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Statistical: Index of Production, January 2014

Released: 11 March 2014 –  Download PDF

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Key Points

  • Users are reminded that all figures contained within this release are seasonally adjusted estimates.
  • Production output increased by 2.9% between January 2013 and January 2014. This increase reflects rises of 3.3% in manufacturing (the largest component of production) and 12.6% in water supply, sewerage & waste management output.
  • The main manufacturing components contributing to the increase between January 2013 and January 2014 were the manufacture of rubber, plastic products & other non-metallic mineral products; the manufacture of machinery and equipment not elsewhere classified; and the manufacture of transport equipment.
  • Total production increased by 0.1% between December 2013 and January 2014. The only downward contribution was from mining & quarrying, which decreased by 3.4%; all remaining sectors reflected upward contributions with manufacturing showing an increase of 0.4%.
  • The main components contributing to the increase in manufacturing between December 2013 and January 2014 were the manufacture of rubber, plastic products & other non-metallic mineral products; the manufacture of machinery and equipment not elsewhere classified; and the other manufacturing and repair.
  • In this release the earliest period open for revision was January 2012. There is no impact on the previously published GDP estimates from these revisions.

Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.1.0.

 

 

 

 

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