United Kingdom Manufacturing Production  1969-2017 | Data | Chart

Manufacturing production in the United Kingdom increased 2.3 percent year-on-year in March of 2017, following a downwardly revised 3 percent rise in the previous month and missing market expectations of 3.1 percent gain. On a monthly basis, manufacturing output went down 0.6 percent, mainly dragged down by metal products (3 percent), transport equipment (-1.7 percent), computer, electronic and optical (-4.5 percent) and pharmaceuticals (-0.8 percent). In contrast, coke and petroleum was the largest upward contribution, increasing 4.1 percent. Considering the first quarter of the year, manufacturing rose 0.3 percent over the previous period. Manufacturing Production in the United Kingdom averaged 0.58 percent from 1969 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 19.60 percent in February of 1973 and a record low of -16.90 percent in December of 1980.

United Kingdom Manufacturing Production
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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-10 09:30 AM Jan 2.7% 4.2% 3% 3.4%
2017-04-07 08:30 AM Feb 3.3% 2.6% 3.9% 3.6%
2017-05-11 08:30 AM Mar 2.3% 3.0% 3.1% 3%
2017-06-09 08:30 AM Apr 2.3% 2.43%
2017-07-07 08:30 AM May 2.46%
2017-08-10 08:30 AM Jun 2.41%




United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 1.00 15.00 55.00 -75.00 [+]
Services PMI 55.80 55.00 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 57.30 54.20 61.50 34.40 [+]
Industrial Production 1.40 2.50 22.70 -12.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.50 -0.80 9.80 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.30 3.00 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.50 81.70 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 9.00 4.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 12704.00 13066.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 12.00 1448.00 11173.00 -14898.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 3967.00 5593.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 105484.00 102743.00 105484.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -51.00 -40.80 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 170691.00 153041.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 152076.00 562337.00 562337.00 33051.00 Cars [+]
Small Business Sentiment 16.00 16.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Steel Production 649.00 626.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment -0.90 0.40 59.40 -33.60 percent [+]
Mining Production 0.60 -1.10 851.30 -90.50 percent [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 81.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 10.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.49 5.43 5.56 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 7.00 10.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 56.20 54.90 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 6.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 29277.00 34985.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


United Kingdom Manufacturing Production Notes

Manufacturing production measures the output of businesses operating in the manufacturing sector. It is the most important sector in the UK and accounts for 70 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: Food, drink and tobacco (11 percent of total production); transport equipment (9 percent); basic metals (8 percent); other manufacturing and repair (6 percent); pharmaceutical products and preparations (6 percent); and rubber and plastic products and non-metallic mineral products (6 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Manufacturing Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Manufacturing Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.30 3.00 19.60 -16.90 1969 - 2017 percent Monthly
Constant Prices 2012=100, SA



manufacturing production by Country

Last
Australia -1.80 Dec/16
Brazil 0.30 Mar/17
Canada 2.61 Feb/17
China 6.90 Apr/17
Euro Area 2.60 Mar/17
France 3.50 Mar/17
Germany 1.40 Mar/17
India 1.20 Mar/17
Italy 3.50 Mar/17
Japan 3.50 Mar/17
Mexico 8.53 Mar/17
Netherlands 4.00 Mar/17
Russia 0.60 Apr/17
South Korea 3.20 Mar/17
Spain 1.90 Mar/17
Switzerland -0.50 Mar/17
Turkey 2.50 Mar/17
United Kingdom 2.30 Mar/17
United States 1.70 Apr/17