Table 7

Capacity Utilization
Percent of capacity, seasonally adjusted
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|
|
1972- 1988- 1994- 2001-|
|
|
|
2006
|
2006
89
95
02| 2006
2007 | 2007
Item
|
NAICS
|
Proportion|
Ave.
High
High
Low|
Q2
Q3
Q4
Q1 r | Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total industry
|
|
100.00 |
81.0
85.0
85.1
73.6 | 82.0
82.3
81.5
81.3 | 81.1
81.6
81.2
81.6
|
|
|
|
|
Manufacturing<1>
|
|
82.52 |
79.8
85.4
84.6
71.6 | 80.6
80.9
80.1
79.8 | 79.8
79.7
80.0
80.2
Manufacturing (NAICS)
|
31-33 |
78.53 |
79.6
85.3
84.7
71.0 | 80.4
80.8
79.9
79.6 | 79.6
79.5
79.8
80.0
|
|
|
|
|
Durable manufacturing
|
|
42.55 |
78.0
84.5
84.2
68.1 | 79.3
79.5
78.5
77.7 | 77.6
77.5
77.8
78.4
Wood products
|
321 |
1.41 |
80.2
88.2
87.7
71.0 | 83.3
80.4
74.3
72.5 | 73.4
72.8
71.4
71.8
Nonmetallic mineral products
|
327 |
2.34 |
79.5
85.1
84.1
75.8 | 84.1
82.3
79.6
78.0 | 79.3
76.8
78.0
77.6
Primary metal
|
331 |
2.86 |
80.8
93.8
95.6
68.5 | 89.9
88.8
82.2
84.6 | 83.9
84.7
85.2
85.8
Fabricated metal products
|
332 |
5.63 |
77.3
81.6
85.1
69.2 | 79.9
80.7
80.2
79.9 | 79.5
79.8
80.4
80.3
Machinery
|
333 |
5.14 |
78.7
85.2
87.6
63.7 | 79.0
82.1
80.9
78.3 | 78.5
77.6
78.8
78.4
Computer and electronic products
|
334 |
8.43 |
78.3
81.4
84.3
58.6 | 76.1
77.2
77.3
75.4 | 76.0
75.3
74.9
75.5
Electrical equip., appliances,
|
|
|
|
|
and components
|
335 |
1.90 |
83.2
89.1
93.1
71.8 | 85.3
85.4
84.3
85.0 | 84.5
85.2
85.4
86.5
Motor vehicles and parts
|
3361-3 |
5.92 |
77.5
89.7
89.0
68.9 | 77.8
75.6
74.7
73.5 | 72.1
74.0
74.4

77.1
|
72.5
80.6

Aerospace and miscellaneous
|
transportation equipment
87.1
68.5
62.8 | 75.8
77.6

|

|

|

78.8

|
3364-9 |
80.4 | 80.5
80.6

3.96 |
80.2

78.5
76.5

82.2

Furniture and related products
82.9
67.8 | 80.0
79.5

78.3

|
76.8 |

337 |
77.1
76.7

1.61 |
76.8

76.7
79.5

82.5

Miscellaneous
81.3
70.6 |

78.8

|
78.3 |

339 |
78.5
77.7

3.36 |
78.6

|

|
Nondurable manufacturing
86.8
85.4
74.9 | 81.8

81.7
82.0

77.7

78.1

|
82.4

|

|

|

81.6

|
82.0 |

82.0

81.9

35.98 |
82.2

81.6
82.9

85.9

Food, beverage, and tobacco products
84.1
75.6 | 81.2
81.1
82.2

|
82.9 |

311,2 |
82.6
82.8

10.67 |
83.5

82.3
74.6

91.2

Textile and product mills
91.4
68.8 | 78.9
78.3

75.8

|
74.8 |

313,4 |
74.7
74.9

1.09 |
74.7

78.7
75.1

84.3

Apparel and leather
87.1
59.5 | 73.6

74.1

74.1

|
74.8 |

315,6 |
75.4
74.6

.70 |
74.4

87.8
83.8

92.5

Paper
92.0

84.8

85.4

85.5

|
83.9 |

322 |
83.7
84.2

2.46 |
83.8

83.7
81.3

91.8

Printing and support
86.4
72.7 | 80.1

79.3

80.5

|
80.8 |

323 |
80.7
80.9

2.08 |
80.9

86.2
89.0

89.0

Petroleum and coal products
90.6
83.7 | 89.3
93.1

90.1

|
92.0 |

324 |
93.4
90.9

3.77 |
91.6

78.3
78.2

85.1

Chemical
81.4

79.5

77.7

|
77.9 |

325 |
77.7
77.9

12.01 |
78.1

83.9
86.4

89.8

Plastics and rubber products
91.9
75.1 | 87.9
87.5

84.8

|
85.3 |

326 |
85.7
84.8

3.20 |
85.6

78.9 |

70.2 |

78.5

|
Other manufacturing (non-NAICS)
84.7
91.0
83.3
81.3 | 84.3
83.2
83.4

|

|

|

Mining
87.4
86.1
90.3
Utilities
86.7
92.7
85.7

84.6

|

|
1133,5111 |
83.3 | 83.8
83.3
|

|

|

|

3.99 |
82.9
|

88.9

84.8 |

91.0

90.9

91.3

|
90.4 |

21 |
90.1
90.5

8.25 |
90.6

93.7

83.8 |

85.9

86.4

85.0

|
2211,2 |
85.4 | 83.7
89.6

9.23 |
82.8

|
Selected high-technology industries
78.0
80.8
87.4
56.2 | 77.2
78.7

|

|

79.7

|
78.0 |

78.6

|

|

|

5.48 |
77.8

77.7

78.6
78.1
85.1
75.4
79.1

Computers and peripheral equipment
79.9
84.2
62.8 | 74.6
74.5

78.3

|
83.0 |

3341 |
81.1
83.2

1.39 |
84.7

Communications equipment
80.8
86.6
40.2 | 70.8

73.3

|
77.5 |

3342 |
75.9
77.6

1.29 |
79.0

Semiconductors and related
|
electronic components
80.6
82.9
93.5
58.1 | 81.3
74.9

71.8

|

|

|

83.5

82.7

|
Measures excluding selected high-technology
|
|
industries
|
|
Total industry
81.2
85.4
85.0
74.7 | 82.3
82.6
81.8
82.0
Manufacturing<1>
79.9
85.9
84.5
72.8 | 80.9
81.3
80.3
80.6
|
|

Stage-of-process groups

|
|

|

|

|
334412-9 |
75.5 | 78.1
74.7

2.80 |
73.7

|

|

|

|

|

|

|

|

|

|

94.52 |
81.5

|
81.6 |

81.4

|
80.2 |

80.1

81.9
|

77.04 |
80.3

|

|

|

|

|

|

80.0

Crude
|
|
12.41 |
86.5
88.1
89.5
82.0 | 88.8
89.4
89.1
88.9 | 88.2
89.2
89.3
88.8
Primary and semifinished
|
|
48.00 |
82.2
86.5
88.2
74.6 | 83.9
84.1
82.3
82.0 | 81.9
82.5
81.5
82.1
Finished
|
|
39.59 |
77.8
82.8
80.5
70.0 | 77.6
77.9
78.2
78.1 | 77.9
78.1
78.3
78.8
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<1> See note on cover page
Note. See notes to table 2.