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Production and business activity – Statistical Data Included

PRODUCTION AND BUSINESS ACTIVITY

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION AND CAPACITY UTILIZATION

Industrial production and capacity utilization fell in September.

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[Monthly data seasonally adjusted]

Total industrial production Industry, production

indexes, 1992 = 100

Percent Manufacturing

change (1)

Period Index, From From Non-

1992 = 100 preced- year Total Durable durable

ing earlier

month

1991 97.0 -2.0 96.2 95.5 97.0

1992 100.0 3.1 100.0 100.0 100.0

1993 103.5 3.5 103.7 105.7 101.6

1994 109.1 5.4 109.9 114.6 104.8

1995 114.3 4.8 115.7 124.2 106.6

1996 119.6 4.6 121.4 134.7 107.4

1997 127.7 6.8 130.8 148.8 112.3

1998 134.0 4.9 138.2 162.3 114.4

1999 139.6 4.2 144.8 175.6 115.4

2000 147.5 5.6 153.6 193.4 116.9

2000: Sept 149.0 0.2 6.1 155.1 198.4 116.0

Oct 148.7 -.2 5.1 154.9 197.6 116.3

Nov 148.2 -.3 4.5 154.1 196.7 115.5

Dec 147.3 -.6 3.1 152.6 195.1 114.1

2001: Jan 146.0 -.9 1.7 151.3 192.3 114.0

Feb 145.4 -.4 .8 150.7 191.1 114.0

Mar 145.0 -.3 .2 150.0 191.3 112.7

Apr 144.6 -.3 -1.1 149.6 190.1 112.8

May 144.2 -.3 -2.0 149.2 190.1 112.2

June (r) 142.8 -1.0 -3.5 147.5 186.9 111.5

July (r) 142.7 -.1 -3.3 147.6 187.6 111.3

Aug (r) 141.8 -.7 -4.6 146.3 185.7 110.5

Sept (p) 140.3 -1.0 -5.8 144.7 182.5 110.1

Industry, production Capacity utilization

index, 1992 =100 rate, percent (2)

Period Mining Utilities Total Manufac-

industry turing

1991 102.6 100.4 79.3 77.9

1992 100.0 100.0 80.2 79.4

1993 100.0 104.0 81.3 80.4

1994 102.3 105.4 83.1 82.5

1995 102.0 109.1 83.3 82.5

1996 103.5 112.7 82.6 81.6

1997 105.3 112.8 83.5 82.7

1998 103.0 114.1 82.1 81.3

1999 98.0 117.1 81.2 80.5

2000 100.0 120.4 82.1 81.3

2000: Sept 100.4 121.7 82.4 81.7

Oct 100.1 120.0 82.0 81.2

Nov 101.1 121.9 81.4 80.5

Dec 99.6 129.1 80.6 79.3

2001: Jan 101.0 124.0 79.7 78.4

Feb 101.4 121.8 79.2 77.9

Mar 102.7 122.0 78.7 77.3

Apr 103.5 120.9 78.4 76.9

May 103.8 119.5 78.0 76.6

June (r) 103.4 119.9 77.1 75.6

July (r) 102.3 119.0 77.0 75.5

Aug (r) 102.0 121.3 76.4 74.8

Sept (p) 102.3 119.1 75.5 73.8

(1) Percent changes based on unrounded indexes.

(2) Output as percent of capacity.

Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION–MAJOR MARKET GROUPS AND

SELECTED MANUFACTURES

[1992 = 100; monthly data seasonally adjusted]

