Table 4 
Manufacturing capacity utilization rates by industry – Unadjusted  

Manufacturing capacity utilization rates by industry – Unadjusted
  September
2017
August
2018r
September
2018p
August to September 2018 September 2017 to September 2018
  %%% percentage point changepercentage point change
Manufacturing 82.8 80.6 80.0 -0.6 -2.8
Non-durable goods industries 85.0 82.3 80.3 -2.0 -4.7
Food manufacturing 82.7 81.4 80.5 -0.9 -2.2
Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing 71.1 76.8 71.9 -4.9 0.8
Beverage manufacturing 71.6 80.1 74.3 -5.8 2.7
Tobacco manufacturing 68.3 62.9 60.7 -2.2 -7.6
Textile mills 86.1 76.2 75.6 -0.6 -10.5
Textile product mills 70.8 66.5 66.9 0.4 -3.9
Clothing manufacturing 90.1 75.7 82.2 6.5 -7.9
Leather and allied product manufacturing 83.1 73.6 77.4 3.8 -5.7
Paper manufacturing 88.8 90.5 87.1 -3.4 -1.7
Printing and related support activities 75.1 74.8 74.7 -0.1 -0.4
Petroleum and coal products manufacturing 91.7 89.6 87.4 -2.2 -4.3
Chemical manufacturing 84.8 77.7 73.6 -4.1 -11.2
Plastics and rubber products manufacturing 85.8 76.8 76.7 -0.1 -9.1
Plastic product manufacturing 83.2 76.2 75.9 -0.3 -7.3
Rubber product manufacturing 98.8 79.9 80.5 0.6 -18.3
Durable goods industries 80.9 79.1 79.7 0.6 -1.2
Wood product manufacturing 84.6 83.9 72.9 -11.0 -11.7
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing 76.9 76.1 74.3 -1.8 -2.6
Primary metal manufacturing 82.0 79.7 78.5 -1.2 -3.5
Fabricated metal product manufacturing 69.0 72.3 73.0 0.7 4.0
Machinery manufacturing 82.1 75.9 75.7 -0.2 -6.4
Computer and electronic product manufacturing 63.6 83.3 84.2 0.9 20.6
Electrical equipment, appliance and component manufacturing 79.6 80.5 81.7 1.2 2.1
Transportation equipment manufacturing 86.3 80.8 85.9 5.1 -0.4
Furniture and related product manufacturing 81.8 82.3 80.0 -2.3 -1.8
Miscellaneous manufacturing 77.2 75.6 80.2 4.6 3.0
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Data are not seasonally adjusted in this table.
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