Capacity Utilization Rate - 50 Year Historical Chart

This interactive chart shows Capacity Utilization back to 1967. Capacity Utilization is the percentage of resources used by corporations and factories to produce goods in manufacturing, mining, and electric and gas utilities for all facilities located in the United States (excluding those in U.S. territories). We can also think of capacity utilization as how much capacity is being used from the total available capacity to produce demanded finished products. The current capacity utilization rate as of March 2018 is 78.02.

Historical Data

Date Value
Mar 201878.02
Feb 201877.73
Jan 201877.08
Dec 201777.33
Nov 201777.07
Oct 201776.76
Sep 201775.66
Aug 201775.73
Jul 201776.09
Jun 201776.23
May 201776.22
Apr 201776.25
Mar 201775.54
Feb 201775.14
Jan 201775.45
Dec 201675.65
Nov 201674.98
Oct 201675.18
Sep 201675.12
Aug 201675.26
Jul 201675.36
Jun 201675.26
May 201675.04
Apr 201675.19
Mar 201675.08
Feb 201675.71
Jan 201676.25
Dec 201575.72
Nov 201576.09
Oct 201576.58
Sep 201576.88
Aug 201577.20
Jul 201577.31
Jun 201576.93
May 201577.25
Apr 201577.67
Mar 201578.12
Feb 201578.43
Jan 201578.84
Dec 201479.40
Nov 201479.62
Oct 201479.09
Sep 201479.18
Aug 201479.06
Jul 201479.23
Jun 201479.23
May 201479.07
Apr 201478.92
Mar 201478.90
Feb 201478.23
Jan 201477.63
Dec 201378.05
Nov 201377.88
Oct 201377.71
Sep 201377.87
Aug 201377.55
Jul 201377.06
Jun 201377.51
May 201377.43