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Index of production and index of construction

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  • Release date: 22 July 2014
  • Period covered: Quarter 1 2014
  • Next update: 16 October 2014
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 1.2 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 0.8 per cent. The rise over the longer term in both Wales and the UK was largely accounted for by an increase in Transport Equipment. The short term quarterly movements fell in Wales (down 3.4 per cent) whilst the UK increased (up 0.7 per cent).
  • The longer term trend for the Index of Construction for Wales shows a 5.8 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 4.5 per cent. The short term quarterly movements in the construction industry show output fell in Wales (down 3.6 per cent) but increased for the UK (up 1.5 per cent).

Contact

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

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