Products

Final products

Consumer goods

Total Dur- Nondur-

Period Total able able

goods goods

1991 97.7 97.0 93.0 98.1

1992 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

1993 103.6 103.5 111.8 101.4

1994 107.9 107.8 123.8 103.9

1995 111.9 110.6 128.1 106.3

1996 116.1 112.5 130.9 108.0

1997 123.2 115.9 138.1 110.4

1998 129.3 118.4 145.8 111.8

1999 133.3 120.8 158.3 112.0

2000 138.8 123.0 160.8 114.2

2000: Sept 139.3 123.8 162.8 114.7

Oct 138.8 122.7 157.3 114.5

Nov 138.8 122.4 154.3 114.6

Dec 139.1 123.1 153.4 115.7

2001: Jan 137.8 121.8 148.9 114.9

Feb 137.7 122.3 150.8 115.3

Mar 137.9 122.4 153.6 114.8

Apr 137.2 122.1 152.9 114.6

May 136.9 122.2 155.6 114.2

June (r) 135.4 121.6 154.1 113.8

July (r) 135.6 121.9 157.5 113.5

Aug (r) 134.3 121.9 154.3 112.9

Sept (p) 132.8 120.1 151.2 112.5

Products

Final products Intermediate products

Equipment

De- Con- Busi-

fense struc- ness

Busi- and Total tion sup-

Period Total (1) ness space sup- plies

equip- plies

ment

1991 98.8 95.7 106.7 97.5 96.2 98.3

1992 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

1993 103.7 105.5 93.0 102.4 103.4 101.8

1994 108.1 112.7 86.4 106.2 110.6 103.6

1995 114.2 121.5 83.7 108.0 112.6 105.3

1996 122.4 132.6 80.6 110.7 117.8 106.6

1997 135.4 150.2 75.8 116.3 123.6 112.0

1998 147.1 165.7 79.5 121.0 131.6 114.7

1999 153.8 176.4 80.8 125.1 138.5 117.2

2000 166.1 194.2 76.2 128.7 143.2 120.1

2000: Sept 168.3 199.5 73.7 128.6 143.1 120.0

Oct 169.1 200.0 75.3 128.7 142.3 120.7

Nov 169.9 200.6 77.0 128.5 141.6 120.7

Dec 168.9 199.2 77.5 126.8 140.6 118.5

2001: Jan 168.0 197.4 78.5 126.7 140.7 118.4

Feb 166.2 195.3 76.7 125.5 139.9 117.0

Mar 166.8 195.6 77.7 124.4 140.5 114.9

Apr 165.3 193.3 78.0 123.7 139.6 114.3

May 164.1 191.9 76.8 124.0 139.3 114.9

June (r) 160.6 187.1 76.4 123.4 139.0 114.3

July (r) 160.4 186.7 77.4 123.1 139.0 113.7

Aug (r) 158.6 184.8 76.2 122.4 138.5 113.0

Sept (p) 155.5 180.5 76.3 121.0 137.6 111.3

Materials

Total Energy

Period

1991 95.9 100.8

1992 100.0 100.0

1993 103.8 99.6

1994 111.6 101.3

1995 119.6 102.5

1996 127.0 103.6

1997 138.0 103.8

1998 145.7 103.5

1999 154.5 103.1

2000 167.8 103.4

2000: Sept 171.3 104.3

Oct 171.1 103.9

Nov 169.9 105.4

Dec 167.8 104.5

2001: Jan 165.9 104.4

Feb 165.0 103.9

Mar 163.9 104.9

Apr 164.1 105.8

May 163.3 104.8

June (r) 161.4 103.8

July (r) 161.1 103.2

Aug (r) 160.5 103.5

Sept (p) 159.2 103.6

(1) Includes oil and gas well drilling manufactured homes, not shown

separately.

[1992 = 100; monthly data seasonally adjusted]

