Manufacturing production in the United States edged up 0.1% from a month earlier in October of 2022, after a 0.2% increase in September and below market expectations of a 0.2% gain. Manufacturing output went up 0.1%, below expectations for a 0.2% increase mostly supported by durable goods (0.5%). Within durables, increases of at least 1.5% were recorded by electrical equipment, appliances, and components; aerospace and miscellaneous transportation equipment; and motor vehicles and parts. At the same time, nondurable manufacturing fell 0.3% as gains for printing and support, plastics and rubber products, and apparel and leather products were offset by losses in petroleum and coal products, textile and product mills, and paper. Meanwhile, capacity utilization for manufacturing was unchanged in October at 79.5 percent, a rate that is 1.3 percentage points above its long-run average.

Manufacturing Production MoM in the United States averaged 0.27 Percent from 1919 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 17.30 Percent in May of 1933 and a record low of -15.30 Percent in April of 2020. This page includes a chart with historical data for the United States Manufacturing Production MoM. United States Manufacturing Production MoM - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

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United States Manufacturing Production MoM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-18 01:15 PM Sep 0.4% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
2022-11-16 02:15 PM Oct 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
2022-12-15 02:15 PM Nov 0.1% -0.1%

United States Manufacturing Production MoM
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).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 0.20 17.30 -15.30 1919 - 2022 Percent Monthly

News Stream
US Manufacturing Output Rises Less Than Expected
Manufacturing production in the United States edged up 0.1% from a month earlier in October of 2022, after a 0.2% increase in September and below market expectations of a 0.2% gain. Manufacturing output went up 0.1%, below expectations for a 0.2% increase mostly supported by durable goods (0.5%). Within durables, increases of at least 1.5% were recorded by electrical equipment, appliances, and components; aerospace and miscellaneous transportation equipment; and motor vehicles and parts. At the same time, nondurable manufacturing fell 0.3% as gains for printing and support, plastics and rubber products, and apparel and leather products were offset by losses in petroleum and coal products, textile and product mills, and paper. Meanwhile, capacity utilization for manufacturing was unchanged in October at 79.5 percent, a rate that is 1.3 percentage points above its long-run average.
2022-11-16
US Manufacturing Output Growth Tops Forecast
Manufacturing production in the United States rose 0.4% from a month earlier in September of 2022, the same as in August and above market expectations of a 0.2% gain. The indexes for durable and nondurable manufacturing rose 0.5% and 0.3%, respectively, while the index for other manufacturing (publishing and logging) fell 0.7%. Within durables, gains of at least 1% were recorded by nonmetallic mineral products, fabricated metal products, computer and electronic products, and motor vehicles and parts; miscellaneous manufacturing posted the only loss of at least 1%. Within nondurables, declines in paper and in printing and support were outweighed by gains in food, beverage, and tobacco products; apparel and leather; chemicals; and petroleum and coal products. Capacity utilization for manufacturing increased 0.3 percentage point in September to 80%, a rate that is 1.8 percentage points above its long-run average. Considering Q3, manufacturing output advanced 1.9%.
2022-10-18
US Manufacturing Output Unexpectedly Grows
Manufacturing production in the United States went up 0.1% in August of 2022, down from a downwardly revised 0.6% rise in the previous month and compared with expectations of a flat reading. The index for durable manufacturing was unchanged, the index for nondurable manufacturing rose 0.2%, and the index for other manufacturing (publishing and logging) edged down 0.1%. Within durables, gains of at least 1.0% were recorded by machinery, by computer and electronic products, by aerospace and miscellaneous transportation equipment, and by miscellaneous manufacturing. Losses of more than 1% were registered by wood products, by motor vehicles and parts, and by furniture and related products. Within nondurables, increases for petroleum and coal products, paper, and chemicals offset decreases for most other industries. Capacity utilization for manufacturing was unchanged in August at 79.6%, a rate that is 1.4%age points above its long-run average.
2022-09-15