Table 5 
Manufacturing capacity utilization rates by industry – Unadjusted  

Manufacturing capacity utilization rates by industry – Unadjusted
  September
2022
August
2023r
September
2023p
August to September 2023 September 2022 to September 2023
  %%% percentage point changepercentage point change
Manufacturing 78.0 80.2 78.9 -1.3 0.9
Non-durable goods industries 78.9 79.8 78.3 -1.5 -0.6
Food manufacturing 80.6E 78.9E 80.2E 1.3 -0.4
Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing 75.5 81.0 71.6 -9.4 -3.9
Beverage manufacturing 76.7 88.0E 73.1 -14.9 -3.6
Tobacco manufacturing 68.3 53.1 62.1 9.0 -6.2
Textile mills 81.6 73.2 75.4 2.2 -6.2
Textile product mills 73.0 70.4 72.3E 1.9 -0.7
Apparel manufacturing 79.2E 77.1E 76.9E -0.2 -2.3
Leather and allied product manufacturing 73.0 84.4E 77.7E -6.7 4.7
Paper manufacturing 83.7 79.0 80.5 1.5 -3.2
Printing and related support activities 78.9E 76.7E 76.2E -0.5 -2.7
Petroleum and coal products manufacturing 81.8 90.2 84.7 -5.5 2.9
Chemical manufacturing 73.2E 73.6 70.4E -3.2 -2.8
Plastics and rubber products manufacturing 73.6E 71.3E 70.3E -1.0 -3.3
Plastic product manufacturing 74.6E 71.0E 69.2E -1.8 -5.4
Rubber product manufacturing 68.3 73.1 77.7 4.6 9.4
Durable goods industries 77.2 80.7 79.6 -1.1 2.4
Wood product manufacturing 81.1 76.1 76.5E 0.4 -4.6
Non-metallic mineral product manufacturing 77.5E 77.4E 76.6E -0.8 -0.9
Primary metal manufacturing 75.4 74.2 75.9 1.7 0.5
Fabricated metal product manufacturing 77.6E 78.6E 77.3E -1.3 -0.3
Machinery manufacturing 79.8E 81.3E 79.6E -1.7 -0.2
Computer and electronic product manufacturing 80.2 82.8 79.7E -3.1 -0.5
Electrical equipment, appliance and component manufacturing 86.4 81.6E 83.3E 1.7 -3.1
Transportation equipment manufacturing 73.3 86.5 83.9 -2.6 10.6
Furniture and related product manufacturing 83.4E 79.0E 76.8E -2.2 -6.6
Miscellaneous manufacturing 76.8E 77.8E 77.4E -0.4 0.6
r
revised
p
preliminary
E
use with caution
Note(s):
Data in this table are not seasonally adjusted.
Source(s):
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