[ 30-10-2013 ] The Northern Ireland Index of Production (IOP)
The Index of Production (IOP) is a quarterly sample survey of around 650 companies designed to provide a general measure of changes in the output of the Manufacturing, Electricity, Gas , Water and Mining & Quarrying industries. It is based on up-to-date information about the output and sales of the production industry. The Index is published in January, April, July and October of each year. The IOP provides information on the output of the Production Industries, Manufacturing Industries, Manufacturing Productivity and Market Trends. For the Production Industries equivalent UK figures are provided for comparison.
The Latest Northern Ireland Index of Production estimates are available in excel spreadsheet format (see tables below).
Full background notes are contained in the statistics bulletin below
The latest Northern Ireland Index of Production publications are available below
|IOP Q2 2013 Statistical Bulletin.pdf||280KB|
|IOP Q2 2013 Statistical Press Release||143KB|
(Production, Growth rates, Manufacturing, Market Sector & Productivity)
Following assessment by the UK Statistics Authority, the IOP was reaccredited as a National Statistic on 5 August 2011.
A Summary of uses of the IOP can be accessed by clicking on the link below.
Archive data for the Northern Ireland Index of Production (IOP) can be accessed by clicking on the link below.
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