Industrial production in the United States increased 3.9 percent year-on-year in November of 2018, following a downwardly revised 3.8 percent rise in October. Factory activity went up 2 percent, utilities gained 4.3 percent and mining 13.2 percent. Industrial Production in the United States averaged 3.73 percent from 1920 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 62 percent in July of 1933 and a record low of -33.70 percent in February of 1946.

Industrial Production in the United States is expected to be 3.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in the United States to stand at 2.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Industrial Production is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-14 01:15 PM Industrial Production YoY 4.9% 4.0% 3.6%
2018-10-16 01:15 PM Industrial Production YoY 5.1% 4.9% 3.5%
2018-11-16 02:15 PM Industrial Production YoY 4.1% 5.6% 3%
2018-12-14 02:15 PM Industrial Production YoY 3.9% 3.8% 3.2%
2019-01-18 02:15 PM Industrial Production YoY 3.9% 3%
2019-02-15 02:15 PM Industrial Production YoY
2019-03-15 01:15 PM Industrial Production YoY


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 59.30 57.70 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.90 55.30 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 53.40 54.70 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 60.70 60.30 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 53.60 54.70 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.90 3.80 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.60 -0.20 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.00 2.20 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.50 78.10 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -4.40 -0.10 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -1.20 -1.40 26.00 -19.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.10 -0.60 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.30 0.10 4.60 -7.20 percent [+]
New Orders 502677.00 515334.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -2.10 0.20 10.60 -10.00 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.60 0.50 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 86.65 -36.81 166.37 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.80 0.70 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22103.00 22245.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2073.50 2007.53 2073.50 14.70 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.80 107.40 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 67.80 69.80 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 12.90 22.20 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 10.90 23.30 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 14.00 15.00 29.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.24 0.14 2.77 -5.22 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 17.60 29.40 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 66.40 58.40 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.71 2.64 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 436.69 443.14 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.49 17.57 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -1.21 -7.32 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -77.00 -63.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 2087.00 1699.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 124.54 124.26 124.54 46.91 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -10.18 5.36 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 873.00 877.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
Corruption Index 75.00 74.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 16.00 18.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 85.64 84.84 85.64 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 1.00 1.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 6.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 7571.00 7251.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 13.20 13.60 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Industrial Production

In the United States, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 78 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: Chemicals (12 percent of total production); food, drink and tobacco (11 percent); machinery (6 percent); fabricated metal products (6 percent); computer and electronic products (6 percent); and motor vehicles and parts (6 percent). Mining and quarrying account for 11 percent of production and utilities account for the remaining 11 percent. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.90 3.80 62.00 -33.70 1920 - 2018 percent Monthly
2012=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina -6.80 Oct/18
Australia 2.80 Sep/18
Brazil 1.10 Oct/18
Canada 2.76 Aug/18
China 5.40 Nov/18
Euro Area 1.20 Oct/18
France -0.70 Oct/18
Germany 1.60 Oct/18
India 8.10 Oct/18
Indonesia 1.50 Sep/18
Italy 1.00 Oct/18
Japan 4.20 Oct/18
Mexico 1.00 Oct/18
Netherlands 0.80 Oct/18
Russia 2.40 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 5.84 Jun/18
Singapore 4.30 Oct/18
South Africa 3.00 Oct/18
South Korea 10.70 Oct/18
Spain 0.80 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.40 Sep/18
Turkey -5.70 Oct/18
United Kingdom -0.80 Oct/18
United States 3.90 Nov/18


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