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Release: PRODCOM Intermediate Results, 2012

Released: 19 December 2013 (Latest) Next edition: 26 June 2014 (provisional date)


Hannah Finselbach

Business Outputs and Developments Division

Telephone: +44 (0)1633 456746

Categories: Business and Energy, Production Industries, Manufacturing

Frequency of release: Biannually

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK

Survey name(s): Prodcom

  • The latest estimate of the value of UK manufacturers’ product sales was £341.7 billion in 2012. 

  • The value of UK manufacturers’ product sales in 2012 (in current prices) was 1% (£3.7 billion) above the level seen in 2011. This increase is a continuation of the recovery in manufacturers’ values of sales seen between 2009 and 2011.

  • The industries driving the growth in UK manufacturing sales between 2011 and 2012 were the manufacture of food products (Division 10), the manufacture of transport equipment (Division 30) and the manufacture of motor vehicles; trailers and semi-trailers (Division 29).

  • Of the top 10 products by sales value, five were related to the motor vehicle and aircraft industries, while three were from the drinks industries (soft drinks, beer and whisky).
The PRODCOM series of reports contain data on the sales by UK based manufacturers of the individual products covered by the PRODCOM inquiry, together with exports and imports data.

These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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