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Index of production and index of construction

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  • Release date: 30 July 2015
  • Period covered: Quarter 1 2015
  • Next update: October 2015
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 0.8 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters.  UK output increased by 1.4 per cent. The increase over the longer term in Wales was largely accounted for by an increase in Food, Beverages and Tobacco. In the UK, the increase was largely accounted for by Transport Equipment. The short term quarterly movements show output increased in both Wales and the UK (up 2.4 per cent and up 0.2 per cent respectively).
  • The longer term trend for the Index of Construction for Wales shows a 3.6 per cent fall when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 8.0 per cent.  The short term quarterly movements in the construction industry show output fell in both Wales and the UK (down 4.9 per cent and down 0.2 per cent respectively).

StatsWales tables will be published in due course.

Contact

Tel: 029 2082 5017
Email: economic.stats@wales.gsi.gov.uk