United States Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index  1968-2017 | Data

The Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index in the US rose to 23.8 in September of 2017 from 18.9 in August, beating market estimates of 17.2. It is the highest reading in three months, due to improvements in new orders (29.5 from 20.4 in August), shipments (37.8 from 29.4), unfilled orders (17 from 14.5) and inventories (-1.4 from -6.1). On the other hand, a decrease was seen for employment (6.6 from 10.1) and average work week (11.9 from 18.8). Delivery times increased (14.5 from 10.5) and price pressures went up for both prices paid (34.4 from 21.1) and received (22.8 from 13.5). The index of future activity also improved (55.2 from 42.3). Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index in the United States averaged 8.76 Index Points from 1968 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 58.50 Index Points in March of 1973 and a record low of -57.90 Index Points in December of 1974.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-20 12:30 PM Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 19.5 27.6 24 23
2017-08-17 12:30 PM Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 18.9 19.5 18.5 17.9
2017-09-21 12:30 PM Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 23.8 18.9 17.2 17
2017-10-19 12:30 PM Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 23.8 22 15
2017-11-16 01:30 PM Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 23
2017-12-21 01:30 PM Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 19


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 60.80 58.80 77.50 29.40 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.10 52.80 57.90 50.70 [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 59.80 55.30 62.00 37.60 percent [+]
Services PMI 55.30 56.00 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Composite Pmi 54.80 55.30 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 1.60 1.20 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.30 -0.70 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.00 1.10 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 76.00 75.80 89.40 66.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 1.70 -6.80 22.10 -17.90 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 2.20 -7.90 24.80 -18.60 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.20 0.80 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.40 0.50 4.60 -7.30 percent [+]
New Orders 471684.00 466360.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 1.20 -3.30 10.20 -9.40 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.70 0.30 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 5.50 1.20 132.20 -206.10 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.90 0.60 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 23443.00 23591.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 1643.80 1642.70 1741.40 14.40 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 103.00 105.30 107.70 80.10 Index Points [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 23.80 18.90 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 19.00 14.00 27.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 49.70 56.60 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 30.20 24.40 38.99 -34.30 Index Points [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 21.30 17.00 46.60 -59.50 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.31 0.03 2.73 -5.12 [+]
Chicago Pmi 65.20 58.90 78.80 21.40 Index Points [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 18.57 16.14 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Car Production 3.02 2.62 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 501.98 502.59 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -5.73 -2.75 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 87.00 58.00 147.00 -287.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change 908.00 2490.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 182.50 182.28 182.50 70.21 Index Points [+]
Small Business Sentiment 51.67 49.03 59.12 48.35 [+]
Steel Production 7064.00 7071.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 9.80 9.10 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 7.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
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 [+]


United States Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index

Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index is based on The Business Outlook Survey of manufacturers in the Third Federal Reserve District. Participants report the direction of change in overall business activity and in the various measures of activity at their plants: employment, working hours, new and unfilled orders, shipments, inventories, delivery times, prices paid, and prices received. The index above 0 indicates factory-sector growth, below 0 contraction. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
23.80 18.90 58.50 -57.90 1968 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
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