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Index of production and index of construction

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  • Release date: 18 October 2018
  • Period covered: Quarter 2 2018
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 decrease when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 1.8 per cent, over the same period. The decrease over the longer term in Wales was largely accounted for by a decrease in Electricity, Gas and Water Supply and Other Manufacturing and Repair. In the UK, the increase was largely accounted for by Machinery and Equipment. The short term trend for Wales shows a 1.9 per cent increase when comparing the latest quarter to the previous quarter. UK output decreased by 0.8 per cent, over the same period.
  • The longer term trend for the Index of Construction for Wales shows an 8.3 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 2.9 per cent, over the same period. The short term trend for Wales shows a 4.6 per cent increase when comparing the latest quarter to the previous quarter. Output increased in the UK by 0.8 per cent, over the same period.

Contact

Statistician
Tel: 0300 025 9016
Email: economic.stats@gov.wales

Media
Tel: 0300 025 8099

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