Gweithgynhyrchu yw'r diwydiant mwyaf yn y sector cynhyrchu. Mae'r sector hwn yn cynnwys mwyngloddio a chwarela, cyflenwi ynni a chyflenwi dŵr, a diwydiannau rheoli gwastraff. Gwneir defnydd helaeth o'r ystadegau hyn yn y sector preifat a'r sector cyhoeddus, yn enwedig gan Fanc Lloegr, Trysorlys y DU a'r Swyddfa Cyfrifoldeb Cyllidebol, er mwyn helpu i lunio polisïau a gwneud penderfyniadau.
The total value of UK manufacturers’ product sales was £400.8 billion in 2021, an increase of £34.5 billion (9%) from £366.4 billion in 2020, but this remains lower than the 2019 total of £402.2 billion.
The manufacture of food remains the largest division (making up 20% of total sales) and showed the largest value increase, up by £5.5 billion (7%) to £79.5 billion; the manufacture of furniture (£7.8 billion) and the manufacture of wood and wood products (£9.0 billion) showed the largest proportional increases in sales, up by 22% and 21%, respectively.
Following a decline in 2020, sales of large petrol vehicles (above 1500cc) showed the largest value increase for any single product in 2021, rising by £3.4 billion (20%) to £20.3 billion; this was followed by spark-ignition reciprocating internal combustion piston engines (for vehicles of a cylinder capacity greater than 1000cc), which increased by £0.7 billion (41%) to £2.4 billion.
The sales by UK based manufacturers of the individual products covered by the PRODCOM inquiry. It contains the quality measures for 2013 intermediate and final estimates for 2012 and intermediate estimates of manufacturers’ sales by product, from businesses based in the UK in 2013, and final estimates for 2012.