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Table 23.6 Industrial capacity utilization rates, 2008

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Table 23.6  Industrial capacity utilization rates, 2008
  1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter
  %
All industries 79.6 78.8 78.1 74.7
Manufacturing 80.0 79.9 78.8 73.8
Food 81.3 82.0 81.4 79.3
Beverage and tobacco products 66.5 69.6 70.6 72.7
Textile mills and textile product mills 73.0 72.1 72.1 71.7
Clothing 70.4 66.3 68.9 70.0
Leather and allied products 74.8 72.1 70.2 78.1
Paper 85.3 85.8 86.8 81.2
Printing and related support activities 74.3 73.5 73.0 71.2
Petroleum and coal products 79.8 83.7 81.0 78.7
Chemicals 81.7 82.6 82.8 77.0
Plastics and rubber products 76.8 76.3 74.0 69.3
Wood products 72.5 72.4 72.2 69.3
Non-metallic mineral products 79.6 82.5 84.5 78.9
Primary metals 91.6 93.2 95.8 85.4
Fabricated metal products 84.3 82.1 80.6 77.8
Machinery 84.1 87.0 85.6 82.1
Computer and electronic products 87.9 88.4 87.7 85.9
Electrical equipment, appliances and components 80.6 82.0 83.9 85.5
Transportation equipment 77.3 73.4 68.4 58.1
Furniture and related products 77.8 77.9 77.8 74.9
Miscellaneous manufacturing 75.8 79.0 80.2 77.8
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 028-0002.