Chart 4
Unfilled orders increase

billions of dollars 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 Aug. 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Aug. 2021 Total, unfilled ordersTotal, unfilled orders Total excluding aerospaceTotal excluding aerospace
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Data are seasonally adjusted.
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Unfilled orders increase, billions of dollars
  Total, unfilled orders Total excluding aerospace
August 2016 87.765 39.112
September 2016 87.607 38.700
October 2016 88.350 38.357
November 2016 88.025 38.217
December 2016 86.364 38.249
January 2017 86.259 39.011
February 2017 86.874 39.641
March 2017 88.158 40.408
April 2017 89.586 41.014
May 2017 88.260 40.995
June 2017 86.335 40.295
July 2017 84.688 40.455
August 2017 84.783 40.534
September 2017 83.596 40.152
October 2017 85.704 40.931
November 2017 85.205 40.898
December 2017 84.210 40.707
January 2018 88.740 45.440
February 2018 91.491 46.536
March 2018 92.273 46.902
April 2018 93.765 47.525
May 2018 96.505 47.877
June 2018 97.794 48.722
July 2018 97.326 48.570
August 2018 97.934 48.825
September 2018 98.541 48.138
October 2018 98.862 48.968
November 2018 99.772 49.426
December 2018 106.536 49.272
January 2019 104.743 49.004
February 2019 104.957 49.525
March 2019 104.685 48.346
April 2019 104.904 47.973
May 2019 105.826 48.652
June 2019 103.759 47.353
July 2019 101.665 46.949
August 2019 102.517 47.272
September 2019 101.883 46.908
October 2019 102.221 47.468
November 2019 101.137 46.861
December 2019 100.782 46.545
January 2020 101.344 45.920
February 2020 103.700 45.912
March 2020 104.117 45.811
April 2020 101.914 44.801
May 2020 100.079 44.303
June 2020 97.708 43.397
July 2020 96.521 43.052
August 2020 95.206 43.933
September 2020 95.959 44.325
October 2020 93.700 44.661
November 2020 88.868 43.989
December 2020 89.796 44.958
January 2021 92.332 47.436
February 2021 91.394 47.277
March 2021 92.633 48.638
April 2021 80.594 48.450
May 2021 91.545 49.790
June 2021 93.738 51.301
July 2021 93.494 51.510
August 2021 93.757 52.160
Note(s):
Data are seasonally adjusted.
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