Germany - Industrial Production

Germany: Industrial Production

Mnemonic IP.IDEU
Unit Vol. Index 2015=100, CDASA
Adjustments Calendar Adjusted and Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 0.52 %
Data May 2021 95.4
Apr 2021 95.9

Series Information

Source Deutsche Bundesbank
Release Industrial Production
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 1/31/1991
End Date 5/31/2021

Germany: Business

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Capacity Utilization 2021 Q3 87 86.7 %, SA Quarterly
Business Confidence Jul 2021 100.8 101.7 Index 2015=100, SA Monthly
Industrial Production May 2021 95.4 95.9 Vol. Index 2015=100, CDASA Monthly
Change in Inventories 2021 Q1 -3.99 -19.89 Bil. EUR, CDASA Quarterly
Real Change in Inventories 2021 Q1 -3.99 -19.89 Bil. EUR, CDASA Quarterly

Release Information

The production index measures the monthly performance of the industry in Germany. Due to its periodicity, its rapid availability and detailed breakdown by branches of economic activity, it is a central and up-to-date indicator of the development of business activity. This dataset includes data on the following sectors: mining and quarrying, manufacturing, energy and construction.

The output index for the production sector is calculated monthly by the Federal Statistical Office and includes the sectors mining and quarrying, manufacturing, energy and construction.

  • Productivity and labour costs in industry
The Federal Statistical Office's monthly report includes the staff numbers, wages and salaries and actual man-hours worked in enterprises with at least 50 employees in the sectors manufacturing, and mining and quarrying. Productivity and labour cost indices are derived from these data read in conjunction with those from the output survey.
  • Employment, labour costs and turnover in the construction sector

The Federal Statistical Office's monthly report on the construction sector provides several indicators for a short-term assessment of this sector's cyclical situation. It includes the number of employees, the actual man-hours worked and remuneration. The survey is conducted for construction sector enterprises with 20 or more employees.

Seasonally and working-day-adjusted or just working-day-adjusted time series – depending on the indicator – are provided in addition to the unadjusted figures. The adjusted data are estimated using version 0.2.8 of the Census X-12-ARIMA program.

Data is subject to revisions.

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