Industrial production in the United States increased 3.5 percent year-on-year in February of 2019, following an upwardly revised 3.9 percent rise in January. It is the lowest annual gain in industrial output in eight months. Manufacturing went up 1 percent, utilities 9 percent and mining 12.5 percent. Industrial Production in the United States averaged 3.73 percent from 1920 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 62 percent in July of 1933 and a record low of -33.70 percent in February of 1946.

Industrial Production in the United States is expected to be 2.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in the United States to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Industrial Production is projected to trend around 1.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-14 02:15 PM Industrial Production YoY 3.9% 3.8% 3.2%
2019-01-18 02:15 PM Industrial Production YoY 4% 4.1% 3%
2019-02-15 02:15 PM Industrial Production YoY 3.8% 4.1% 3.6%
2019-03-15 01:15 PM Industrial Production YoY 3.5% 3.9% 3.5%
2019-04-16 01:15 PM Industrial Production YoY 3.5% 2.9%
2019-05-15 01:15 PM Industrial Production YoY
2019-06-14 01:15 PM Industrial Production YoY


United States Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 54.20 56.60 77.50 29.40 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 53.00 54.90 57.90 50.70 [+]
Services PMI 56.00 54.20 61.00 49.30 Index Points [+]
Non Manufacturing PMI 59.70 56.70 62.00 37.80 [+]
Composite Pmi 55.50 54.40 61.00 50.00 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 3.50 3.90 62.00 -33.70 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 -0.40 16.60 -10.40 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.00 2.80 67.90 -39.40 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 78.23 78.26 89.39 66.71 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders 0.40 1.30 23.50 -19.00 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Defense 0.70 2.20 26.00 -19.70 percent [+]
Durable Goods Orders Ex Transportation -0.10 0.30 7.50 -6.80 percent [+]
Factory Orders Ex Transportation -0.20 -0.50 4.60 -7.20 percent [+]
New Orders 499876.00 499194.00 565232.00 223500.00 USD Million [+]
Factory Orders 0.10 0.10 10.60 -10.00 percent [+]
Business Inventories 0.60 0.00 1.30 -2.00 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 97.07 89.77 166.37 -245.13 USD Billion [+]
Wholesale Inventories 1.10 0.40 2.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Bankruptcies 22232.00 22103.00 82446.00 19695.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 2076.82 2007.53 2076.82 14.70 USD Billion [+]
NFIB Business Optimism Index 101.70 101.20 108.80 80.10 Index Points [+]
Ism New York Index 61.10 63.40 88.80 23.40 percent [+]
Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index -4.10 17.00 58.50 -57.90 Index Points [+]
NY Empire State Manufacturing Index 3.70 8.80 39.00 -34.40 Index Points [+]
Richmond Fed Manufacturing Index 16.00 -2.00 29.00 -44.00 Index Points [+]
Chicago Fed National Activity Index -0.43 0.05 2.77 -5.25 [+]
Dallas Fed Manufacturing Index 13.10 1.00 47.10 -60.10 Index Points [+]
Chicago Pmi 64.70 56.70 78.60 21.20 Index Points [+]
Car Production 2.64 2.61 9.92 1.29 Million Units [+]
Car Registrations 445.50 401.53 1149.00 331.50 Thousand [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 16.57 16.70 21.77 9.05 Million [+]
Crude Oil Stocks Change -3.86 7.07 14.42 -15.22 BBL/1Million [+]
Natural Gas Stocks Change -204.00 -149.00 147.00 -359.00 Billion cf [+]
Gasoline Stocks Change -4624.00 -4227.00 11456.00 -8428.00 Thousand Barrels [+]
Leading Economic Index 125.13 124.80 125.13 46.91 Index Points [+]
Internet Speed 18747.58 17235.62 18747.58 3609.31 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 128949703.00 127873899.00 146874246.00 89399946.00 IP [+]
API Crude Oil Stock Change -2.13 -2.58 14.30 -12.40 BBL/1Million [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 833.00 834.00 1609.00 98.00 [+]
Corruption Index 71.00 75.00 78.00 71.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 22.00 16.00 24.00 14.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 85.64 84.84 85.64 5.42 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 1.00 1.00 7.00 1.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 8.00 6.00 8.00 4.00 [+]
Steel Production 7647.00 7568.00 11951.00 3799.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Mining Production 12.50 15.40 108.20 -28.80 percent [+]


United States Industrial Production

In the United States, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy. Manufacturing is the most important sector and accounts for 78 percent of total production. The biggest segments within Manufacturing are: Chemicals (12 percent of total production); food, drink and tobacco (11 percent); machinery (6 percent); fabricated metal products (6 percent); computer and electronic products (6 percent); and motor vehicles and parts (6 percent). Mining and quarrying account for 11 percent of production and utilities account for the remaining 11 percent. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Industrial Production - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Industrial Production - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.50 3.90 62.00 -33.70 1920 - 2019 percent Monthly
2012=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina -10.80 Jan/19
Australia 2.80 Sep/18
Brazil -2.60 Jan/19
Canada 4.20 Oct/18
China 5.30 Feb/19
Euro Area -1.10 Jan/19
France 1.70 Jan/19
Germany -3.30 Jan/19
India 1.70 Jan/19
Indonesia 0.60 Oct/18
Italy -0.80 Jan/19
Japan 0.30 Jan/19
Mexico -0.90 Jan/19
Netherlands 0.40 Nov/18
Russia 4.10 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia 5.84 Jun/18
Singapore -3.10 Jan/19
South Africa 0.30 Jan/19
South Korea 0.10 Jan/19
Spain 2.40 Jan/19
Switzerland 5.10 Dec/18
Turkey -7.30 Jan/19
United Kingdom -0.90 Jan/19
United States 3.50 Feb/19


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