United States Manufacturing Production  1920-2017 | Data | Chart

Manufacturing production in the united states increased 2.5 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, following an upwardly revised 1.4 percent rise in September. It is the biggest annual gain in manufacturing output since July of 2014. On a monthly basis, factory output rose 1.3 percent and upward revisions to previous months reduced the decrease estimated for the third quarter to 1.2 percent at an annual rate. In October, the index for durables increased 0.4 percent, and the index for nondurables increased 2.3 percent. Most durable goods industries posted gains, with the largest advance, 1.0 percent, recorded by motor vehicles and parts. Gains were also widespread among nondurable goods producers; notably, the return to more normal levels of production following the hurricanes led to jumps of 5.8 percent for chemicals and 4.0 percent for petroleum and coal products. Manufacturing Production in the United States averaged 3.82 percent from 1920 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 67.90 percent in July of 1933 and a record low of -39.40 percent in February of 1946.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-15 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.5% 1.4% 1.3%
2017-10-17 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 1% 1.1% 1.3%
2017-11-16 02:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.5% 1.4% 1.7%
2017-12-15 02:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.5% 2.6%
2018-01-17 02:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY
2018-02-15 02:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 58.20 58.70 77.50 29.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.00 53.90 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 52.40 54.50 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 57.40 60.10 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 53.00 54.50 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 2.90 2.10 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.90 0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 2.50 1.40 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.00 76.40 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -1.20 2.20 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -0.80 2.40 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.40 1.10 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.80 1.10 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 479590.00 478455.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -0.10 1.70 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories -0.10 0.00 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 39.01 5.50 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories -0.50 0.10 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23109.00 23443.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1738.60 1643.80 1741.40 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 107.50 103.80 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 58.10 51.60 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 22.70 27.90 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 19.40 30.20 38.99 -34.30 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 30.00 12.00 30.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 19.40 27.60 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.65 0.36 2.73 -5.12 [+]
Chicago Pmi 63.90 66.20 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.70 2.80 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 513.74 511.18 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.48 18.10 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -5.12 -5.61 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -69.00 2.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 5664.00 6780.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 183.53 182.70 183.53 70.21 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 751.00 749.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -7.38 -5.48 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.85 5.70 5.85 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 2.00 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 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 6976.00 6716.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 6.40 10.00 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Manufacturing Production

Manufacturing production measures the output of businesses operating in the manufacturing sector. It is the most important sector and accounts for 78 percent of total production. The biggest segments within the sector 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). This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Manufacturing Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Manufacturing Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.50 1.40 67.90 -39.40 1920 - 2017 percent Monthly
2007=100, SA




manufacturing production by Country
Country Last
Australia -0.40 Jun/17
Brazil 2.60 Sep/17
Canada 2.97 Aug/17
China 6.80 Nov/17
Euro Area 4.40 Oct/17
France 3.10 Sep/17
Germany 4.30 Sep/17
India 2.50 Oct/17
Italy 4.20 Oct/17
Japan 5.90 Oct/17
Mexico 2.70 Oct/17
Netherlands 4.00 Oct/17
Russia 0.10 Oct/17
South Korea -6.20 Oct/17
Spain 8.20 Oct/17
Switzerland 9.10 Sep/17
Turkey 10.40 Sep/17
United Kingdom 3.90 Oct/17
United States 2.50 Oct/17