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Capacity Utilization: Total Index (CAPUTLB50001SQ)


Q1 2024: 77.7635 (+ more)   Updated: Jun 28, 2024 11:13 AM CDT
Q1 2024:  77.7635  
Q4 2023:  78.2766  
Q3 2023:  78.9305  
Q2 2023:  79.1282  
Q1 2023:  79.5997  
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Seasonally Adjusted




Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US)  

Release: G.17 Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization  

Units:  Percent, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Quarterly


For a given industry, the capacity utilization rate is equal to an output index divided by a capacity index. The Federal Reserve Board's capacity indexes attempt to capture the concept of sustainable maximum output-the greatest level of output a plant can maintain within the framework of a realistic work schedule, after factoring in normal downtime and assuming sufficient availability of inputs to operate the capital in place.

For more information, see the explanatory notes issued by the Board of Governors. For recent updates, see the announcements issued by the Board of Governors

Source Code: CAPUTL.B50001.S.Q

Suggested Citation:

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Capacity Utilization: Total Index [CAPUTLB50001SQ], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CAPUTLB50001SQ, July 8, 2024.

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