Manufacturing: Principal statistics – Seasonally adjusted
|August to September 2014||September 2013 to September 2014|
|millions of dollars||millions of dollars||millions of dollars||% change1||% change1|
|Manufacturing sales (current dollars)||49,395||51,877||52,981||2.1||7.3|
|Manufacturing sales (2007 constant dollars)||45,326||46,293||47,375||2.3||4.5|
|Manufacturing sales (current dollars) excluding motor vehicles, parts and accessories||42,795||45,291||46,025||1.6||7.5|
Percent change calculated at thousands of dollars for current dollars, and millions of dollars for constant dollars.
The ratio measures the time, in months, that would be required to exhaust inventories if sales were to remain at their current level.