United States Capacity Utilization  1967-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Capacity Utilization in the United States decreased to 76.12 percent in August from 76.88 percent in July of 2017. Capacity Utilization in the United States averaged 80.33 percent from 1967 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 89.40 percent in January of 1967 and a record low of 66.70 percent in June of 2009.

United States Capacity Utilization
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-14 01:15 PM Capacity Utilization 76.6% 76.4% 76.7% 76.80%
2017-08-17 12:45 PM Capacity Utilization 76.7% 76.7% 76.7% 76.7%
2017-09-15 01:15 PM Capacity Utilization 76.1% 76.9% 76.8% 76.8%
2017-10-17 01:15 PM Capacity Utilization 76.1% 76.84%
2017-11-16 02:15 PM Capacity Utilization 76.94%
2017-12-15 02:15 PM Capacity Utilization 76.95%


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 58.80 56.30 77.50 29.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 52.80 53.30 57.90 50.70 [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 55.30 53.90 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Services PMI 56.00 54.70 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 55.30 54.60 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.50 2.40 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.90 0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.50 1.40 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.12 76.88 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -6.80 6.40 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -7.80 6.40 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.50 0.10 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.50 0.10 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 466360.00 481081.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -3.30 3.20 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.20 0.50 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 1.80 1.20 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.60 0.60 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23443.00 23591.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1655.60 1642.70 1741.40 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 105.30 105.20 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 18.90 19.50 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 14.00 14.00 27.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 56.60 62.80 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 24.40 25.20 38.99 -34.30 Index Points [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 17.00 16.80 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.01 0.16 2.73 -5.11 [+]
Chicago Pmi 58.90 58.90 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.14 16.77 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Car Production 3.02 2.62 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 502.59 580.98 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change 4.59 5.88 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 91.00 65.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -2125.00 -8428.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 182.28 181.78 182.29 70.21 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 51.67 49.03 59.12 48.35 [+]
Steel Production 7071.00 6707.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 9.70 10.40 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 7.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.70 5.61 5.79 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 3.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Corruption Index 74.00 76.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 18.00 16.00 24.00 14.00 [+]


United States Capacity Utilization

Capacity utilization rate is used to measure the rate at which potential output levels are being met or used. The capacity indexes cover all facilities located in the United States, regardless of their ownership; and are constructed for 89 detailed industries (71 in manufacturing, 16 in mining, and 2 in utilities). This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Capacity Utilization - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Capacity Utilization - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
76.12 76.88 89.40 66.70 1967 - 2017 percent Monthly
Seasonally Adjusted




capacity utilization by Country

Last
Australia 81.57 Aug/17
Brazil 77.40 Jul/17
Canada 85.00 Jun/17
Euro Area 83.20 Sep/17
France 84.20 Sep/17
Germany 86.70 Sep/17
Indonesia 77.06 Jun/17
Italy 77.40 Jun/17
Japan 100.10 Jul/17
Mexico 81.30 Jun/17
Netherlands 83.40 Sep/17
Russia 64.00 Aug/17
South Korea 113.00 Jul/17
Spain 79.07 Sep/17
Switzerland 81.84 Sep/17
Turkey 78.80 Aug/17
United Kingdom 82.60 Sep/17
United States 76.12 Aug/17