Industrial production in October down by 0.1 % in Euro Area down by 0.3 % in EU28

Industrial production in October down by 0.1 % in Euro Area down by 0.3 % in EU28

In October 2016 compared with September 2016, seasonally adjusted industrial production fell by 0.1 % in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In September 2016 industrial production fell by 0.9 % in the Euro Area and by 0.7 % in the EU28

In October 2016 compared with October 2015, industrial production increased by 0.6 % in the euro area and by 0.5 % in the EU28.

Monthly comparison by main industrial grouping and by Member State

The decrease of 0.1% in industrial production in the euro area in October 2016, compared with September 2016, is due to production of non-durable consumer goods falling by 1.5% and intermediate goods by 0.5%, while production of energy rose by 0.8%, capital goods by 1.0% and durable consumer goods by 1.5%.

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In the EU28, the decrease of 0.3% is due to production of non-durable consumer goods falling by 0.7% and intermediate goods by 0.5%, while production of energy rose by 0.1%, capital goods by 0.3% and durable consumer goods by 1.1%.

Among Member States for which data are available, the largest decreases in industrial production were registered in Ireland (-3.6%), Sweden (-2.9%) and Luxembourg (-2.2%), and the highest increases in Denmark (+4.7%), Greece (+4.5%), Lithuania (+2.7%) and Latvia (+2.5%).

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Annual comparison by main industrial grouping and by Member State

The increase of 0.6% in industrial production in the euro area in October 2016, compared with October 2015, is due to production of energy rising by 2.2%, capital goods by 0.9% and intermediate goods by 0.6%, while production of non-durable consumer goods fell by 0.9% and durable consumer goods by 1.4%.

In the EU28, the increase of 0.5 % is due to production of capital goods rising by 0.9 %, intermediate goods by 0.6% and durable consumer goods by 0.4%, while production of energy fell by 0.1 % and non-durable consumer goods by 0.7 %.

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Among Member States for which data are available, the highest increases in industrial production were registered in Greece (+7.0 %), Latvia (+6.7 %) and Slovenia (+6.6 %), and the largest decreases in Ireland (-6.5 %), Malta (-5.7 %) and Luxembourg (-2.2 %).

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Geographical information

The euro area (EA19) includes Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Finland.

The European Union (EU28) includes Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

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