Index of Production

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

 

Latest Results (Quarter 2 2022) - Published 15 September 2022

Headline results

  • The NI IOP increased by 0.5% over the quarter (April - June) and by 3.9% over the year.
  • The NI IOP is at a ten year high in Quarter 2 2022.
  • The UK IOP reported increases of 0.5% over the quarter and 2.0% over the year.
  • When the most recent four quarters are compared to the previous four quarters, the NI production sector increased by 4.9% while the UK production sector increased by 2.0%.
  • The NI IOP is 6.5% above the pre-Coronavirus pandemic level seen in Quarter 4 2019, while the UK remains 1.2% below its Quarter 4 2019 level.
  • The quarterly increase in NI production output of 0.5% has been driven by increases in two of the four main sectors: Manufacturing (0.6%) and Water supply, sewerage and waste management (Inc. recycling) (0.5%). This was partially offset by decreases in Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (8.7%) and Mining and quarrying (3.2%).
  • The annual increase in NI production output of 3.9% was driven by increases in two of the four main sectors: Manufacturing (2.9%) and Water supply, sewerage and waste management (Inc. recycling) (25.3%). This was partially offset by decreases in Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (5.8%) and Mining and quarrying (16.3%).

Current publication and tables

Index of Production Quarter 2 2022 statistical bulletin and data tables

Historical bulletins

Historical statistical bulletins for the Index of Production (Quarter 1 2014 to Quarter 4 2021) are retained on the Index of Production - historical statistical bulletins page. Statistical bulletins from Quarter 1 2022 onwards can be found under related documents

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