United Kingdom: Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), manufacturing

(measure: index points, source: Markit Economics)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), manufacturing in the United Kingdom, May 2018 - November 2021:

For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from May 2018 to November 2021. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 53.08 index points with a minimum of 32.6 index points in April 2020 and a maximum of 65.6 index points in May 2021. Click on the following link to see the values of Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), manufacturing around the world.
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Measure: index points
Source: Markit Economics



Definition: The manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is an indicator of economic health for the manufacturing sector. The purpose of the PMI is to provide information about current business conditions to company decision makers, analysts and purchasing managers. Each country PMI survey for the manufacturing sector is based on questionnaire responses that cover the following economic variables: output, new orders, new export orders, backlogs of work, output prices, input prices, suppliers’ delivery times, stocks of finished goods, quantity of purchases, stocks of purchases, employment, future output. The manufacturing PMI is a number from 0 to 100. A PMI above 50 represents an expansion when compared with the previous month. A PMI reading under 50 represents a contraction, and a reading at 50 indicates no change.
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