Index of Production

The IOP provides information on the output of the production industries, manufacturing industries and market trends.

 

 

 

Latest Results (Quarter 3 2021) - Published 16 December 2021

Headline results

  • The NI IOP showed no change (0.0%) over the quarter (July - September) and increased by 3.6% over the year.
  • The UK IOP reported increases of 0.7% over the quarter and 3.7% over the year.
  • When the most recent four quarters are compared to the previous four quarters, the NI production sector increased by 8.1% while the UK production sector increased by 4.2%.
  • The NI IOP is 0.1% below the pre-Coronavirus pandemic level seen in Quarter 4 2019, while the UK is 2.1% below Quarter 4 2019.
  • Two of the four main sectors reported increases over the quarter: Manufacturing (0.3%) and Water supply, sewerage and waste management (Inc. recycling) (6.9%). Decreases have been reported in the Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (1.8%) and Mining and quarrying (3.5%) sectors.
  • The annual increase in NI production output of 3.6% was driven by increases in all four of the main sectors: Manufacturing (0.5%); Water supply, sewerage and waste management (Inc. recycling) (30.0%); Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (2.6%) and Mining and quarrying (12.8%).

Current publication and tables

Index of Production Quarter 3 2021 statistical bulletin and data tables

Historical bulletins

Index of Production - historical statistical bulletins

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