Normal view

Navigation and service

Logo Destatis - Statistisches Bundesamt, Link to homepage

Press release 439 / 2017-12-07: Production in October 2017: –1.4% seasonally adjusted on the previous month

Production index for the industry, 2010 = 100, seasonally adjustedEnlarge picture

WIESBADEN – In October 2017, production in industry was down by 1.4% from the previous month on a price, seasonally and working day adjusted basis according to provisional data of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). In September 2017, the corrected figure shows a decrease of 0.9% (primary –1.6%) from August 2017.

In October 2017, production in industry excluding energy and construction was down by 2.0%. Within industry, the production of capital goods decreased by 2.7% and the production of consumer goods by 2.6%. The production of intermediate goods showed a decrease of 1.0%. Energy production was up by 5.1% in October 2017 and the production in construction decreased by 1.3%.

The rates of change refer to the production index for the industry (2010 = 100). Seasonal and working day adjustment is done using the Census X-12-ARIMA method.

Basic data and long time series on the production index in industry are also available through the table "Index of production in manufacturing" (42153-0001) in the GENESIS-Online database.

For further information:
Rüdiger Möller,
tel: +49 (0) 611 / 75 23 30,
contact form

© Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), 2018

Imprint – data protection – contact

Note on the use of cookies

We use cookies to provide you with an optimum website design and to continuously improve it. Access data are stored only in an anonymised form for optimisation purposes. By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies and to the storage of access data. For more information please refer to our data protection declaration.