New publication: Industrial statistics 2013
The Statistical Service announces the publication of the annual report “Industrial Statistics, 2013”. The report provides detailed data on the broad industrial sector, covering manufacturing, mining and quarrying, electricity supply, water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities.
The industrial sector in 2013 registered a negative growth rate in real terms for a third year in a row. On the basis of provisional estimates, this rate (as measured in terms of value added at constant market prices of 2005 by the chain linking method) for the whole of the sector recorded a decrease of 9.2% in 2013, compared to a decrease of 8.2% in 2012 and 5.3% in 2011. Specifically, according to provisional figures, manufacturing recorded a decrease of 9.8%, mining and quarrying 31.0%, electricity supply 7.8% and water supply, sewerage and waste management 3.7%. -24.10.2014