The seasonally adjusted index fell by 2.3% between May 2012 and May 2013. There were falls of 2.9% in manufacturing, 3.5% in mining & quarrying and 0.8% in the electricity, gas steam & air conditioning sector. Offsetting these falls was a rise of 2.6% in water supply, sewerage & waste management.
Production saw 0.0% growth between April 2013 and May 2013. There were rises of 3.5% in mining & quarrying and 3.6% in water, sewerage & waste management. Offsetting the rises were falls of 0.8% in manufacturing and 1.7% in the electricity, gas steam & air conditioning sector.
In this release, periods back to January 1997 are open for revision.
Source: Office for National Statistics
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