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MPA sales volumes in GB

Based on a consistent sample of MPA members, the table below indicates recent percentage changes in industry sales volumes.

(GB, unless otherwise stated) Asphalt Ready-mixed Concrete* Crushed rock Sand & Gravel Mortar
Quarter on quarter, seasonally adjusted
2015q3 0.5% 1.3% 1.7% -1.5% -1.1%
2015q4 -4.2% 3.1% 1.3% 7.9% 4.5%
2016q1 -2.0% -1.0% 1.2% -2.6% -0.4%
2016q2 10.5% 3.3% 3.2% 0.5% 0.6%
2016q3 0.4% -1.2% 0.4% -2.0% 1.1%
2016q4 3.2% 1.3% -0.8% 6.1% 4.2%
2017q1 -2.1% 0.6% 3.4% -1.0% 6.2%
2017q2 -1.9% -5.1% -4.0% -6.7% -2.1%
2017q3 -2.9% -1.8% -0.9% -1.6% 1.6%
Year on year
2015 6.5% 4.3% 5.8% 3.1% 4.2%
2016 3.5%** 4.0% 5.3% 2.0% 4.6%

*RMC is the sum of sales from both fixed & site plants.
**Asphalt sales now include a new MPA member to the sample survey starting from 2016Q1, which means that the annual change in total asphalt sales between 2015 and 2016 as shown in the table above may be overstated.

For cement statistics, please follow this link: http://cement.mineralproducts.org/downloads/industry_statistics.php

To find out key facts and figures about the Mineral Products Industry, read our document here or download the data workbook here.

 
 
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