Industry

Industry

The scope of industry statistics covers Mining & Quarrying, Manufacturing, Water and Electricity for the purpose of compiling Index of Industrial Production (IIP), which is its main focus. The index describes the change of the volume of goods and services produced over time, it is also a short term economic indicator which is used to measure the growth of the economy during a chosen period of time, for a given base year.  It has a wide range of users who assess and compare the most recent economic situations, these include the government, private sector, research institutions, technical experts, policy makers and analysts and NGOs. The data used in the compilation of the index are collected from sources through self-administered Microsoft Excel tables.

Indicators compiled include:

  • Electricity Generation real figures: Jan 2005 – March 2018
  • Electricity Generation Indices: Jan 2005 – March 2018
  • Imported Electricity real figures: Jan 2005 – March 2018
  • Electricity Distribution real figures: Jan 2005 – March 2018
  • Index of Mining Production by Mineral Groups and Minerals
Key figures in the volume of mining production
ELECTRICITY GENERATION
Period 2017Electricity IndicesLocal Electricity Generation (MW/H)Imported Electricity (MW/H)Distributed Electricity (MW/H)
Jan175.324559857679303277
Feb154.321626456951273215
Mar168.823658974422311011
Apr139.719507388783284486
May146.820570592379298084
Jun195.327363943156316795
Jul222.431165534746346401
Aug225.231555235332350884
Sep190.326662354534321157
Oct167.123409083734317824
Nov211.629654736094332641
Dec158.622224094307316547
Key figures in the volume of mining production Base Period : 2013=100
PeriodIndex of the physical volume of mining productionYear-on-year percentage change, seasonal unadjustedQuarter-on-Quarter percentage change, seasonal unadjusted
Q1_201596.5-0.7-8.6
Q2_201598.7-7.43.3
Q3_201565.6-37.9-33.5
Q4_201577.9-25.518.7
Q1_201690.1-5.7-11.5
Q2_201686-13-4.5
Q3_201673.711.7-14.3
Q4_201682.45.811.8
Q1_201777.1-14.4-6.4
Q2_201787.92.113.9
Q3_20179123.43.5
Q4_201782.80.5-9