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

Industrial Production In the Euro Area decreased 0.20 percent in December of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Industrial Production in the Euro Area averaged 0.85 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
-0.20 -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 Friday, February 27, 2015.


Euro Area Industrial Production Falls in December


Eurozone industrial output shrank 0.2 percent year-on-year in December, after declining a revised 0.8 percent in November driven by lower energy production.

In December, production of energy fell the most 1.7 percent, durable consumer goods went down 0.5 percent, capital goods decreased 0.3 percent and intermediate goods dropped 0.2 percent. In contrast, non-durable consumer goods rose by 0.7 percent. 

In the EU28, the increase of 0.3 percent is due to production of durable consumer goods rising by 3.0 percent, capital goods by 1.2 percent, intermediate goods by 0.8 percent and non-durable consumer goods by 0.5 percent, while energy fell by 1.8 percent.

The largest decreases in industrial production were registered in Greece (-4.2 percent), Malta (-3.8 percent) and Portugal (-3.1 percent), and the highest increases in Ireland (+18.2 percent), Estonia (+7.6 percent) and Poland (+5.7 percent).

On a monthly basis, industrial production was stable in the euro area in December 2014 due to production of durable consumer goods rising by 2.3 percent, intermediate goods by 1.1 percent, energy by 1.0 percent and capital goods by 0.2 percent, while non-durable consumer goods fell by 1.8 percent.

In the EU 28, the increase of 0.1 percent is due to production of durable consumer goods rising by 2.0 percent, intermediate goods by 1.0 percent, capital goods by 0.7 percent and energy by 0.3 percent, while non-durable consumer goods fell by 1.4 percent.

The largest decreases in industrial production were registered in Ireland (-12.4 percent), Portugal (-3.6 percent) and Malta (-3.3 percent), and the highest increases in Poland (+2.0 percent), France (+1.6 percent) and Sweden (+1.2 percent).

Eurostat | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
2/12/2015 10:34:30 AM


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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
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
-0.2% -0.8% (R) 0.3% -0.16%
2015-03-12 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Jan
-0.2% -0.31%
2015-04-14 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Feb
-0.41%
2015-05-13 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Mar
-0.41%


Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 0.07 0.16 1.68 -3.39 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.10 51.00 59.00 33.50 [+]
Services PMI 53.90 52.70 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.20 -0.80 9.80 -21.40 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.00 0.10 2.30 -4.20 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.20 0.10 10.20 -22.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.70 80.00 85.30 69.60 percent [+]
Changes In Inventories -10.73 -4.46 21.64 -20.94 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 52.70 45.20 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Sentix Investors Sentiment 12.37 0.88 42.02 -42.67 [+]
Car Registrations 797.00 777.00 1130.00 665.00 Thousand [+]
Composite Pmi 53.50 52.60 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 3.68 Aug/14 4.36 12.95 -7.78 percent [+]
Brazil -2.70 Dec/14 -5.80 20.12 -17.47 percent [+]
Canada 2.20 Nov/14 3.33 11.40 -14.70 percent [+]
China 7.90 Dec/14 7.20 29.40 -21.10 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.20 Dec/14 -0.80 9.80 -21.40 percent [+]
France -1.30 Dec/14 -2.60 8.50 -19.30 percent [+]
Germany -0.40 Dec/14 -0.40 15.00 -22.00 percent [+]
India 1.70 Dec/14 3.90 20.00 -7.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.16 Dec/14 5.68 34.50 -25.40 percent [+]
Italy 0.10 Dec/14 -1.90 17.40 -25.90 percent [+]
Japan -2.60 Jan/15 0.10 33.10 -38.60 percent [+]
Mexico 3.00 Dec/14 1.80 20.30 -14.82 percent [+]
Netherlands -2.20 Dec/14 -3.70 13.90 -19.80 percent [+]
Russia 0.90 Jan/15 3.90 17.70 -16.90 percent [+]
South Korea 0.40 Dec/14 -3.60 38.80 -25.30 percent [+]
Spain -0.90 Dec/14 -0.30 17.80 -28.40 percent [+]
Switzerland 2.70 Nov/14 -0.36 14.68 -8.80 percent [+]
Turkey 2.60 Dec/14 0.70 25.20 -23.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.50 Dec/14 1.10 22.70 -12.00 percent [+]
United States 4.80 Jan/15 4.40 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]