Table 2

CAPACITY UTILIZATION: MANUFACTURING, MINING, AND UTILITIES
Percent of capacity, seasonally adjusted
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1988- 1990- 1994- 2001-|
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1982
1989
1991
1995
2002| 2006 | 2006
2007

2006

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1972-

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2006

Item
|
NAICS
| Proportion| Ave.
Low
High
Low
High
Low| Apr. | Nov.
Dec.
Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total industry
|
|
100.00 | 81.0
70.8
85.0
78.5
85.1
73.6 | 81.9 | 81.3
81.6
81.1
81.6
81.2
81.6
|
|
|
|
|
Stage-of-process groups
|
|
|
|
|
Crude
|
|
12.41 | 86.5
77.4
88.1
84.4
89.5
82.0 | 88.2 | 88.7
89.6
88.2
89.2
89.3
88.8
Primary and semifinished
|
|
48.00 | 82.2
67.9
86.5
77.9
88.2
74.6 | 83.8 | 82.0
81.7
81.9
82.5
81.5
82.1
Finished
|
|
39.59 | 77.8
71.1
82.8
76.8
80.5
70.0 | 77.8 | 78.1
79.0
77.9
78.1
78.3
78.8
|
|
|
|
|
Industry Groups
|
|
|
|
|
Manufacturing
|
|
82.52 | 79.8
68.5
85.4
77.1
84.6
71.6 | 80.7 | 79.8
80.5
79.8
79.7
80.0
80.2
Manufacturing (NAICS)
|
31-33 |
78.53 | 79.6
67.8
85.3
76.9
84.7
71.0 | 80.4 | 79.5
80.3
79.6
79.5
79.8
80.0
Durable manufacturing
|
|
42.55 | 78.0
62.9
84.5
73.3
84.2
68.1 | 79.4 | 78.2
78.9
77.6
77.5
77.8
78.4
Wood products
|
321 |
1.41 | 80.2
59.4
88.2
72.7
87.7
71.0 | 84.0 | 73.1
74.8
73.4
72.8
71.4
71.8
Nonmetallic mineral products
|
327 |
2.34 | 79.5
62.7
85.1
71.8
84.1
75.8 | 84.7 | 79.2
80.3
79.3
76.8
78.0
77.6
Primary metal
|
331 |
2.86 | 80.8
47.0
93.8
74.6
95.6
68.5 | 88.1 | 81.1
80.4
83.9
84.7
85.2
85.8
Iron and steel products
|
3311,2 |
1.35 | 82.3
38.0
98.2
71.3
99.9
69.9 | 94.8 | 81.6
78.0
84.3
85.4
86.8
88.4
Fabricated metal products
|
332 |
5.63 | 77.3
61.8
81.6
72.6
85.1
69.2 | 80.2 | 80.0
79.9
79.5
79.8
80.4
80.3
Machinery
|
333 |
5.14 | 78.7

