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Summary of the Index of Production, July 2013

Released: 06 September 2013 Download PDF

Figure 1: Seasonally adjusted production and manufacturing

Figure 1: Seasonally adjusted production and manufacturing
Source: Monthly Business Survey (Production and Services) - Office for National Statistics

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The seasonally adjusted index decreased by 1.6% between July 2012 and July 2013. There were decreases of 0.7% in manufacturing, 9.7% in mining & quarrying and 4.0% in the electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning sector. Offsetting these decreases was an increase of 5.6% in the water supply, sewerage & waste management sector.

There was no change in production between June 2013 and July 2013. There were increases of 0.2% in manufacturing and 1.2% in water, sewerage & waste management sector. Offsetting the increases were decreases of 0.5% in mining & quarrying and 2.2% in the electricity, gas, steam & air conditioning sector.
In this release, periods back to April 2013 are open for revision.

Source: Office for National Statistics

Background notes

  1. Production and Manufacturing data is from the latest “Index of Production Bulletin” published on the 6th September 2013.
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