Capacity Utilization in the United States decreased to 78.8% in December of 2022, the lowest in a year, following a downwardly revised 79.4% in November and well below forecasts of 79.6%. Capacity utilization for manufacturing decreased 1.0 percentage point to 77.5%. The operating rate for mining fell 0.9 percentage point to 87.7%, while the operating rate for utilities jumped 2.7 percentage points to 76.8%. source: Federal Reserve
Capacity Utilization in the United States averaged 80.04 percent from 1967 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 89.39 percent in January of 1967 and a record low of 64.53 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Capacity Utilization - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Capacity Utilization - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2023.
Capacity Utilization in the United States is expected to be 79.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.