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

Industrial Production In the Euro Area increased 0.60 percent in September 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
0.60 -0.50 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, November 21, 2014.


Euro Area Industrial Production Rebounds in September


Eurozone industrial production rose 0.6 percent year-on-year in September, following a revised 0.5 percent drop in August, due to higher production of capital goods and non-durable consumer goods. On a monthly basis, production rose 0.6 percent .

The annual increase is due to production of capital goods and non-durable consumer goods both rising by 2.0 percent. Intermediate goods remained stable, while energy fell by 2.5 percent and durable consumer goods by 3.3 percent. 

In the EU 28, the increase of 0.6 percent is due to production of capital goods rising by 2.1 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 1.2 percent and intermediate goods by 0.5 percent, while durable consumer goods fell by 0.7 percent and energy by 2.2 percent. 

The highest increases in industrial production were registered in Ireland (+22.1 percent), the Czech Republic (+5.6 percent) and Hungary (+5.1 percent), and the largest decreases in Malta (-7.4 percent), Sweden (-4.1 percent) and Greece (-3.5 percent).

On a monthly basis, the increase of 0.6 percent in industrial production in the euro area in September is due to production of capital goods rising by 2.9 percent and energy by 0.3 percent, while intermediate goods fell by 0.6 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 0.9 percent and durable consumer goods by 2.6 percent. 

In the EU28, the increase of 0.6 percent is due to production of capital goods rising by 2.4 percent and energy by 0.3 percent, while intermediate goods fell by 0.4 percent, non-durable consumer goods by 0.9 percent and durable consumer goods by 1.7 percent. 

The highest increases in industrial production were registered in Croatia (+4.6 percent), the Czech Republic (+4.5 percent) and Ireland (+4.1 percent), and the largest decreases in Denmark (-5.6 percent), Portugal (-4.1 percent) and the Netherlands (-2.0 percent). 

Eurostat | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
11/12/2014 10:20:15 AM


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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-12 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Jul 2014
2.2% 0.2% (R) 1.3% 1.8%
2014-10-14 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Aug 2014
-1.9% 1.6% (R) -0.9% 1.39%
2014-11-12 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Sep 2014
0.6% -0.5% (R) -0.2% -0.27%
2014-12-12 10:00 AM
Industrial Production YoY  Oct 2014
0.6% 0.47%


Euro Area Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 0.05 0.02 1.50 -3.77 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 50.40 50.60 59.00 33.50 [+]
Services PMI 51.30 52.30 58.30 39.20 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 0.60 -0.50 9.80 -21.40 Percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 -1.40 2.30 -4.20 Percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.50 2.50 10.20 -22.40 Percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 80.00 79.90 85.30 69.60 Percent [+]
Changes In Inventories -1.30 6.18 21.64 -20.94 EUR Billion [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index 11.00 4.10 89.90 -63.70 [+]
Sentix Investors Sentiment -11.90 -13.73 42.02 -42.67 [+]
Car Registrations 732.00 742.00 1130.00 665.00 Thousand [+]
Composite Pmi 51.40 52.10 54.00 45.70 Index Points [+]