Manufacturing, Mining and Quarrying. Selected indicators. Diffusion index. Smoothed seasonally adjusted1
2nd quarter 2013
Changes from previous quarterExpected changes in next quarter
1A diffusion index is compiled using the estimated percentages on "ups" and "same" according to the formula: (ups + 0,5 * same). The diffusion index has a turning point at 50. An index value above 50 indicates growth in the variable, and opposite for a value below 50.
Total volume of production49.955.5
Average capacity utilisation49.755.5
Average employment51.849.4
New orders received from home markets47.856.5
New orders received from export markets46.353.7
Total stock of orders47.756.5
Prices on products at home markets51.954.2
Prices on products at export markets45.852.0