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Industry Pulse

Industry Pulse

February 2021

Key Points

  • Industry Pulse down in February
  • Firms downbeat about current situation
  • More positive about the outlook for business activity and hiring

Industry Pulse

February 2021

Industry Pulse

February 2021

74.5

-2.0 on previous index reading

Industry Pulse

February 2021

Production

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 19%
27%
54%

Balance -35%

(-36 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

February 2021

Production

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 41%
38%
20%

Balance +21%

(+31 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

February 2021

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 10%
69%
20%

Balance -10%

(-13 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

February 2021

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 14%
78%
8%

Balance +6%

(+1 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

February 2021

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 36%
56%
8%

Balance +28%

(-1 on previous reading)

 

Industry Pulse

February 2021

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 32%
63%
4%

Balance +28%

(+3 on previous reading)