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 value of UK manufacturers’ product sales was £384.5 billion in 2017, a 5.4% increase on the 2016 total of £364.7 billion.
Manufacturing of food products experienced the largest increase in sales between 2016 and 2017, at £4.6 billion (7.0%).
Increases in manufacturers’ sales were also reported, including the manufacture of motor vehicles (£2.8 billion or 5.2%), machinery and equipment not elsewhere classified (2.3 billion or 9.7%) and chemicals (£2.2 billion or 10.7%).
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.