Table 7

REVISED AND EARLIER CAPACITY UTILIZATION RATES, BY INDUSTRY GROUPS
Percent of capacity, seasonally adjusted
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|
Difference between
|
Revised rate
| revised and earlier rates
|
|
(percentage points)
|
197219881990|
Item
|
2001
1989
1991
2000
2001
2002 |
2000
2001
2002
|
Ave.
High
Low
Q4
Q4
Q3 |
Q4
Q4
Q3
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total industry
|
81.5
85.1
78.6
81.6
75.1
76.2 |
.9
.4
.1
|
|
Manufacturing
|
80.4
85.5
77.2
80.0
73.4
74.3 |
.8
.3
-.1
Manufacturing (NAICS)
|
80.3
85.5
77.0
79.7
72.9
73.8 |
---|
|
Durable manufacturing
|
78.8
84.5
73.4
79.7
69.9
70.5 |
---Wood products
321
|
80.5
88.7
73.1
76.6
73.5
75.6 |
---Nonmetallic mineral products
327
|
79.5
85.6
72.1
81.8
80.3
81.0 |
---Primary metal
331
|
81.1
95.3
75.2
78.8
73.0
77.6 |
---Fabricated metal products
332
|
77.3
80.1
71.0
77.2
70.5
71.3 |
---Machinery
333
|
80.3
84.7
72.9
82.6
67.3
68.3 |
---Computer and electronic products
334
|
80.2
81.5
76.4
83.0
64.1
62.6 |
---Electrical equip., appliances,
|
|
and components
335
|
83.5
87.5
75.0
84.9
75.9
75.7 |
---Motor vehicles and parts
3361-3
|
77.2
90.0
56.6
78.4
75.3
82.7 |
---Aerospace and miscellaneous
|
|
transportation equipment
3364-9
|
73.5
88.9
81.9
68.7
65.3
58.7 |
---Furniture and related products
337
|
79.5
84.1
68.1
79.7
71.4
71.0 |
----

81.3
|
79.7
80.3
80.4
73.0
84.6
79.3
90.0
76.6
80.8
|
84.0
|

Miscellaneous
74.6
75.5 |

339
--

|
--

--

Nondurable manufacturing
77.0
78.5 |
---Food, beverage, and tobacco products
311,2
79.0
79.6 |
---Textile and product mills
313,4
71.9
74.2 |
---Apparel and leather
315,6
65.4
65.0 |
---Paper
322
81.0
84.1 |
---Printing and support
323
76.2
79.7 |
---Petroleum and coal products
324
88.7
89.0 |
---Chemical
325
74.7
75.5 |
---Plastics and rubber products
326
75.9
80.3 |
---Other manufacturing (non-NAICS)
81.9
81.7 |
--

Mining
89.0
86.6
Utilities
93.6
85.0

1133,5111
---

21
85.5 |
2211,2
88.2 |

-1.3

-1.0

.5

.0

1.4

.4

|

Selected high-technology industries
86.1
63.1
62.2 |
4.9
2.4
Computers and office equipment
3341
76.2
68.7
74.4 |
1.2
5.9
Communications equipment
3342
86.5
60.7
52.1 |
4.9
2.8
Semiconductors and related
|
electronic components
334412-9
90.2
63.2
66.4 |
6.6
2.3
|
|

-1.7
8.3
1.3

|

77.5

|

82.4

86.9

81.8

|

82.5

85.5

81.3

|

83.9

91.1

77.1

|

80.5

83.9

77.2

|

88.7

94.0

85.4

|

85.0

91.7

82.7

|

86.3

88.9

82.5

|

78.8

85.6

80.8

|

83.8

91.2

77.1

83.6

90.2

79.1

|

87.0

85.6

83.3

|

86.7

92.6

84.2

|

79.8

80.4

74.6

|

78.7

79.7

67.0

|

79.2

82.2

73.3

81.8

81.4

78.7

|

81.6

85.5

78.8

|

80.4

86.1

77.3

|

|
|
|

|

|

|
|

industries

|

|

|

81.7

|
-1.5

Measures excluding selected high-technology

Total industry
81.1
76.3
77.7
Manufacturing
79.3
74.6
75.8

77.2

|
|

Stage-of-process groups

1

.5

.0

.2

.4

-.1

.0

|
|

Crude
|
86.5
88.6
84.7
86.9
82.9
84.1 |
.0
.0
.0
Primary and semifinished
|
82.4
86.2
77.6
83.4
76.3
78.5 |
---Finished
|
78.7
83.1
77.2
78.1
72.0
71.6 |
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. See note to Table 2A.