United States Manufacturing Production  1920-2018 | Data | Chart

Manufacturing production in the United States increased 1.8 percent year-on-year in April of 2018, following a downwardly revised 2.5 percent rise in March. On a monthly basis, factory output rose 0.5 percent after a flat reading in March. The indexes for durables and nondurables each gained about 0.5 percent, while the production of other manufacturing industries (publishing and logging) rose nearly 1 percent. Among durables, advances of more than 1 percent were posted by machinery; computer and electronic products; electrical equipment, appliances, and components; and aerospace and miscellaneous transportation equipment. The largest losses, slightly more than 1 percent, were recorded by motor vehicles and parts and by wood products. The increase in nondurables reflected widespread gains among its industries. Manufacturing Production in the United States averaged 3.80 percent from 1920 until 2018, 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
2018-03-16 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.5% 1.6% 2%
2018-04-17 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 3% 2.5% 2.2%
2018-05-16 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.8% 2.5% 2.6%
2018-06-15 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.8% 1.9%
2018-07-17 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 3%
2018-08-15 12:45 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.9%


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 57.30 59.30 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.50 55.60 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 54.60 54.00 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 56.80 58.80 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 54.90 54.20 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.50 3.70 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.70 0.70 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.80 2.50 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 77.99 77.56 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 2.60 3.50 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.80 3.00 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.00 0.90 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.30 0.20 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 507690.00 497984.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.60 1.60 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.00 0.60 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 33.07 15.56 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.30 0.90 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23106.00 23157.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1767.00 1738.20 1767.00 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 104.80 104.70 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 64.30 54.00 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 34.40 23.20 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 20.10 15.80 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 16.00 -3.00 30.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.34 0.32 2.76 -5.16 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 21.80 22.80 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 57.60 57.40 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Car Production 3.08 3.19 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 522.69 431.32 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 17.15 17.48 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -1.40 -2.20 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 106.00 89.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -3790.00 -2174.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 122.63 122.34 184.16 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 [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -1.30 4.85 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 844.00 844.00 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 5.85 5.70 5.85 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 2.00 3.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 6.00 8.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 7261.00 6446.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 10.60 10.60 108.20 -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 May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.80 2.50 67.90 -39.40 1920 - 2018 percent Monthly
2012=100, SA




manufacturing production by Country
Country Last
Australia 2.40 Dec/17
Brazil 1.60 Mar/18
Canada 4.85 Feb/18
China 7.40 Apr/18
Euro Area 2.30 Mar/18
France 0.40 Mar/18
Germany 4.10 Mar/18
India 4.40 Mar/18
Italy 3.10 Mar/18
Japan 1.72 Feb/18
Mexico -2.40 Mar/18
Netherlands 3.50 Mar/18
Russia 1.10 Apr/18
South Korea -4.70 Mar/18
Spain 2.90 Mar/18
Switzerland 9.30 Dec/17
Turkey 7.90 Mar/18
United Kingdom 2.90 Mar/18
United States 1.80 Apr/18


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