Skip to main content link using access key S.
Statistical Office SR
PortalMenuPortlet
Industrial production in October 2019

Industrial production in October 2019

Last update: 10.12.2019
Ilustratívny obrázok/Illustrative image
Publisher: Headquarters Bratislava
Topic: Sectoral statistics
Domain: Industry
Publish Date: 10.12.2019

In October, industrial production decreased the third consecutive month. Compared with October 2018, it dropped by 3,9 %. The development according to the sections of SK NACE Rev. 2 was affected by a drop in manufacturing by 5,2 % and by a rise in mining and quarrying by 13,9 % and in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 5 %.

In terms of the specific groupings of the industrial sectors, which contributed most to the total production decrease, the most significant decrease was recorded in manufacture of metal and fabricated metal products except machinery and equipment by 20 %, manufacture of rubber and plastic products and other non-metallic mineral products by 9,2 %, manufacture of transport equipment by 3,5 %, other manufacture, repair and installation of machinery and equipment by 9,8 % and manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products by 8,2 %. The total production was affected mostly by a growth in manufacture of electrical equipment by 20,3 %, electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 5 %,  manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 3,4 %,  manufacture of food, beverages and tobacco products by 5,5 % and in mining and quarrying by 13,9 %.

Compared with October 2018, in terms of the main industrial groupings, production of durable consumer goods decreased by 12,9 %, production of intermediate goods by 6,3 %, production of non-durable consumer goods by 2,9 % and production of investment goods by 2,6 %. Production relating to energy rose by 1,4 %.

After seasonal adjustment, industrial production decreased by 0,7 % in October 2019 compared with September 2019.

Since the beginning of the year, IP increased, year-on-year, by 1,6 %, of which in electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 7,6 %, in mining and quarrying by 4,2 % and in manufacturing by 0,8 %.

In terms of the specific groupings of the industrial sectors, which contributed most to the total production growth, the most significant increase was recorded in manufacture of electrical equipment by 21,4 %, manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. by 14,5 %, manufacture of transport equipment by 3,5 %, electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply by 7,6 %, and in manufacture of food, beverages and tobacco products by 6,8 %. Production decreased mostly in manufacture of metal and fabricated metal products except machinery and equipment by 12,3 %, manufacture of rubber and plastic products and other non-metallic mineral products by 6,8 %, manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products by 11,1 %, manufacture of textiles, apparel, leather and related products by 11,5 % and in manufacture of chemicals and chemical products by 7 %.

In terms of the main industrial groupings, production of investment goods increased by 6,3 %, production relating to energy by 3,7 % and production of non-durable consumer goods by 1,2 %.  Production of durable consumer goods dropped by 6,1 % and production of intermediate goods by 3,6 %.


Note: preliminary data; industrial production represents volume production changes in its natural expression. Data are adjusted from the influence of the number of working days by program JDEMETRA+ and during processing of every month they are back-casted from the beginning of the time series. In October 2019, the number of working days was coincident compared with the corresponding period in 2018 and also from the beginning of the year.
p.p. percentage point

  • Issued by :

  • Statistical Office of the SR
  • Miletičova 3
  • 824 67 Bratislava
  • Slovak Republic
  • Information Services :

  • tel. +421 2 50 236 339
  • +421 2 50 236 335
  • e-mail: info@statistics.sk

While publishing of the whole information report or its parts, please state the source of information, the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic

/wps/portal/ext/products/informationmessages/inf_sprava_detail Industrial production in October 2019 Z6_Q7I8BB1A00BL30IJKSNHCF2GU5 /Štatistický úrad SR - Home /Products /Information reports Catalogue /Detail