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Index of production and index of construction

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  • Release date: 27 April 2017
  • Period covered: Quarter 4 2016
  • Next update: 27 July 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 2.9 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 1.2 per cent. The increase over the longer term in Wales was largely accounted for by an increase in Other Manufacturing and Repair. In the UK, the increase was largely accounted for by Electricity, Gas and Water Supply. The short term quarterly movements show an 8.8 per cent increase in Wales and a 0.4 per cent increase in the UK.
  • The longer term trend for the Index of Construction for Wales shows an 8.0 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 2.4 per cent. The short term quarterly movements in the construction industry show that output increased in Wales by 0.9 per cent and increased in the UK by 1.0 per cent.

Contact

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

Media
Tel: 0300 025 8099

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