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Release Date: June 28, 2024
Table 6 Revised and Earlier Capacity Utilization Rates, by Industry Groups
Percent of capacity, seasonally adjusted                    
Item NAICS Revised rate Difference between
revised and earlier rates
(percentage points)
1972-
2023
Ave.

2020
Q4

2021
Q4

2022
Q4
 
2023 
Q4 

2020
Q4

2021
Q4

2022
Q4

2023
Q4
Total industry   79.7 75.0 79.5 80.2 78.3 .2 .3 .2 -.5
       
Manufacturing[1]   78.3 75.4 78.8 78.8 77.6 .2 .2 .3 .3
Manufacturing (NAICS) 31-33 78.2 75.4 78.8 78.8 77.5 .2 .1 .3 .3
       
Durable manufacturing   76.9 73.5 76.3 77.2 76.1 .8 .7 .9 1.0
Wood products 321 76.7 81.5 83.1 78.4 76.4 -1.2 -1.4 -2.1 -2.7
Nonmetallic mineral products 327 73.7 75.6 79.6 83.6 80.9 1.8 2.0 .1 -.2
Primary metals 331 77.5 66.2 74.6 69.4 70.7 .2 .0 .2 1.1
Fabricated metal products 332 78.4 73.8 76.8 78.0 76.5 1.0 -.8 -1.0 -1.0
Machinery 333 77.8 73.1 81.0 84.3 81.9 -1.6 -.4 -.2 2.1
Computer and electronic products 334 77.4 75.3 78.9 77.1 76.0 4.9 5.6 7.3 6.6
Electrical equip., appliances,
and components
335 81.9 78.5 80.3 81.4 80.1 .1 1.4 3.4 3.1
Motor vehicles and parts 3361-3 75.0 72.8 69.5 72.4 71.7 .3 -.2 -.8 -2.0
Aerospace and miscellaneous
transportation equipment
3364-9 73.8 62.8 62.4 68.3 70.6 .3 -.5 -.2 -.8
Furniture and related products 337 77.4 80.0 80.5 76.9 69.5 1.2 1.5 1.3 .6
Miscellaneous 339 77.1 83.6 87.9 85.8 82.0 1.4 1.8 1.6 1.5
       
Nondurable manufacturing   80.1 77.6 81.4 80.4 79.0 -.5 -.6 -.3 -.3
Food, beverage, and tobacco products 311,2 80.3 78.9 80.5 81.5 80.5 -2.0 -.2 1.2 3.4
Textile and product mills 313,4 78.1 70.0 75.1 70.2 68.1 -.4 .7 1.1 .1
Apparel and leather 315,6 75.5 67.5 73.4 72.9 65.6 -1.2 -2.2 -3.2 -1.9
Paper 322 86.5 86.7 88.5 83.5 81.5 -.3 .0 -.2 -2.0
Printing and support 323 79.2 72.4 78.1 80.3 72.2 -1.3 -2.2 -3.7 -6.1
Petroleum and coal products 324 85.4 71.4 91.1 89.7 90.6 -.5 .4 2.0 .0
Chemicals 325 77.0 75.7 78.7 76.4 76.1 1.1 -.8 -2.0 -2.4
Plastics and rubber products 326 81.9 82.9 82.6 79.9 77.0 -1.1 -2.0 -.6 -.1
       
Other manufacturing (non-NAICS) 1133,5111 78.4 75.1 79.1 82.3 79.6 -.3 1.9 3.6 .8
       
Mining 21 86.5 71.8 87.8 90.2 89.4 .0 .2 -.8 -4.5
Utilities 2211,2 84.5 75.0 74.2 75.5 72.0 .2 1.1 1.5 1.2
       
Selected high-technology industries   77.5 76.8 80.5 82.1 80.6 1.5 2.8 7.9 4.8
Computers and peripheral equipment 3341 76.5 57.9 70.6 74.2 76.3 .9 1.3 -.9 -2.3
Communications equipment 3342 75.3 63.9 71.9 73.3 74.9 .9 1.1 .5 -1.1
Semiconductors and related
electronic components
3344 79.3 85.8 85.7 87.1 83.5 1.6 3.8 12.6 8.6
       
Measures excluding selected high-technology
industries
Total industry   79.8 74.9 79.5 80.1 78.2 .2 .2 .1 -.7
Manufacturing[1]   78.3 75.4 78.7 78.8 77.5 .2 .1 .1 .2
       
Stage-of-process groups
Crude   85.6 74.1 87.0 87.4 87.2 -.5 -.4 -1.1 -4.1
Primary and semifinished   80.2 75.5 78.9 79.0 76.8 .1 .4 .8 .4
Finished   76.8 74.7 76.6 77.7 76.4 .5 .4 .3 .8
1. See footnote 2 to table 2.
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