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Release Date: September 15, 2017
Table 2 Capacity Utilization: Manufacturing, Mining, and Utilities
Percent of capacity, seasonally adjusted
Item NAICS 2016
Proportion
1972-
2016
Ave.
 
1982
Low
1988-
1989
High
1990-
1991
Low
1994-
1995
High
 
2009
Low
2016
Aug.
 
2017
Mar.[r] Apr.[r] May[r] June[r] July[r] Aug.[p]
Total industry   100.00 79.9 70.9 85.2 78.8 85.0 66.7 75.8 75.9 76.6 76.6 76.7 76.9 76.1
           
Stage-of-process groups
Crude   15.14 86.1 78.2 87.7 84.5 90.1 76.3 78.2 81.6 82.1 82.6 83.5 84.1 82.7
Primary and semifinished   44.74 80.5 68.2 86.5 78.1 87.8 63.8 75.9 75.5 75.8 76.1 76.0 76.2 75.0
Finished   40.11 76.9 70.7 83.4 77.3 80.6 66.7 74.6 74.3 75.6 75.0 74.9 74.9 75.0
           
Industry Groups
Manufacturing   78.37 78.4 68.6 85.6 77.3 84.6 63.7 74.7 75.1 75.9 75.5 75.6 75.6 75.3
Manufacturing (NAICS) 31-33 75.63 78.3 67.9 85.6 77.2 84.7 63.5 75.2 75.5 76.4 76.0 76.0 76.0 75.8
Durable manufacturing   40.58 76.9 63.0 84.8 73.9 83.7 58.3 74.4 74.6 75.8 74.9 74.8 74.3 74.5
Wood products 321 1.35 76.4 59.6 86.4 72.1 86.6 48.1 73.8 78.0 77.0 76.7 75.9 77.3 76.7
Nonmetallic mineral products 327 2.59 73.8 64.1 83.4 71.6 82.6 45.1 63.9 67.4 66.2 65.5 65.3 65.8 64.9
Primary metals 331 2.63 78.6 48.5 94.3 76.0 94.1 49.2 66.6 69.1 69.3 67.4 68.2 67.5 68.3
Iron and steel products 3311,2 1.15 79.9 38.0 97.8 71.1 97.9 40.4 68.1 73.3 73.4 72.8 72.4 70.6 71.8
Fabricated metal products 332 5.51 77.7 61.6 81.6 72.5 84.9 62.2 77.5 79.2 79.7 79.9 79.5 79.8 80.4
Machinery 333 6.37 77.5 57.8 85.5 73.8 87.2 58.6 69.0 70.4 73.8 73.7 73.4 73.3 72.3
Computer and electronic products 334 5.83 77.6 78.0 82.3 77.7 84.4 70.1 69.4 69.2 70.1 69.0 68.5 68.1 68.4
Computer and peripheral equip. 3341 .38 77.5 66.6 79.3 69.5 88.0 83.0 74.8 79.8 81.9 83.8 87.3 84.1 86.0
Communications equipment 3342 .67 76.5 84.3 86.0 77.1 84.3 77.5 70.3 67.6 67.4 67.2 67.0 66.8 66.6
Semiconductor and related
electronic components
3344 1.56 78.6 78.1 82.7 78.3 91.8 62.8 70.5 68.2 69.7 69.1 67.7 66.7 67.5
Electrical equipment, appliances,
and components
335 1.81 82.4 64.7 89.3 77.3 92.8 66.8 80.5 79.8 81.7 81.0 81.1 82.4 80.3
Transportation equipment 336 10.35 74.8 55.7 87.4 68.1 79.2 50.1 81.1 78.5 80.2 79.0 79.0 77.1 78.6
Motor vehicles and parts 3361-3 5.50 75.2 44.2 91.0 56.9 87.7 33.8 82.6 80.1 83.4 81.4 80.8 77.4 79.0
Autos and light trucks 33611 2.23 76.5 39.7 93.8 53.4 89.3 26.4 87.8 82.0 86.9 83.7 81.7 75.9 78.5
Aerospace and miscellaneous
transportation equipment
3364-9 4.85 74.2 68.4 89.0 81.7 70.0 73.1 79.4 76.7 76.7 76.3 76.9 76.8 78.0
Furniture and related products 337 1.19 76.7 64.9 82.2 68.7 82.6 56.0 77.9 79.4 79.1 78.6 78.9 78.2 78.3
Miscellaneous 339 2.96 76.5 68.9 82.6 77.4 81.1 68.3 77.9 77.0 78.0 75.0 75.3 75.6 74.9
           