Durable manufactures

Indus-

Primary metals Fabri- trial Elec-

cated machin- trical

Period metal ery and machin-

Iron prod- equip- ery

Total and ucts ment

steel

1991 96.7 96.0 96.2 95.4 89.6

1992 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

1993 105.1 105.9 104.4 110.2 109.8

1994 113.7 114.3 112.2 125.4 131.4

1995 116.2 116.5 116.4 144.0 165.9

1996 119.6 118.9 120.1 160.2 206.6

1997 125.4 123.8 126.1 177.1 264.3

1998 127.8 124.6 130.3 195.2 321.0

1999 130.4 126.7 131.9 219.0 399.4

2000 133.7 131.1 135.6 252.8 549.7

2000: Sept 133.9 131.9 136.0 260.0 592.2

Oct 129.0 123.7 136.0 261.5 597.4

Nov 127.3 122.0 134.7 261.9 604.4

Dec 126.3 118.7 132.9 262.3 610.2

2001: Jan 124.0 116.0 133.5 258.4 604.3

Feb 121.3 115.5 130.3 255.0 593.7

Mar 117.8 113.3 129.8 255.7 581.0

Apr 122.4 118.4 129.3 251.0 569.9

May 122.5 121.9 128.8 246.1 565.8

June (r) 121.8 122.3 127.1 240.0 552.3

July (r) 122.3 123.0 128.0 238.6 540.1

Aug (r) 120.6 120.4 127.1 237.5 538.5

Sept (p) 117.3 1160.0 124.8 230.8 528.8

Nondurable

manufactures

Transportation

equipment

Lum- Print-

ber Ap- ing

Motor and parel pub-

Period Total vehicles prod- prod- lishing

and ucts ucts

parts

1991 96.5 88.5 94.5 97.8 99.1

1992 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

1993 104.4 114.9 100.8 102.4 100.5

1994 108.4 132.9 105.9 106.4 100.6

1995 108.0 136.3 107.9 107.0 101.2

1996 109.6 136.3 110.5 104.3 101.8

1997 119.0 147.0 114.1 104.8 107.6

1998 128.8 152.4 118.7 100.4 107.4

1999 131.4 165.8 122.4 94.8 106.8

2000 131.0 170.5 118.3 91.7 109.9

2000: Sept 132.4 175.5 116.8 89.5 110.9

Oct 129.2 167.2 114.8 89.2 111.6

Nov 126.8 160.1 113.2 89.2 111.2

Dec 122.8 151.8 111.5 88.2 109.2

2001: Jan 116.0 138.6 108.3 88.9 109.6

Feb 119.8 147.4 109.1 88.7 107.7

Mar 124.5 156.5 111.4 88.4 106.2

Apr 123.9 155.4 110.9 88.2 105.6

May 127.0 162.9 114.0 87.9 105.3

June (r) 125.5 160.7 113.8 85.2 104.0

July (r) 129.2 168.4 114.6 85.9 103.4

Aug (r) 126.3 163.3 114.9 82.7 102.9

Sept (p) 123.2 157.4 115.8 81.1 102.2

Nondurable

manufactures

Chemi-

cals

and

Period prod- Foods

ucts

1991 96.4 98.4

1992 100.0 100.0

1993 101.1 102.0

1994 103.9 103.6

1995 106.1 105.7

1996 108.4 105.3

1997 116.8 107.0

1998 121.4 110.8

1999 126.1 112.5

2000 128.3 114.7

2000: Sept 125.4 114.6

Oct 125.8 114.8

Nov 124.8 115.0

Dec 122.9 114.2

2001: Jan 121.8 114.1

Feb 122.6 115.0

Mar 121.2 114.6

Apr 120.1 114.2

May 120.2 114.1

June (r) 119.5 113.9

July (r) 119.6 113.2

Aug (r) 119.0 112.8

Sept (p) 119.0 112.9

Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

NEW CONSTRUCTION

[Monthly data seasonally adjusted]

Private

Total new Residential

Period construction New housing

expenditures Total Total (1) units

Billions of dollars

1991 432.6 322.5 166.3 114.6

1992 463.7 347.8 199.4 135.1

1993 491.0 375.1 225.1 150.9

1994 539.2 419.0 258.6 176.4

1995 557.8 427.9 247.4 171.4

1996 615.9 476.6 281.1 191.1

1997 653.4 502.7 289.0 198.1

1998 704.7 551.4 314.6 224.0

1999 763.8 596.3 350.6 251.3

2000 815.4 640.6 374.3 264.9

Annual rates

2000: Sept 815.4 638.9 364.4 257.4

Oct 820.8 644.8 370.3 257.5

Nov 826.7 651.1 374.3 259.9

Dec 838.7 660.8 379.6 263.5

2001: Jan 859.8 673.7 386.1 269.1

Feb 869.3 681.8 398.9 275.4

Mar 869.1 681.2 395.1 273.9

Apr 870.8 677.4 392.2 274.7

May 869.6 670.8 394.3 278.8

June 861.6 665.3 391.5 278.5

July (r) 856.7 661.1 390.5 280.0

Aug (r) 846.1 646.4 389.9 280.0

Sept (p) 843.1 641.0 385.4 278.3

Private

Federal

Commercial and

Period and indus- Other State

trial (2) and

local

Billions of dollars

1991 93.7 62.6 110.1

1992 82.2 66.2 115.8

1993 81.5 68.5 116.0

1994 93.3 67.1 120.2

1995 110.9 69.7 129.9

1996 125.2 70.4 139.3

1997 136.6 77.1 150.7

1998 151.1 85.7 153.3

1999 153.1 92.6 167.5

2000 165.6 100.7 174.9

Annual rates

2000: Sept 169.0 105.5 176.6

Oct 169.9 104.7 176.0

Nov 169.7 107.1 175.7

Dec 172.3 109.0 177.9

2001: Jan 177.2 110.4 186.1

Feb 173.9 109.1 187.5

Mar 178.7 107.4 188.0

Apr 174.5 110.8 193.4

May 165.1 111.5 198.7

June 164.8 109.1 196.2

July (r) 165.3 105.4 195.5

Aug (r) 151.6 104.9 199.7

Sept (p) 150.9 104.7 202.1

Construction

contracts (3)

