Table 5 
Manufacturing capacity utilization rates by industry – Unadjusted  

Manufacturing capacity utilization rates by industry – Unadjusted
  March
2022
February
2023r
March
2023p
February to March 2023 March 2022 to March 2023
  %%% percentage point changepercentage point change
Manufacturing 82.2 77.5 81.3 3.8 -0.9
Non-durable goods industries 83.7 78.9 80.6 1.7 -3.1
Food manufacturing 81.3E 78.1E 80.6E 2.5 -0.7
Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing 77.8 74.5 73.0 -1.5 -4.8
Beverage manufacturing 78.1 75.2 75.0 -0.2 -3.1
Tobacco manufacturing 75.9 69.1 64.0 -5.1 -11.9
Textile mills 81.4 80.1 86.3 6.2 4.9
Textile product mills 76.0E 65.3E 78.3E 13.0 2.3
Apparel manufacturing 78.2E 86.4E 80.1E -6.3 1.9
Leather and allied product manufacturing 80.2 74.3E 83.7E 9.4 3.5
Paper manufacturing 87.1 81.4 84.3E 2.9 -2.8
Printing and related support activities 76.6E 73.0E 80.1E 7.1 3.5
Petroleum and coal products manufacturing 91.6 87.3 87.2 -0.1 -4.4
Chemical manufacturing 82.4E 75.4E 80.4 5.0 -2.0
Plastics and rubber products manufacturing 77.2E 68.5E 68.3E -0.2 -8.9
Plastic product manufacturing 77.1E 67.8E 68.7E 0.9 -8.4
Rubber product manufacturing 77.6 73.0 65.8E -7.2 -11.8
Durable goods industries 80.8 76.1 82.0 5.9 1.2
Wood product manufacturing 85.6 76.8 80.8E 4.0 -4.8
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing 73.3E 57.5E 67.7E 10.2 -5.6
Primary metal manufacturing 76.9 72.9 76.4 3.5 -0.5
Fabricated metal product manufacturing 79.9E 74.8E 80.2E 5.4 0.3
Machinery manufacturing 79.2E 80.4E 82.9E 2.5 3.7
Computer and electronic product manufacturing 83.5 76.3 84.0E 7.7 0.5
Electrical equipment, appliance and component manufacturing 85.2E 84.6 89.6E 5.0 4.4
Transportation equipment manufacturing 81.6 79.2 87.7E 8.5 6.1
Furniture and related product manufacturing 86.4E 74.7E 81.9E 7.2 -4.5
Miscellaneous manufacturing 82.5E 76.1 77.5 1.4 -5.0
r
revised
p
preliminary
E
use with caution
Note(s):
Data in this table are not seasonally adjusted.
Source(s):
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