Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau is the government agency responsible for carrying out national censuses. It is primarily known for the decennial population count, but it is also responsible for smaller agricultural and manufacturing censuses.
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Advance Monthly Retail Trade Report

Last Updated: Jul 17, 2015, 08:34 EDT    Next Release: Aug 13, 2015, 08:30 EDT

The Advance Monthly Retail Trade Report estimates consumer retail spending - but not service spending - based on the responses to 5,000 surveys sent to retailers around the US. It has a reputation for being revised significantly month-to-month, but it still moves markets with large surprises. Numbers are nominal (not adjusted for inflation).

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Auto and Other Motor Vehicle Sales Jun 2015 84.61B USD -1.03%
US Change in Retail and Food Services Sales (Excluding Auto) Jun 2015 -0.06% Chg Mnth -107.7%
US Change in Retail Sales Jun 2015 0.61% Chg Yr -61.23%
US Change in Retail Sales Jun 2015 -0.28% Chg Mnth -124.9%
US Clothing and Accessories Store Sales Jun 2015 21.08B USD -1.51%
US Department Store Sales Jun 2015 13.83B USD -0.60%
US Electronics and Appliance Store Sales Jun 2015 8.768B USD 1.05%
US Furniture and Home Furnishings Store Sales Jun 2015 8.533B USD -1.56%
US Gasoline Station Sales Jun 2015 37.82B USD 0.81%
US General Merchandise Store Sales Jun 2015 56.32B USD 0.73%
US Grocery Store Sales Jun 2015 50.47B USD -0.15%
US Real Retail and Food Services Sales Jun 2015 185.89B USD -0.59%
US Real Retail Sales Jun 2015 164.24B USD -0.60%
US Retail and Food Services Sales Jun 2015 442.03B USD -0.27%
US Retail Sales Jun 2015 390.54B USD -0.28%
View complete index of all 37 indicators in this report

Advance Report on Durable Goods

Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015, 08:32 EDT    Next Release: Aug 26, 2015, 08:30 EDT

This report provides an advance look at data on manufacturers' shipments, orders, and inventories at the end of each month for durable goods. It is released about 18 working days from the end of the month.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Capital Goods Inventories Jun 2015 199.39B USD 0.53%
US Capital Goods New Orders Jun 2015 89.55B USD 8.07%
US Change in Durable Goods New Orders Jun 2015 3.36% Chg Mnth -259.9%
US Change in Durable Goods New Orders Jun 2015 -2.80% Chg Yr -8.09%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories Jun 2015 46.37B USD 1.01%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders Jun 2015 24.92B USD 0.20%
US Durable Goods Inventories Jun 2015 402.26B USD 0.41%
US Durable Goods New Orders Jun 2015 235.34B USD 3.36%
US Durable Goods Shipments Jun 2015 239.40B USD 0.15%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders Jun 2015 1.196T USD 0.08%
US Machinery Inventories Jun 2015 67.04B USD 0.17%
US Machinery New Orders Jun 2015 32.40B USD 1.39%
US Machinery Shipments Jun 2015 33.36B USD -0.16%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders Jun 2015 112.76B USD -0.85%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders Jun 2015 50.87B USD 0.24%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories Jun 2015 130.80B USD 0.54%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders Jun 2015 78.36B USD 8.92%
View complete index of all 154 indicators in this report

Business Dynamics Statistics Report

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2014, 20:07 EDT    Next Release: N/A

The Business Dynamics Statistics Report includes data on annual aggregates which describe establishment openings and closings, firm startups, job creation and destruction, age, industrial sector, and state.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Active Establishments 2012 6.674M 1.21%
US Active Firms 2012 5.031M 1.56%
US Employment 2012 115.18M 2.44%
US Establishment Birth Rate 2012 11.00 13.40%
US Establishment Births 2012 730632.0 14.16%
US Establishment Death Rate 2012 9.50 -6.86%
US Establishment Deaths 2012 630148.0 -6.55%
US Job Creation Births 2012 5.524M 13.13%
US Job Creation Continuers 2012 11.41M 13.20%
US Job Destruction 2012 13.76M 2.84%
US Job Destruction Continuers 2012 9.118M 2.17%
US Job Destruction Deaths 2012 4.639M 4.18%
US Jobs Created 2012 16.93M 13.18%
US Net Job Creation 2012 3.173M 100.6%
US Net Job Creation Rate 2012 2.80 100.0%
US Reallocation Rate 2012 24.20 0.83%
View complete index of all 1092 indicators in this report

