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Index of production and index of construction

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  • Release date: 15 April 2014
  • Period covered: Quarter 4 2013
  • Next update: July 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 1.8 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output fell, down 0.3 per cent. The rise over the longer term in Wales was largely accounted for by increases in Electricity, Gas and Water Supply. In the UK, the fall was largely accounted for by Mining & Quarrying and Machinery & Equipment. The short term quarterly movements fell in Wales (down 0.1 per cent) whilst the UK increased (up 0.5 per cent).
  • The longer term trend for the Index of Construction for Wales shows a 6.9 per cent increase when comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters. UK output increased by 1.1 per cent. The short term quarterly movements in the construction industry show output fell in both Wales and the UK (down 7.1 per cent and 0.2 per cent respectively).

StatsWales tables will be published in due course.

Contact

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

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