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

Capacity Utilization in the United States decreased to 79.74 percent in December of 2014 from 80 percent in November of 2014. Capacity Utilization in the United States averaged 80.57 percent from 1967 until 2014, 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
79.74 80.00 89.39 66.93 1967 - 2014 percent Monthly
Seasonally Adjusted
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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-11-17 02:15 PM
Capacity Utilization  Oct
78.9% 79.2% (R) 79.3% 79.29%
2014-12-15 02:15 PM
Capacity Utilization  Nov
80.1% 79.3% (R) 79.3% 79.06%
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
79.7% 79.91%
2015-03-16 01:15 PM
Capacity Utilization  Feb
79.99%
2015-04-15 02:15 PM
Capacity Utilization  Mar
80.07%


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 55.10 57.60 77.50 29.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.70 53.90 57.90 51.00 [+]
Services PMI 54.00 53.30 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.90 5.20 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.10 1.30 6.43 -4.21 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 4.90 4.80 22.96 -17.85 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 79.74 80.00 89.39 66.93 percent [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.05 0.92 2.66 -4.96 [+]
Durable Goods Orders -3.40 -2.10 22.50 -18.30 percent [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 56.20 58.80 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Factory Orders -0.70 -0.70 10.50 -10.00 percent [+]
New Orders 492736.00 496278.00 558155.00 223465.00 USD Million [+]
Business Inventories 0.20 0.20 1.40 -2.10 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 113.10 82.20 117.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.80 0.60 2.38 -2.07 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 28319.00 30113.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2170.70 2106.20 2170.70 30.10 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 100.40 98.10 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 9.95 -1.23 39.09 -33.73 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 6.30 24.30 58.90 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.92 17.20 21.77 9.17 Millions [+]
Car Registrations 615.50 666.40 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Chicago Pmi 59.40 58.80 78.90 21.40 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 54.20 53.50 61.00 53.50 Index Points [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 8.87 -1.75 12.49 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index -4.40 3.50 47.20 -60.40 Index Points [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.80 -1.30 6.50 -11.60 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation -1.40 0.00 4.70 -6.50 percent [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -2587.00 2951.00 11456.00 -8419.00 Thousand Barrels (MB) [+]
Ism New York Index 70.80 62.40 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Leading Economic Index 159.22 158.74 159.60 72.41 Index Points [+]
Mining Production 11.12 8.89 13.58 -11.70 percent [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -94.00 -26.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 6.00 7.00 27.00 -42.00 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 51.70 55.40 55.44 50.83 [+]


Capacity Utilization Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 80.61 Dec/14 80.49 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
Brazil 82.10 Nov/14 82.60 85.10 68.59 percent [+]
Canada 83.40 Aug/14 82.80 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 99.80 Nov/14 100.60 137.50 69.30 Index Points [+]
Mexico 79.50 Nov/14 80.60 81.10 74.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 80.40 Feb/15 80.30 86.50 74.40 percent [+]
Russia 61.97 Dec/14 62.07 65.00 38.00 percent [+]
South Korea 111.00 Dec/14 110.80 111.00 4.20 Index Points [+]
Spain 76.76 Feb/15 76.89 90.00 68.86 percent [+]
Switzerland 82.09 Nov/14 82.30 90.00 75.04 percent [+]
Turkey 73.70 Jan/15 74.60 82.00 58.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom 83.10 Feb/15 82.00 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
United States 79.74 Dec/14 80.00 89.39 66.93 percent [+]