Construction Spending Report

Last Updated: Aug 3, 2015, 10:00 EDT    Next Release: Sep 1, 2015, 10:00 EDT

This report shows information about spending on private and public construction. It relies on government data (eg. housing starts and new home sales) for residential construction as well as private sources for non-residential information (e.g. commercial real estate builders). Revisions in the previous two months' numbers are common.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Commercial Construction Spending May 2015 66.52B USD -1.66%
US Construction Spending Jun 2015 1.065T USD 0.10%
US Educational Construction Spending May 2015 81.51B USD -0.85%
US Highway and Street Construction Spending May 2015 85.58B USD 2.19%
US Manufacturing Construction Spending May 2015 90.32B USD 6.25%
US Power Construction Spending May 2015 86.42B USD 0.04%
US Private Construction Spending May 2015 64.33B USD 5.68%
US Private Manufacturing Construction Spending May 2015 89.68B USD 6.24%
US Private Power Construction Spending May 2015 78.09B USD 0.06%
US Private Residential Construction Spending May 2015 359.51B USD 0.30%
US Public Construction Spending May 2015 283.41B USD 0.69%
US Public Power Construction Spending May 2015 8.332B USD -0.20%
US Public Transportation Construction Spending May 2015 31.10B USD -1.32%
US Residential Construction Spending May 2015 366.13B USD 0.31%
US Water Supply Construction Spending May 2015 13.12B USD 0.90%
View complete index of all 98 indicators in this report

Housing Vacancies and Home Ownership Report

Last Updated: Jul 28, 2015, 10:00 EDT    Next Release: Oct 27, 2015, 10:00 EDT

The Housing Vacancies and Home Ownership report contains indicators on home ownership and housing unit vacancies within the United States.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Home Ownership Rate Q2 2015 63.40% -0.47%
US Home Vacancy Rate Q2 2015 1.80% -5.26%
US Household Formation Jun 2015 2.246M 18.13%
US Households Jun 2015 117.34M 0.14%
US Median Asking Home Sales Price Q2 2015 156300.0 USD 4.55%
US Median Asking Rent Q2 2015 803.00 USD 0.50%
US Rental Vacancy Rate Q2 2015 6.80% -4.23%
View complete index of all 64 indicators in this report

Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) Report

Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015, 10:02 EDT    Next Release: Aug 4, 2015, 10:00 EDT

This report from the U.S. Census Bureau gives a detailed view of orders, shipments, and inventories in the manufacturing sector. In addition to totals for all manufacturing, it contains data by industry and by good. These figures are widely believed to provide strong indications of the near-future of business.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Capital Goods Inventories May 2015 197.99B USD -0.50%
US Capital Goods New Orders May 2015 82.24B USD -5.87%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories May 2015 45.79B USD -0.43%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders May 2015 24.91B USD 0.92%
US Durable Goods Inventories May 2015 400.46B USD -0.23%
US Durable Goods New Orders Jun 2015 235.34B USD 3.36%
US Durable Goods New Orders May 2015 227.56B USD -2.15%
US Durable Goods Shipments May 2015 239.16B USD -0.30%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders May 2015 1.195T USD -0.53%
US Machinery Inventories May 2015 67.03B USD -0.23%
US Machinery New Orders May 2015 31.95B USD 0.53%
US Machinery Shipments May 2015 33.48B USD 0.79%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders May 2015 113.66B USD -1.33%
US Manufacturing New Orders May 2015 470.48B USD -0.96%
US Manufacturing Shipments May 2015 482.07B USD -0.05%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders May 2015 50.82B USD -0.18%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories May 2015 129.84B USD -0.21%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders May 2015 71.64B USD -6.51%
View complete index of all 759 indicators in this report

Manufacturing & Trade Inventories & Sales Report

Last Updated: Jul 14, 2015, 10:00 EDT    Next Release: Aug 13, 2015, 10:00 EDT

This monthly report by the US Census Bureau aims to provide broad and timely measures of combined changes in domestic retail trade, wholesale trade and manufacturers' activities