Commercial

Period Total value and industrial

index (millions of

(1996 = 100) square feet)

1991 70 577

1992 76 556

1993 82 589

1994 89 744

1995 92 862

1996 100 875

1997 109 1,027

1998 122 1,223

1999 135 1,255

2000 142 1,240

Annual rates

2000: Sept 143

Oct 151

Nov 144

Dec 140

2001: Jan 151

Feb 152

Mar 141

Apr 142

May 141

June 149

July (r) 142

Aug (r)

Sept (p)

(1) Includes residential improvements, not shown separately.

(2) Includes hotels and motels.

(3) F.W. Dodge series.

Sources: Department of Commerce (Bureau of the Census) and

The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., F.W. Dodge Division.

NEW PRIVATE HOUSING AND VACANCY RATES

[Thousands of units or houses, except as noted]

New private housing units

Period Units started, by type of structure

Total 1 unit 2-4 units (1) 5 units or

more

1991 1,013.9 840.4 35.6 137.9

1992 1,199.7 1,029.9 30.7 139.0

1993 1,287.6 1,125.7 29.4 132.6

1994 1,457.0 1,198.4 35.0 223.5

1995 1,354.1 1,076.2 33.7 244.1

1996 1,476.8 1,160.9 45.2 270.8

1997 1,474.0 1,133.7 44.5 295.8

1998 1,616.9 1,271.4 42.6 302.9

1999 1,640.9 1,302.4 31.9 306.6

2000 1,568.7 1,230.9 38.7 299.1

Seasonally adjusted annual rates

2000: Sept 1,508 1,196 36 276

Oct 1,527 1,218 38 271

Nov 1,559 1,209 44 306

Dec 1,532 1,236 37 259

2001: Jan 1,666 1,336 40 290

Feb 1,623 1,288 25 310

Mar 1,592 1,208 45 339

Apr 1,626 1,295 42 289

May 1,610 1,285 29 296

June 1,634 1,292 54 288

July (r) 1,660 1,290 41 329

Aug (r) 1,548 1,260 25 263

Sept (p) 1,574 1,268 36 270

New private New private houses

housing units

Period Houses for

Units Units Houses sale at end

authorized completed sold of period (2)

1991 948.8 1,090.8 509 284

1992 1,094.9 1,157.5 610 265

1993 1,199.1 1,192.7 666 293

1994 1,371.6 1,346.9 670 336

1995 1,332.5 1,312.6 667 370

1996 1,425.6 1,412.9 757 322

1997 1,441.1 1,400.5 804 281

1998 1,612.3 1,474.2 886 294

1999 1,663.5 1,604.9 880 308

2000 1,592.3 1,573.7 877 297

2000: Sept 1,549 1,526 902 301

Oct 1,562 1,509 922 301

Nov 1,614 1,548 882 304

Dec 1,553 1,527 1,001 297

2001: Jan 1,724 1,424 938 295

Feb 1,663 1,531 959 295

Mar 1,627 1,478 953 289

Apr 1,587 1,569 899 293

May 1,621 1,499 882 296

June 1,587 1,643 (r) 889 301

July (r) 1,571 1,583 902 305

Aug (r) 1,571 1,609 876 304

Sept (p) 1,528 1,522 864 306

Vacancy rate

Period for rental

housing units

(percent) (3)

1991 7.4

1992 7.4

1993 (3) 7.3

1994 7.4

1995 7.6

1996 7.8

1997 7.7

1998 7.9

1999 8.1

2000 8.0

2000: Sept 8.2

Oct

Nov

Dec 7.8

2001: Jan

Feb

Mar 8.2

Apr

May

June 8.3

July (r)

Aug (r)

Sept (p) 8.4

(1) Derived; seasonally adjusted monthly data for 2-4 housing units

started are no longer published.

