Table 4 
Manufacturing capacity utilization rates by industry – Unadjusted  

Manufacturing capacity utilization rates by industry – Unadjusted
  October
2017
September
2018r
October
2018p
September to October 2018 October 2017 to October 2018
  %%% percentage point changepercentage point change
Manufacturing 83.4 81.9 80.7 -1.2 -2.7
Non-durable goods industries 85.2 82.5 80.6 -1.9 -4.6
Food manufacturing 83.3 80.6 80.6 0.0 -2.7
Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing 72.2 75.1 75.6 0.5 3.4
Beverage manufacturing 72.6 76.0 76.5 0.5 3.9
Tobacco manufacturing 70.1 70.8 71.8 1.0 1.7
Textile mills 88.5 77.8 80.1 2.3 -8.4
Textile product mills 72.3 73.3 78.2 4.9 5.9
Clothing manufacturing 91.6 82.5 85.2 2.7 -6.4
Leather and allied product manufacturing 83.9 78.9 85.6 6.7 1.7
Paper manufacturing 88.2 89.1 88.4 -0.7 0.2
Printing and related support activities 77.9 75.6 78.2 2.6 0.3
Petroleum and coal products manufacturing 90.5 88.0 79.0 -9.0 -11.5
Chemical manufacturing 85.8 82.6 83.6 1.0 -2.2
Plastics and rubber products manufacturing 86.8 76.9 75.9 -1.0 -10.9
Plastic product manufacturing 83.1 76.7 76.3 -0.4 -6.8
Rubber product manufacturing 107.5 77.8 74.3 -3.5 -33.2
Durable goods industries 81.9 81.2 80.8 -0.4 -1.1
Wood product manufacturing 87.3 83.0 82.2 -0.8 -5.1
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing 77.1 76.3 76.1 -0.2 -1.0
Primary metal manufacturing 84.4 77.8 80.2 2.4 -4.2
Fabricated metal product manufacturing 64.4 73.7 76.1 2.4 11.7
Machinery manufacturing 79.1 79.0 80.5 1.5 1.4
Computer and electronic product manufacturing 80.7 83.5 82.9 -0.6 2.2
Electrical equipment, appliance and component manufacturing 82.9 81.5 76.4 -5.1 -6.5
Transportation equipment manufacturing 88.1 86.8 83.3 -3.5 -4.8
Furniture and related product manufacturing 81.3 78.7 79.5 0.8 -1.8
Miscellaneous manufacturing 76.7 77.5 80.8 3.3 4.1
r
revised
p
preliminary
Note(s):
Data are not seasonally adjusted in this table.
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