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Germany Industry

Germany Industry

Industrial Production in Germany

Over the past decade until 2022, Germany's industrial production grew on average by 0.1%, below the Euro Area average of 1.1%. In 2022, Germany's industrial production growth was -0.5%. For more industry information, visit our dedicated page.

Germany Industry Chart

Note: This chart displays Industrial Production (annual variation in %) for Germany from 2014 to 2023.
Source: Federal Statistical Office, Germany.

Germany Industry Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Industrial Production (ann. var. %) 0.9 -2.3 -7.7 3.6 -0.9

Industrial output contracts at sharpest pace since March in December

Industrial production slid 1.6% calendar-adjusted month-on-month basis in December (November: -0.2% mom). December's figure marked the worst reading since March. The figure was partly due to a deterioration in manufacturing production. In contrast, mining and quarrying production . Lastly, construction sector production dropped at a sharper rate, while energy production lost steam. On an annual basis, industrial output declined 3.0% in December, a softer contraction than November’s 4.3% fall. Meanwhile, annual average of industrial production was stable at November's 1.6% in December.

Consensus Forecasts and Projections for the next ten years

How should you choose a forecaster if some are too optimistic while others are too pessimistic? FocusEconomics collects German industry projections for the next ten years from a panel of 8 analysts at the leading national, regional and global forecast institutions. These projections are then validated by our in-house team of economists and data analysts and averaged to provide one Consensus Forecast you can rely on for each indicator. By averaging all forecasts, upside and downside forecasting errors tend to cancel each other out, leading to the most reliable industry forecast available for German industry.

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