(2) Seasonally adjusted.

(3) Revised series beginning 1994; data for 1993 reflect the

revision. Quarterly data entered in last month of quarter.

NOTE.–Beginning 1994, units authorized are for 19,000 places. For

other data shown, units authorized are for 17,000 places.

Beginning 1999, housing starts, completions, and sales are not

directly comparable with earlier data due to new estimation methods.

Source: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.

BUSINESS SALES AND INVENTORIES–Manufacturing and Trade

In August, manufacturing and trade sales rose 0.1 percent and

inventories fell $1.8 billion. In September, according to

preliminary estimates, manufacturing and trade sales fell 2.7 percent.

According to advance estimates, retail sales fell 2.1 percent in

September; retail and food services sales fell 2.4 percent.

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[Millions of dollar, except ratios; seasonally adjusted, except as

noted]

Manufacturing and trade (1)

Inven-

Period Inven- tory

Sales (2) tories (3) sales

ratio (4)

1992 540,572 840,687 1.53

1993 567,377 867,961 1.51

1994 609,908 931,330 1.47

1995 654,435 990,100 1.48

1996 686,604 1,009,261 1.46

1997 723,212 1,049,901 1.42

1998 742,810 1,084,488 1.44

1999 787,127 1,138,602 1.41

2000 843,263 1,204,524 1.40

2000: Aug (r) 847,083 1,193,488 1.41

Sept (r) 850,817 1,194,010 1.40

Oct 847,112 1,199,577 1.42

Nov 843,384 1,204,041 1.43

Dec 846,258 1,204,524 1.42

2001: Jan 843,035 1,206,745 1.43

Feb 843,032 1,203,367 1.43

Mar 837,800 1,198,530 1.43

Apr 833,698 1,196,694 1.44

May 841,208 1,194,840 1.42

June 828,409 1,187,715 1.43

July (r) 831,772 1,181,701 1.42

Aug (r) 832,648 1,179,942 1.42

Sept (p) 809,900

Wholesale

Inven-

Period Inven- tory

Sales (2) tories (3) sales

ratio (4)

1992 144,302 193,685 1.31

1993 150,833 201,883 1.31

1994 161,133 218,913 1.30

1995 176,227 235,197 1.30

1996 186,649 237,852 1.28

1997 194,541 255,242 1.27

1998 198,319 268,079 1.33

1999 211,607 284,317 1.30

2000 229,627 303,063 1.29

2000: Aug (r) 231,472 301,315 1.30

Sept (r) 232,535 301,625 1.30

Oct 231,866 301,573 1.30

Nov 231,623 302,662 1.31

Dec 233,590 303,063 1.30

2001: Jan 233,960 302,222 1.29

Feb 233,080 301,541 1.29

Mar 229,619 301,822 1.31

Apr 229,959 302,102 1.31

May 228,919 303,004 1.32

June 226,302 301,869 1.33

July (r) 227,918 299,032 1.31

Aug (r) 229,004 298,320 1.30

Sept (p) 226,130 297,919 1.32

Retail

Retail and

Inven- food services

Period Inven- tory sales

Sales (2) tories (3) sales

ratio (4)

1992 154,268 267,562 1.68 171,912

1993 164,837 285,762 1.69 182,841

1994 178,932 311,890 1.67 197,735

1995 188,235 329,566 1.73 207,704

1996 200,190 340,491 1.68 220,431

1997 209,112 350,841 1.65 230,616

1998 219,507 364,254 1.63 242,228

1999 238,580 391,811 1.59 262,435

2000 256,896 417,917 1.58 282,402

2000: Aug (r) 257,501 413,696 1.61 282,905

Sept (r) 260,286 413,151 1.59 286,055

Oct 259,325 416,004 1.60 285,070

Nov 257,923 417,487 1.62 283,648

Dec 257,979 417,917 1.62 283,735

2001: Jan 261,525 419,216 1.60 288,054

Feb 261,969 417,473 1.59 288,245

Mar 260,695 416,129 1.60 287,102

Apr 264,708 414,933 1.57 291,116

May 265,022 415,124 1.57 291,691

June 264,785 413,879 1.56 291,651

July (r) 265,308 414,291 1.56 292,228

Aug (r) 266,201 416,689 1.57 293,435

Sept (p) 260,660 286,515

(1) See page 21 for manufacturing.

