United States Manufacturing Production  1920-2018 | Data | Chart

US manufacturing output rose 3.1 percent year-on-year in August 2018, following a downwardly revised 2.6 percent advance in July. It was the sharpest increase in manufacturing production since June 2012. On a monthly basis, factory output increased 0.2 percent, boosted by a 4 percent rise in motor vehicles and parts with motor vehicle assemblies jumping to an annual rate of 11.5 million units, the strongest since April. 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
2018-07-17 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 1.9% 1.2% 3%
2018-08-15 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.8% 2.3% 2.9%
2018-09-14 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 3.1% 2.6% 2.5%
2018-10-16 01:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 3.1% 2.8%
2018-11-16 02:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 2%
2018-12-14 02:15 PM Manufacturing Production YoY 2.2%


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 61.30 58.10 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 55.60 54.70 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 52.90 54.80 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 58.50 55.70 62.00 37.60 [+]
Composite Pmi 53.40 54.70 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 4.90 4.00 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.40 0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 3.10 2.60 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.08 77.90 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders -1.70 0.70 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense -1.00 1.20 26.00 -19.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation 0.20 0.10 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation 0.20 0.40 4.60 -7.20 percent [+]
New Orders 497754.00 501718.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders -0.80 0.60 10.60 -10.00 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.60 0.10 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories -26.93 30.34 166.37 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 0.60 0.10 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22245.00 23106.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2012.60 1965.30 2012.60 14.70 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 108.80 107.90 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 76.50 75.00 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index 22.90 11.90 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 19.00 25.60 39.00 -35.10 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 29.00 24.00 29.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index 0.18 0.18 2.76 -5.21 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 28.10 30.90 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 63.60 65.50 81.00 20.70 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.45 3.00 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 445.58 464.21 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.72 16.77 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -2.06 -5.30 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change 86.00 69.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -1719.00 1250.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 123.61 123.25 123.61 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 1.25 -8.64 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 866.00 867.00 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 7275.00 6847.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 14.10 12.70 108.20 -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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.10 2.60 67.90 -39.40 1920 - 2018 percent Monthly
2012=100, SA




manufacturing production by Country
Country Last
Australia 6.50 Mar/18
Brazil 4.00 Jul/18
Canada 2.32 May/18
China 6.10 Aug/18
Euro Area 0.20 Jul/18
France 1.90 Jul/18
Germany 0.60 Jul/18
India 7.00 Jul/18
Italy -1.20 Jul/18
Japan 2.40 Jul/18
Mexico 2.40 Jul/18
Netherlands 2.00 Jul/18
Russia 2.20 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 8.09 Mar/18
South Korea 0.80 Jul/18
Spain 1.70 Jul/18
Switzerland 8.80 Jun/18
Turkey 5.60 Jul/18
United Kingdom 1.10 Jul/18
United States 3.10 Aug/18


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