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Index of production and index of construction

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  • Release date: 26 January 2017
  • Period covered: Quarter 3 2016
  • Next update: 27 April 2017
A quarterly report which show the short term movements in the output of industries in the production and construction sectors within Wales.

Key points

  • The longer term trend for the Index of Production for Wales shows a 2.0 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 0.9 per cent. The increase over the longer term in Wales was largely accounted for by an increase in Rubber and Plastics and other Non-metallic Minerals, and Other Manufacturing and Repair. In the UK, the increase was largely accounted for by Mining and Quarrying. The short term quarterly movements show a 5.0 per cent decrease in Wales and a 0.4 per cent decrease in the UK.
  • The longer term trend for the Index of Construction for Wales shows a 7.9 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 2.1 per cent. The short term quarterly movements in the construction industry show that output increased in Wales by 0.1 per cent and fell in the UK by 0.8 per cent.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 0300 025 6960
Email: economic.stats@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Media
Tel: 0300 025 8099

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