Table 7

Capacity Utilization
Percent of capacity, seasonally adjusted
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|
|
1972- 1988- 1994- 2001-|
|
|
|
2006
|
2006
89
95
02| 2007
| 2007
Item
|
NAICS
|
Proportion|
Ave.
High
High
Low|
Q1
Q2 Q3 r Q4
| Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total industry
|
|
100.00 |
81.0
85.0
85.1
73.6 | 81.3
81.7
82.0
81.5 | 81.9
81.4
81.6
81.4
|
|
|
|
|
Manufacturing<1>
|
|
82.52 |
79.8
85.4
84.6
71.6 | 79.8
80.3
80.6
79.8 | 80.4
79.8
79.8
79.7
Manufacturing (NAICS)
|
31-33 |
78.53 |
79.6
85.3
84.7
71.0 | 79.6
80.0
80.4
79.6 | 80.1
79.6
79.7
79.5
|
|
|
|
|
Durable manufacturing
|
|
42.55 |
78.0
84.5
84.2
68.1 | 77.7
78.4
79.0
78.0 | 78.5
78.0
78.1
78.0
Wood products
|
321 |
1.41 |
80.2
88.2
87.7
71.0 | 73.1
74.6
73.8
70.2 | 72.5
70.5
69.6
70.5
Nonmetallic mineral products
|
327 |
2.34 |
79.5
85.1
84.1
75.8 | 78.0
78.6
80.1
78.9 | 80.1
79.3
79.6
77.9
Primary metal
|
331 |
2.86 |
80.8
93.8
95.6
68.5 | 84.4
87.0
87.3
86.3 | 85.0
85.8
87.0
86.0
Fabricated metal products
|
332 |
5.63 |
77.3
81.6
85.1
69.2 | 79.9
80.6
81.2
80.9 | 81.3
81.3
81.0
80.3
Machinery
|
333 |
5.14 |
78.7
85.2
87.6
63.7 | 78.4
78.6
79.5
78.4 | 80.1
78.8
78.2
78.2
Computer and electronic products
|
334 |
8.43 |
78.3
81.4
84.3
58.6 | 75.3
74.3
74.5
73.8 | 73.9
73.7
74.0
73.7
Electrical equip., appliances,
|
|
|
|
|
and components
|
335 |
1.90 |
83.2
89.1
93.1
71.8 | 85.0
86.2
86.3
84.9 | 86.2
84.6
85.1
84.9
Motor vehicles and parts
|
3361-3 |
5.92 |
77.5
89.7
89.0
68.9 | 73.6
76.7
77.8
76.0 | 76.2
75.3
76.4

76.3
|
72.5
83.6

Aerospace and miscellaneous
|
transportation equipment
87.1
68.5
62.8 | 80.3
80.6

|

|

|

82.2

|
3364-9 |
82.9 | 82.4
82.3

3.96 |
82.8

78.5
75.9

82.2

Furniture and related products
82.9
67.8 | 76.6
76.7

77.8

|
76.4 |

337 |
76.9
76.5

1.61 |
76.8

76.7
78.3

82.5

Miscellaneous
81.3
70.6 |

78.6

|
77.9 |

339 |
78.9
78.1

3.36 |
77.1

|

|
Nondurable manufacturing
86.8
85.4
74.9 | 82.0

81.7
81.3

78.3

79.1

|
82.0

|

|

|

82.1

|
81.4 |

82.1

81.5

35.98 |
81.5

81.6
81.8

85.9

Food, beverage, and tobacco products
84.1
75.6 | 82.6
83.0
82.9

|
81.8 |

311,2 |
82.9
82.2

10.67 |
81.4

82.3
70.9

91.2

Textile and product mills
91.4
68.8 | 74.6
75.6

72.5

|
71.1 |

313,4 |
71.7
71.8

1.09 |
70.7

78.7
75.1

84.3

Apparel and leather
87.1
59.5 | 74.9

75.2

74.3

|
74.2 |

315,6 |
73.9
73.7

.70 |
73.9

87.8
83.0

92.5

Paper
92.0

84.3

84.1

84.1

|
83.2 |

322 |
83.8
82.6

2.46 |
83.9

83.7
76.9

91.8

Printing and support
86.4
72.7 | 80.6

78.4

77.4

|
77.1 |

323 |
77.9
77.1

2.08 |
77.3

86.2
90.0

89.0

Petroleum and coal products
90.6
83.7 | 92.3
90.7

91.3

|
90.3 |

324 |
91.5
90.2

3.77 |
90.7

78.3
77.9

85.1

Chemical
81.4

78.0

78.4

|
78.1 |

325 |
78.4
78.0

12.01 |
78.3

83.9
86.4

89.8

Plastics and rubber products
91.9
75.1 | 85.4
86.7

87.2

|
86.9 |

326 |
87.5
86.7

3.20 |
87.5

78.9 |

70.2 |

77.8

|
Other manufacturing (non-NAICS)
84.7
91.0
83.3
81.3 | 84.0
84.3
83.2

|

|

|

Mining
87.4
86.1
92.1
Utilities
86.7
92.7
86.2

83.8

|

|
1133,5111 |
83.2 | 84.2
83.4
|

|

|

|

3.99 |
83.1
|

88.9

84.8 |

90.0

89.9

90.8

|
91.8 |

21 |
91.2
91.2

8.25 |
92.1

93.7

83.8 |

86.4

85.8

86.2

|
2211,2 |
86.4 | 86.6
86.6

9.23 |
86.5

|
Selected high-technology industries
78.0
80.8
87.4
56.2 | 77.9
77.4

|

|

78.5

|
77.6 |

77.9

|

|

|

5.48 |
77.8

77.8

77.3
78.1
79.0
75.4
81.8

Computers and peripheral equipment
79.9
84.2
62.8 | 82.3
85.2

83.0

|
79.5 |

3341 |
81.5
79.8

1.39 |
79.6

Communications equipment
80.8
86.6
40.2 | 77.6

79.6

|
81.4 |

3342 |
79.9
79.5

1.29 |
82.9

Semiconductors and related
|
electronic components
80.6
82.9
93.5
58.1 | 75.6
74.7

78.6

|

|

|

72.9

75.8

|
Measures excluding selected high-technology
|
|
industries
|
|
Total industry
81.2
85.4
85.0
74.7 | 81.7
82.1
82.4
81.9
Manufacturing<1>
79.9
85.9
84.5
72.8 | 80.2
80.7
81.0
80.1
|
|

Stage-of-process groups

|
|

|

|

|
334412-9 |
75.2 | 75.1
76.0

2.80 |
74.9

|

|

|

|

|

|

|

|

|

|

94.52 |
82.0

|
81.9 |

82.4

|
80.2 |

80.8

81.9
|

77.04 |
80.3

|

|

|

|

|

|

80.2

Crude
|
|
12.41 |
86.5
88.1
89.5
82.0 | 88.7
89.2
89.7
90.1 | 90.0
89.4
90.6
90.3
Primary and semifinished
|
|
48.00 |
82.2
86.5
88.2
74.6 | 82.2
82.2
82.7
81.9 | 82.6
82.0
82.1
81.7
Finished
|
|
39.59 |
77.8
82.8
80.5
70.0 | 78.0
78.6
78.8
78.1 | 78.6
78.2
78.0
78.3
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<1> See note on cover page
Note. See notes to table 2.