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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Industrial Production.

Thursday, 27 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 3

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Mr. Donegan: Information on Patrick S. Donegan Zoom on Patrick S. Donegan asked the Taoiseach the volume of industrial production for 1965 compared with each of the years 1961 to 1964, inclusive.

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Mr. Donegan: Information on Patrick S. Donegan Zoom on Patrick S. Donegan asked the Taoiseach the value of industrial production for 1965 compared with each of the years 1961 to 1964, inclusive.

Parliamentary Secretary to the Taoiseach (Mr. Carty): Information on Michael Carty Zoom on Michael Carty With your permission, Sir, I propose to take Questions Nos. 1 and 2 together and to circulate in the Official Report a tabular statement giving the information requested in so far as it is available for industries producing transportable goods. Current data concerning the volume of industrial production in 1965 relates to the period January-September; the compilation of the results of the quarterly industrial inquiry covering the fourth quarter of 1965 will not be completed before the end of next month. Data on the value of industrial production are available only from the annual censuses of industry; the latest completed census relates to the year 1963.

Following is the statement:

PRODUCTION in Transportable Goods Industries.

Period Index of Volume of Production (base 1953=100) Value of Gross Output Value of Net Output
£ million
Year
1961 137.4 490.8 150.7
1962 146.2 529.8 168.7
1963 153.7 571.1 182.5
1964* 168.7 n.a. n.a.
Jan.-Sept.
1964* 166.4 n.a. n.a.
1965* 172.7 n.a. n.a.

*Provisional.

n.a. not available.


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