United States Capacity Utilization 1967-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Capacity Utilization in the United States decreased to 78.94 percent in February of 2015 from 79.10 percent in January of 2015. Capacity Utilization in the United States averaged 80.56 percent from 1967 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 89.39 percent in January of 1967 and a record low of 66.93 percent in June of 2009. Capacity Utilization in the United States is reported by the Federal Reserve.

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United States Capacity Utilization


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
78.94 79.10 89.39 66.93 1967 - 2015 percent Monthly
Seasonally Adjusted
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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-01-16 02:15 PM
Capacity Utilization  Dec
79.7% 80% (R) 80% 80.03%
2015-02-18 02:15 PM
Capacity Utilization  Jan
79.4% 79.4% (R) 79.9% 79.91%
2015-03-16 01:15 PM
Capacity Utilization  Feb
78.9% 79.1% (R) 79.5% 79.4%
2015-04-15 02:15 PM
Capacity Utilization  Mar
78.9% 80.07%
2015-05-15 02:15 PM
Capacity Utilization  Apr
79.99%
2015-06-15 02:15 PM
Capacity Utilization  May
80.05%


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 52.90 53.50 77.50 29.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.30 55.10 57.90 51.00 [+]
Services PMI 58.60 57.10 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.47 4.80 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 -0.30 6.43 -4.21 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.40 5.60 22.96 -17.85 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.94 79.10 89.39 66.93 percent [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.11 0.10 2.66 -4.96 [+]
Durable Goods Orders -1.40 2.00 22.50 -18.30 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 56.90 56.70 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Factory Orders -0.20 -3.50 10.50 -10.00 percent [+]
New Orders 470005.00 470880.00 558155.00 223465.00 USD Million [+]
Business Inventories 0.00 0.00 1.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 80.00 82.20 117.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.20 0.00 2.38 -2.07 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 26983.00 28319.00 91262.10 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2140.30 2170.70 2170.70 30.10 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 98.00 97.90 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 6.90 7.78 39.09 -33.73 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 5.00 5.20 58.90 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.23 16.66 21.77 9.17 Millions [+]
Car Registrations 524.00 564.20 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Chicago Pmi 46.30 45.80 78.90 21.40 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 58.50 57.20 61.00 53.50 Index Points [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 8.17 10.30 12.49 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index -17.40 -11.20 47.20 -60.40 Index Points [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -1.00 2.30 24.90 -19.00 Percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.40 -0.70 2.80 -4.40 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation -1.40 0.00 4.70 -6.50 percent [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -2014.00 46.00 11456.00 -8419.00 Thousand Barrels (MB) [+]
Ism New York Index 63.10 44.50 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 161.17 159.22 159.60 72.41 Index Points [+]
Mining Production 5.30 8.50 13.58 -11.70 percent [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 12.00 -228.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index -8.00 0.00 27.00 -42.00 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 58.90 47.00 59.20 47.00 [+]


Capacity Utilization Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 80.42 Feb/15 79.94 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
Brazil 80.30 Jan/15 79.20 85.10 68.59 percent [+]
Canada 83.60 Nov/14 83.40 87.60 71.60 percent [+]
Euro Area 80.70 Feb/15 80.00 85.30 69.60 percent [+]
France 80.40 Feb/15 80.70 90.30 71.40 percent [+]
Germany 84.60 Feb/15 84.20 88.70 70.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 78.26 Nov/14 78.18 78.26 62.43 percent [+]
Italy 72.30 Nov/14 73.20 80.30 64.90 percent [+]
Japan 105.50 Jan/15 101.80 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
Mexico 79.40 Jan/15 77.50 81.10 74.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 80.40 Feb/15 80.30 86.50 74.40 percent [+]
Russia 62.04 Feb/15 62.15 65.00 38.00 percent [+]
South Korea 111.10 Jan/15 111.10 111.10 4.20 Index Points [+]
Spain 76.76 Feb/15 76.89 90.00 68.86 percent [+]
Switzerland 82.58 Feb/15 82.09 90.00 75.04 percent [+]
Turkey 72.40 Mar/15 72.80 82.00 58.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom 83.10 Feb/15 82.00 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
United States 78.94 Feb/15 79.10 89.39 66.93 percent [+]