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

Industrial Production In the Euro Area increased by 1.20 percent year-on-year in June of 2015, as production of non-durable consumer goods, capital goods and intermediate goods rose by 2.5 percent, 1.7 percent and 0.2 percent, respectively. Meanwhile energy production remained stable. Industrial Production in the Euro Area averaged 0.87 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.

Euro Area Industrial Production
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 1.60 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 the latest reported value for - Euro Area Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - Euro Area Industrial Production - was last refreshed on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-12 10:00 AM Apr 0.8% 2.1%(R) 1.1% 1.3%
2015-07-14 10:00 AM May 1.6% 0.9%(R) 1.9% 1.17%
2015-08-12 10:00 AM Jun 1.2% 1.6% 1.5% 1.02%
2015-09-14 10:00 AM Jul 1.2% 1.18%
2015-10-14 10:00 AM Aug 1.82%
2015-11-12 10:00 AM Sep 0.94%


Euro Area Industrial Production Rises in June


Industrial production in the Eurozone increased 1.2 percent year-on-year in June, compared to 1.6 percent growth in May, but below market expectations. On a monthly basis, industrial output fell 0.4 percent, from a 0.2 percent contraction in the previous month.

Compared with June 2014, industrial production went up by 1.2 percent, as production of non-durable consumer goods rose by 2.5 percent, capital goods by 1.7 percent, intermediate goods by 0.2 percent and durable consumer goods by 0.1 percent, while production of energy remained stable. In the EU28, the increase of 1.7 percent was due to production of capital goods rising by 2.4 percent, durable consumer goods by 2.2 percent, energy by 1.7 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 1.5 percent and intermediate goods by 0.8 percent. 

Among Member States, the highest increases were registered in Ireland (+27.6 percent), Denmark (+7.6 percent), Lithuania (+6.9 percent) and Slovakia (+6.4 percent). Decreases were observed in Greece (-4.6 percent), Estonia (-3.4 percent), the Netherlands (-2.4 percent), Finland (-1.1 percent) and Italy (-0.3 percent).

On a monthly basis, industrial production decreased more than expected by 0.4 percent, as production of durable consumer goods dropped by 2 percent, capital goods by 1.8 percent and intermediate goods by 0.5 percent, while production of non-durable consumer goods remained stable. In contrast, production of energy rose by 3.2 percent. In the EU28, the decrease of 0.2 percent is due to production of capital goods falling by 1.2 percent, durable consumer goods by 0.4 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 0.3 percent and intermediate goods by 0.1 percent, while production of energy rose by 1.5 percent.

Among Member States, the largest decreases were registered in Croatia (-2.9 percent), Portugal (-2.1 percent) and Ireland (-2 percent), while the highest increases were reported in Denmark (+4.2 percent), the Netherlands (+3.9 percent) and Slovakia (+1.4 percent). 

Eurostat | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
8/12/2015 10:50:23 AM


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Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 0.21 0.41 1.53 -3.89 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.40 52.40 59.00 33.50 [+]
Services PMI 54.30 54.00 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.20 1.60 9.80 -21.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.40 -0.40 2.30 -4.20 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.40 2.30 10.20 -22.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.10 81.10 85.30 69.60 percent [+]
Changes In Inventories -5.80 -9.80 21.64 -20.94 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 47.60 42.70 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Car Registrations 795.00 783.00 1130.00 665.00 Thousand [+]
Composite Pmi 54.10 53.90 54.20 45.70 Index Points [+]
Mining Production -13.80 -23.70 25.80 -26.60 percent [+]


Industrial Production Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 2.71 Mar/15 3.72 12.95 -7.78 percent [+]
Brazil -3.20 Jun/15 -8.90 20.12 -17.47 percent [+]
Canada -2.80 May/15 -1.00 11.40 -14.70 percent [+]
China 6.00 Jul/15 6.80 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Euro Area 1.20 Jun/15 1.60 9.80 -21.40 percent [+]
France 1.00 Jun/15 1.60 8.50 -19.30 percent [+]
Germany 0.60 Jun/15 2.10 15.00 -22.00 percent [+]
India 3.80 Jun/15 2.70 20.00 -7.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.80 Jun/15 2.20 34.50 -25.40 percent [+]
Italy -0.30 Jun/15 3.00 17.40 -25.90 percent [+]
Japan 0.20 Jul/15 2.30 33.10 -38.60 percent [+]
Mexico 1.40 Jun/15 -0.90 20.30 -14.82 percent [+]
Netherlands -2.60 Jun/15 -7.30 13.90 -19.20 percent [+]
Russia -4.70 Jul/15 -4.80 17.70 -16.90 percent [+]
South Korea -3.30 Jul/15 1.20 38.80 -25.30 percent [+]
Spain 4.50 Jun/15 3.20 17.80 -28.40 percent [+]
Switzerland -2.51 Jun/15 -0.55 13.56 -8.91 percent [+]
Turkey 5.50 Jun/15 2.40 25.20 -23.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.50 Jun/15 2.10 22.70 -12.00 percent [+]
United States 1.30 Jul/15 1.30 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]