Index of Production

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

 

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Latest Results (Quarter 4 2019) - Published 19th March 2020

Headline results

  • The NI IOP increased by 0.6% over the quarter (October - December) and by 1.7% over the year.
  • The UK IOP reported a decrease over the quarter (0.8%) and a decrease over the year (2.0%).
  • The quarterly increase in production output of 0.6% has been driven by increases in three of the four of the main sectors: Manufacturing (0.7%); Water supply, sewerage and waste management (Inc. recycling) (3.1%); Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (0.3%) and offset by a decrease in Mining and quarrying (5.0%).
  • The annual increase in NI production output of 1.7% was driven by increases in Manufacturing (2.1%) and Water supply, sewerage and waste management (Inc. recycling) (2.1%). This increase was partially offset by decreases in Mining and Quarrying (7.0%) and Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (3.6%).

Current publication and tables

Index of Production Quarter 4 2019 statistical bulletin and data tables

Historical bulletins

Index of Production - historical statistical bulletins

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