Recent News

Press Releases

07-11-2019 18:14

Provisional estimates for the Industrial Sector, 2018

On the basis of provisional estimates of the Statistical Service, employment in the broad industrial sector in 2018 increased by 3,8% to 37,1 thousand compared to 35,7 thousand in 2017. In manufacturing employment reached 32,7 thousand, in mining and quarrying 0,5 thousand, in electricity supply 2,1 thousand and in water supply, sewerage and waste management 1,8 thousand persons.

 

In the whole of the industrial sector, production value at current prices recorded an increase of 8,2% to €4.508,6 million in 2018 compared to €4.165,5 million in 2017. In manufacturing, production value increased by 7,8% to €3.313,9 million, in mining and quarrying by 9,3% to €84,5 million,  in electricity supply by 12,2% to €788,0 million and in water supply, sewerage and waste management by 3,4% to €322,3 million.

Value added at current prices rose by 8,0% in the total of industry and reached €1.678,8 million in 2018 compared to €1.554,8 million in 2017. In manufacturing, value added increased by 8,2%, in mining and quarrying by 19,2%, in electricity supply by 9,3%  and in water supply, sewerage and waste management by 2,5%.

Table

 

 

 

Economic Activity

Employment     (000’s)

Production Value      (€mn)

Value Added                (€mn)

 

 

2017

2018

%*

2017

2018

%*

2017

2018

%*

 

Mining and Quarrying

0,5

0,5

3,9

77,3

84,5

9,3

18,9

22,6

19,2

 

Manufacturing

31,5

32,7

3,9

3.074,0

3.313,9

7,8

1.101,5

1.191,7

8,2

 

Electricity Supply

2,1

2,1

1,4

702,5

788,0

12,2

284,2

310,7

9,3

 

Water Supply, Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities

1,7

1,8

5,3

311,7

322,3

3,4

150,1

153,8

2,5

 

Total Industry

35,7

37,1

3,8

4.165,5

4.508,6

8,2

1.554,8

1.678,8

8,0

 

                       

* Annual percentage change of 2018 compared to 2017.

METHODOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Definitions

Employment – The average number of all persons employed during the year, in full time equivalent terms.

Production value - The value of goods produced, services rendered to others, net receipts from the sale of goods sold in the same condition as purchased, other income and changes in the value of work-in-progress at the end of the year.

Value added - Derived by deducting from the production value the aggregate costs of all materials used, other production expenses, administrative expenses and rents paid for buildings and machinery.

For more information:

Statistical Service (CYSTAT) Website, subtheme Industry

Contact

Charalambos Alkiviadous: Tel:+35722602189, Email: calkiviadous@cystat.mof.gov.cy

--------------------------

II