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Index of production and index of construction

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  • Release date: 19 April 2018
  • Period covered: Quarter 4 2017
  • Next update: 19 July 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 1.1 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 1.9 per cent, over the same period. The increase over the longer term in Wales was largely accounted for by an increase in Transport Equipment. In the UK, the increase was largely accounted for by Other Manufacturing and Repair, Machinery and Equipment and Transport Equipment. The short term trend for Wales shows a 3.7 per cent increase when comparing the latest quarter to the previous quarter. UK output increased by 0.4 per cent, over the same period.
  • The longer term trend for the Index of Construction for Wales shows a 3.8 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 5.7 per cent, over the same period. The short term trend for Wales shows a 0.5 per cent increase when comparing the latest quarter to the previous quarter. UK output decreased in the UK by 0.1 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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