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
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