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Index of production and index of construction

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  • Release date: 16 October 2014
  • Period covered: Quarter 2 2014
  • Next update: January 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 0.6 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 2.0 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 increased in both Wales and the UK (up 4.7 per cent and up 0.2 per cent respectively).
  • The longer term trend for the Index of Construction for Wales shows a 1.7 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 5.9 per cent. The short term quarterly movements in the construction industry show output increased in both Wales and the UK (up 4.5 per cent and up 0.7 per cent respectively).

Contact

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Email: economic.stats@wales.gsi.gov.uk

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