(2) Annual data are averages of monthly not seasonally adjusted

figures, monthly data are seasonally adjusted totals for month.

(3) Seasonally adjusted, end of period.

(4) Annual data are averages of seasonally adjusted monthly ratios.

Source: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.

MANUFACTURERS’ SHIPMENTS, INVENTORIES, AND ORDERS

In September, manufacturers’ shipments, inventories, and new and

unfilled orders fell.

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Manufacturers’ shipments (1)

Total Durable Nondurable

Period goods goods

Millions of dollars, seasonally

adjusted, except as noted

1992 242,002 126,572 115,430

1993 251,708 133,712 117,996

1994 269,843 147,005 122,838

1995 289,973 158,568 131,405

1996 299,766 164,883 134,833

1997 319,558 178,949 140,610

1998 324,984 185,966 139,019

1999 336,940 193,896 143,043

2000 356,739 202,918 153,822

2000: Sept 357,996 204,364 153,632

Oct 355,921 201,626 154,295

Nov 353,838 199,406 154,432

Dec 354,689 199,840 154,849

2001: Jan 347,550 193,473 154,077

Feb 347,983 193,401 154,582

Mar 347,486 194,082 153,404

Apr 339,031 186,519 152,512

May 347,267 192,463 154,804

June 337,322 187,821 149,501

July 338,546 187,584 150,962

Aug (r) 337,443 185,543 151,900

Sep (p) 323,110 175,120 147,990

Manufacturers’ inventories (2)

Period Total Durable Nondurable

goods goods

Millions of dollars, seasonally

adjusted, except as noted

1992 379,440 238,676 140,764

1993 380,316 239,252 141,064

1994 400,527 253,629 146,898

1995 425,337 267,807 157,530

1996 430,918 272,876 158,042

1997 443,818 281,273 162,545

1998 452,155 292,549 159,606

1999 462,474 295,290 167,184

2000 483,544 309,545 173,999

2000: Sept 479,234 305,012 174,222

Oct 482,000 307,469 174,531

Nov 483,892 309,335 174,557

Dec 483,544 309,545 173,999

2001: Jan 485,307 311,246 174,061

Feb 484,353 310,564 173,789

Mar 480,579 307,133 173,446

Apr 479,659 306,488 173,171

May 476,712 304,174 172,538

June 471,967 300,823 171,144

July 468,378 297,940 170,438

Aug (r) 464,933 295,392 169,541

Sep (p) 460,900 292,259 168,641

Manufacturers’ new orders (1)

Durable goods Manufac-

Manufac- turers’

Period Capital turers’ inven-

Total goods unfilled tory —

Total industries, orders (2) shipments

nondefense ratio (3)

Millions of dollars, seasonally adjusted,

except as noted

1992 458,396 1.56

1993 249,649 131,653 40,681 433,853 1.51

1994 270,566 147,728 45,175 442,658 1.44

1995 291,293 159,888 51,011 459,123 1.44

1996 303,179 168,297 54,066 500,050 1.43

1997 321,585 180,975 60,697 525,176 1.37

1998 323,739 184,720 62,133 510,220 1.39

1999 338,511 195,468 64,162 530,844 1.35

2000 362,473 208,651 73,451 600,036 1.33

2000: Sept 365,389 211,757 77,242 590,496 1.34

Oct 353,920 199,625 70,539 588,495 1.35

Nov 360,079 205,647 74,776 594,736 1.37

Dec 359,989 205,140 77,992 600,036 1.36

2001: Jan 337,201 183,124 67,813 589,687 1.40

Feb 344,908 190,326 68,010 586,612 1.39

Mar 347,359 193,955 68,344 586,485 1.38

Apr 335,415 182,903 64,619 582,869 1.41

May 342,893 188,089 63,765 578,495 1.37

June 332,939 183,438 61,364 574,112 1.40

July 332,608 181,646 59,476 568,176 1.38

Aug (r) 332,439 180,539 58,921 563,172 1.38

Sep (p) 313,148 165,158 52,089 553,210 1.43

(1) Annual data are averages of montly not seasonally adjusted

figures, monthly data are seasonally adjusted totals for month.

(2) Seasonally adjusted, end of period.

(3) Annual data are averages of seasonally adjusted monthly ratios.

Source: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.

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