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Index of production and index of construction

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  • Release date: 27 July 2017
  • Period covered: Quarter 1 2017
  • Next update: 26 October 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 4.1 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 1.7 per cent. The increase over the longer term in Wales was largely accounted for by an increase in Other Manufacturing and Repair and Manufacturing of Rubber and Plastics and other Non-metallic Minerals. In the UK, the increase was largely accounted for by Electricity, Gas and Water Supply. The short term quarterly movements show a 0.1 per cent decrease in Wales and a 0.1 per cent increase in the UK.
  • The longer term trend for the Index of Construction for Wales shows a 6.6 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 2.6 per cent. The short term quarterly movements in the construction industry show that output decreased in Wales by 2.1 per cent and increased in the UK by 1.1 per cent.

Contact

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

Media
Tel: 0300 025 8099

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