Nondurable manufacturing   35.06 80.2 75.3 86.7 81.4 86.0 69.2 76.1 76.4 77.1 77.2 77.5 77.9 77.2
Food 311 8.24 82.2 79.6 86.2 83.1 86.4 77.9 81.4 81.6 83.2 82.6 82.6 83.4 83.5
Beverage and tobacco products 312 3.23 76.5 78.6 87.1 75.2 85.2 66.1 67.2 66.7 67.1 67.8 66.9 66.7 66.6
Textile mills 313 .38 79.0 72.5 92.1 77.5 93.7 51.4 71.0 69.1 70.0 69.2 68.9 67.8 69.2
Textile product mills 314 .38 79.3 71.9 90.8 76.8 88.8 56.7 71.2 70.9 72.0 70.7 71.1 72.1 71.3
Apparel 315 .19 78.1 74.6 84.6 77.5 88.6 61.7 69.5 67.6 66.1 66.9 66.0 66.8 65.6
Leather and allied products 316 .07 71.3 73.0 81.0 72.1 79.6 45.9 56.0 57.1 58.4 58.0 56.4 58.8 56.7
Paper 322 2.28 86.6 81.4 92.5 85.6 92.7 72.9 84.9 87.1 87.1 86.3 86.3 85.5 86.2
Printing and support 323 1.71 79.4 80.3 91.8 83.1 84.9 58.8 65.6 67.2 68.2 67.5 67.5 67.3 67.7
Petroleum and coal products 324 2.60 85.3 68.5 85.8 81.4 91.0 76.0 80.5 81.3 83.0 83.6 83.6 83.2 81.9
Chemicals 325 12.76 76.9 68.0 85.1 80.3 82.1 65.6 73.2 73.5 73.4 74.5 75.2 76.0 74.4
Plastics material and resin 325211 .70 88.4 66.1 96.9 81.6 102.1 75.8 89.2 89.4 86.3 87.4 89.9 89.2  
Synthetic rubber 325212 .10 75.2 54.6 94.4 72.5 87.4 58.5 65.1 64.7 64.1 63.4 64.0 63.5 62.9
Artificial and synthetic fibers
and filaments
32522 .09 81.0 63.3 93.5 75.5 91.7 58.4 81.8 78.4 78.8 78.6 83.5 75.8  
Plastics and rubber products 326 3.20 82.2 72.4 89.9 76.9 93.3 58.4 81.2 80.1 80.9 79.9 80.8 81.1 80.8
           
Other manufacturing (non-NAICS) 1133,5111 2.73 80.5 86.6 91.1 80.1 83.2 67.6 62.6 63.7 63.0 62.9 63.5 63.5 63.1
           
Mining 21 11.24 87.0 79.7 86.1 83.8 88.6 78.4 77.9 82.2 82.6 83.2 83.9 84.8 83.9
Oil and gas extraction 211 6.58 92.8 89.6 91.5 89.5 94.8 93.3 94.0 96.3 95.4 96.7 97.1 98.8 98.1
Mining (except oil and gas) 212 2.29 83.0 67.8 91.1 80.2 87.7 68.4 75.2 78.4 81.9 79.2 81.0 81.4 80.9
Coal mining 2121 .87 84.8 76.3 92.5 79.6 87.3 75.3 66.2 68.3 72.9 71.9 75.5 75.9 75.3
Metal mining 2122 .56 77.7 32.2 93.1 81.0 89.9 63.9 75.4 75.9 84.5 76.0 76.9 77.8 78.6
Stone and earth minerals 2123 .86 83.0 63.5 89.4 76.0 91.8 62.0 83.8 89.4 88.3 87.9 88.2 88.4 87.0
Support activities for mining 213 2.37 72.2 52.9 62.0 54.2 75.4 48.1 33.7 48.0 50.9 52.4 53.9 52.9 51.3
Utilities 2211,2 10.39 85.6 77.0 93.2 84.7 93.2 78.1 81.1 75.8 75.8 77.9 77.1 78.2 73.9
Electric 2211 9.22 86.7 77.6 94.7 87.7 95.7 78.0 81.2 75.8 76.6 77.2 76.7 78.4 73.7
Natural gas 2212 1.17 80.2 72.8 86.4 67.4 87.4 71.9 80.0 75.0 69.4 82.4 79.2 76.7 75.1
           
Special Aggregates
Selected high-technology industries   2.61 77.3 75.5 81.4 75.7 86.5 71.1 71.1 69.7 70.8 70.6 70.1 69.0 69.7
Manufacturing ex. selected high-tech
industries
  75.75 78.5 68.1 86.0 77.4 84.5 63.3 74.9 75.3 76.1 75.7 75.8 75.9 75.6
Manufacturing ex. selected high-tech
and motor vehicles and pts.
  70.26 78.8 69.5 85.6 79.2 84.2 65.9 74.3 74.9 75.6 75.3 75.4 75.7 75.3

r Revised. p Preliminary.


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