4.3 percent) and Croatia (-4.1 percent), and the highest increases in Denmark (+6.9 percent), Portugal (+3.1 percent) and the Netherlands (+1.3 percent).

Eurostat | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
10/14/2014 10:16:49 AM


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Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-07-14 10:00 AM Euro Area
Industrial Production YoY
May 2014 0.5% 1.4% 0.5% 2.5%
2014-08-13 10:00 AM Euro Area
Industrial Production YoY
Jun 2014 0.0% 0.6% (R) 0.1% 0.1%
2014-09-12 10:00 AM Euro Area
Industrial Production YoY
Jul 2014 2.2% 0.2% (R) 1.3% 1.8%
2014-10-14 10:00 AM Euro Area
Industrial Production YoY
Aug 2014 -1.9% 1.6% (R) -0.9% 1.39%
2014-11-12 10:00 AM Euro Area
Industrial Production YoY
Sep 2014 -1.9% 0.27%


Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 0.07 0.16 1.50 -3.77 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.70 50.30 59.00 33.50 [+]
Services PMI 52.40 52.40 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -1.90 1.60 9.80 -21.40 Percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -1.80 0.90 2.30 -4.20 Percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.50 2.50 10.20 -22.40 Percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 79.80 79.50 85.30 69.60 Percent [+]
Changes In Inventories 6.49 -2.31 21.64 -20.94 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 4.10 14.20 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Sentix Investors Sentiment -13.70 -9.80 42.02 -42.67 [+]
Car Registrations 738.00 731.00 1130.00 665.00 Thousand [+]
Composite Pmi 52.20 52.00 54.00 45.70 Index Points [+]