58.0
78.4

85.2

76.9
75.5

79.7

82.9

78.5

81.4

Computer and electronic products
|
75.9
84.3
58.6 | 75.9 | 77.2

77.1

334 |
76.0

8.43 | 78.3
75.3
74.9

67.3
85.1

79.9

Computer and peripheral equip.
68.2
84.2
62.8 | 73.0 |

|
78.2

79.4

3341 |
81.1

1.39 | 78.1
83.2
84.7

82.3
79.1

80.8

Communications equipment
73.0
86.6
40.2 | 69.6 |

|
73.2

74.5

3342 |
75.9

1.29 | 75.4
77.6
79.0

|
76.5
74.9
|

|
82.9

73.9

87.6

63.7 |

80.0 |

Semiconductor and related
78.2

electronic components
93.5
58.1 | 82.4 |

Electrical equipment, appliances,
|

|

|
82.6

334412-9 |
80.9
78.1

|

|

78.8

|
2.80 | 80.6
74.7
73.7
|

85.7 |

|
83.6

85.1

335 |
84.5

1.90 | 83.2
85.2
85.4

86.7

Transportation equipment
67.6
79.5
68.6 | 77.0 |

|
76.6

77.4

336 |
75.4

9.88 | 75.5
76.6
76.6

44.9
77.1

89.7

Motor vehicles and parts
56.0
89.0
68.9 | 78.2 |

|
75.1

3361-3 |
76.4
72.1

5.92 | 77.5
74.0
74.4

39.6
75.3

94.6

Autos and light trucks
53.7
89.5
73.6 | 74.9 |

|
70.4

72.3

33611 |
65.9

2.60 | 77.8
70.4
70.8

64.6
86.5

89.1

56.4
78.4

|

and components
77.0
93.1
71.8 |

|

77.6

Aerospace and miscellaneous
|

|

|

transportation equipment
|
68.5
62.8 | 75.3 | 78.9

3364-9 |
79.2
80.5

3.96 | 72.5
80.6
80.2

69.0
80.6

87.1

65.5
76.5

82.2

Furniture and related products
67.6
82.9
67.8 | 79.5 |

|
78.3

77.8

337 |
77.1

1.61 | 78.5
76.7
76.8

68.9
79.5

82.5

Miscellaneous
77.3
81.3

|
78.9

79.2

339 |
78.5

3.36 | 76.7
77.7
78.6

|

|
Nondurable manufacturing
86.8
81.6
85.4
74.9 |

75.6
82.0

81.1

|

70.6 |

77.9 |

|

|

|

81.7 |

|
81.2

82.0

|
82.0

35.98 | 81.7
81.9
82.2

80.5
84.2

85.8

Food
83.3

83.2 |

|
84.2

83.9

311 |
84.0

7.80 | 82.4
84.6
85.0

77.8
79.3

87.2

Beverage and tobacco products
74.6
86.7
64.8 | 79.0 |

|
77.0

79.1

312 |
78.8

2.87 | 79.4
78.0
79.2

72.8
72.9

91.5

Textile mills
77.9
93.2

65.9 |

76.3 |

|
73.9

75.2

313 |
72.9

.60 | 82.1
73.3
73.5

71.4
76.4

90.6

Textile product mills
75.7
88.5
72.3 |

82.3 |

|
77.2

75.9

314 |
76.8

.49 | 82.5
76.7
75.9

84.0

77.0 |

77.0
76.3

85.5

Apparel
77.5

74.1 |

|
75.0

75.1

315 |
76.7

.60 | 79.3
75.8
75.1

75.5
68.1

79.0

Leather and allied products
70.4
81.4
53.7 | 69.5 |

|
67.7

67.2

316 |
67.7

.11 | 75.5
67.6
70.0

81.3
83.8

92.5

Paper
86.1

78.9 |

84.3 |

|
84.9

86.4

322 |
83.7

2.46 | 87.8
84.2
83.8

80.3
81.3

91.8

Printing and support
82.6
86.4
72.7 |

80.8 |

|
80.0

81.4

323 |
80.7

2.08 | 83.7
80.9
80.9

70.7
89.0

89.0

Petroleum and coal products
83.1
90.6
83.7 | 86.4 |

|
89.5

89.9

324 |
93.4

3.77 | 86.2
90.9
91.6

67.7
78.2

85.1

Chemical
80.1

78.4 |

|
77.1

78.2

325 |
77.7

12.01 | 78.3
77.9
78.1

63.0

93.0

Plastics material and resin
80.5 103.5
80.8 | 89.8 |

|
84.2

325211 |
88.4
89.2

54.6
74.7

93.9

Synthetic rubber
71.9
86.3
52.4 |

|
70.3

325212 |
73.5
74.2

|

88.4

92.0

81.4

60.1 |

70.2 |

63.0 |

Artificial and synthetic fibers
|

63.4

94.4

71.8
86.4

89.8

|
84.1

85.3

.12 |
77.5

Plastics and rubber products
76.4
91.9
75.1 | 88.4 |

32522 |
79.2

72.8

|

|
73.5

|

|
Other manufacturing (non-NAICS)
86.3
91.0
80.6
83.3
81.3 | 84.9 |
83.4
|

|
Mining
78.7
86.1
83.5
88.9
84.8 |
90.3
Oil and gas extraction
89.5
92.0
89.6
94.8
89.0 |
92.6
Mining (except oil and gas)
67.7
90.4
80.0
86.9
79.0 |
81.0
Coal mining
76.3
92.5
79.5
87.0
78.5 |
82.4
Metal mining
32.2
90.9
81.2
90.3
68.4 |
79.9
Stone and earth minerals
64.1
89.5
75.8
90.8
80.0 |
79.8
Support activities for mining

326 |
85.7

|

|

|
84.7

1133,5111 |
84.0
83.8

|

|

87.0

.10 | 76.4
76.5
75.6

|

79.6 |

76.0

and filaments
91.0
57.2 |

|

.83 |

81.6

3.20 | 83.9
84.8
85.6
|
3.99 | 84.7
83.3
82.9
|

90.4 |

|
90.7

92.3

21 |
90.1

8.25 | 87.4
90.5
90.6

90.2 |

|
93.2

94.0

211 |
92.7

5.31 | 92.0
93.1
92.7

87.5 |

|
80.4

85.5

212 |
79.7

1.69 | 83.9
79.8
81.5

90.9 |

|
85.9

85.9

2121 |
83.5

.68 | 86.0
83.3
83.8

81.7 |

|
77.3

82.0

2122 |
77.1

.44 | 78.8
80.6
81.0

87.3 |

|
75.7

87.2

2123 |
76.8

.57 | 83.0
74.6
78.9

|

213 |

1.25 |

75.0

49.9
61.8
52.7
89.7
Utilities
77.6
92.7
84.0
85.7
Electric
78.8
94.1
86.8
86.2
Natural gas
71.7
86.4
67.3
83.3
|

|

78.2

63.7 |

94.4 |

92.0

91.7

93.7

83.8 |

85.4 |

|
85.4

2211,2 |
81.8
83.7

9.23 | 86.7
89.6
82.8

96.4

86.3 |

87.7 |

|
86.8

84.2

2211 |
85.8

7.49 | 88.1
89.9
84.6

87.6

70.4 |

75.1 |

|
78.9

70.4

2212 |
73.6

1.74 | 79.9
88.6
74.5

|

90.9

|

91.6

90.9

|

Special Aggregates
|
|
|
|
Selected high-technology industries
|
|
5.48 | 78.0
74.6
80.8
74.2
87.4
56.2 | 77.1 | 79.6
79.4
78.6
77.7
77.8
78.6
Manufacturing ex. selected high-tech
|
|
|
|
|
industries
|
|
77.04 | 79.9
68.1
85.9
77.2
84.5
72.8 | 81.0 | 80.0
80.7
80.1
80.0
80.3
80.6
Manufacturing ex. selected high-tech
|
|
|
|
|
and motor vehicles and pts.
|
|
71.13 | 80.1
69.4
85.6
79.2
84.1
72.6 | 81.3 | 80.4
81.1
80.8
80.5
80.8
80.9
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