|Seasonally Adjusted Manufacturing Industries|
|(Base Year 2015 = 100)|
|Production Index||Turnover Index|
|Monthly % change||-14.2||-5.2|
|Annual % change||-18.9||-10.1|
|Jul 2018 - Sep 2018||103.5||106.2|
|Oct 2018 - Dec 2018||95.0||99.8|
Production for Manufacturing Industries for December 2018 was 14.2% lower than in November 2018 (see above and table 1). On an annual basis production for December 2018 was 18.9% lower than in December 2017. Industrial production for Manufacturing Industries for the three months October 2018 to December 2018 was 8.2% lower than in the preceding three month period (see above and tables 3a to 3c).
The “Modern” Sector showed a monthly decrease in production of 16.0% in December 2018 and an annual decrease of 24.1% when compared with December 2017. There was a monthly decrease of 4.6% in the “Traditional” Sector for December 2018 and an annual increase of 1.7% compared with December 2017 (see table 2).
Turnover decreased by 5.2% for Manufacturing Industries in December 2018 when compared with November 2018 (see above and tables 5a to 5c). On an annual basis turnover decreased by 10.1% when compared with December 2017.
Unadjusted indices are available on our website.