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Total Business Inventories May 2015 1.798T USD 0.28%
US Total Business Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2015 1.36 0.00%
US Total Business Sales May 2015 1.324T USD 0.42%
US Total Manufacturers Inventories May 2015 649.66B USD 0.01%
US Total Manufacturers Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2015 1.34 -0.74%
US Total Manufacturers Sales May 2015 482.07B USD -0.05%
US Total Retail Trade Inventories May 2015 566.31B USD 0.01%
US Total Retail Trade Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2015 1.45 -0.68%
US Total Retail Trade Sales May 2015 391.65B USD 1.14%
US Total Wholesalers Inventories May 2015 581.85B USD 0.84%
US Total Wholesalers Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2015 1.29 0.00%
US Total Wholesalers Sales May 2015 449.84B USD 0.31%
View complete index of all 26 indicators in this report

Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey Report

Last Updated: Jul 10, 2015, 10:02 EDT    Next Release: Aug 11, 2015, 10:00 EDT

The Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey tracks month-to-month trends for sales and inventories of U.S. distributors, jobbers, drop shippers, and import/export merchants, excluding manufacturers' sales branches or offices

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Wholesale Inventories May 2015 581850.0 0.84%
US Wholesale Inventories: Durable Goods May 2015 360093.0 0.62%
US Wholesale Inventories: Nondurable Goods May 2015 221757.0 1.20%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio May 2015 1.29 0.00%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Durable Goods May 2015 1.66 1.22%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Nondurable Goods May 2015 0.95 0.00%
US Wholesale Sales May 2015 449838.0 0.31%
US Wholesale Sales: Durable Goods May 2015 217520.0 -0.08%
US Wholesale Sales: Nondurable Goods May 2015 232318.0 0.67%
View complete index of all 132 indicators in this report

New Residential Construction Report

Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015, 08:01 EDT    Next Release: Aug 18, 2015, 08:30 EDT

The New Residential Construction release provides statistics on the construction of new privately-owned residential structures in the United States.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Midwestern US Housing Completed Jun 2015 150.00K -6.25%
Midwestern US Housing Starts Jun 2015 145.00K -0.68%
Midwestern US New Housing Permits Jun 2015 174.00K 1.75%
Northeastern US Housing Completed Jun 2015 66.00K -59.01%
Northeastern US Housing Starts Jun 2015 206.00K 35.53%
Northeastern US New Housing Permits Jun 2015 284.00K -1.39%
Southern New Housing Permits Jun 2015 586.00K 10.98%
Southern US Housing Completed Jun 2015 532.00K 7.69%
Southern US Housing Starts Jun 2015 571.00K 13.52%
US Building Permits Jun 2015 1.337M 6.96%
US Change in Building Permits Jun 2015 6.96% Chg Mnth -27.87%
US Housing Completed Jun 2015 972.00K -6.72%
US Housing Starts Jun 2015 1.174M 9.82%
US Housing Starts Jun 2015 9.82% Chg Mnth -196.6%
US Housing Starts: 1 Unit Jun 2015 685.00K -0.87%
Western US Housing Completed Jun 2015 224.00K -1.32%
Western US Housing Starts Jun 2015 252.00K -5.97%
Western US New Housing Permits Jun 2015 293.00K 11.41%
View complete index of all 107 indicators in this report

New Residential Sales Report

Last Updated: Aug 3, 2015, 08:42 EDT    Next Release: Aug 25, 2015, 10:00 EDT

New Residential Sales provides statistics on the sales of new privately-owned single-family residential structures in the United States.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Midwestern US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2015 265000.0 USD -6.82%
Midwestern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2015 317100.0 USD -2.58%
Northeastern Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2015 406100.0 USD -15.41%
Northeastern Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2015 490000.0 USD -27.27%
Southern US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2015 257100.0 USD -4.92%
Southern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2015 300300.0 USD -5.39%
US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Jun 2015 328700.0 USD -2.14%
US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Jun 2015 281800.0 USD 0.46%
US Months Supply of New Single Family Houses Jun 2015 5.40 Mo. 12.50%
US New Single Family Houses Sold Jun 2015 482.00K -6.77%
Western US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2015 341700.0 USD -4.87%
Western US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2015 383600.0 USD -10.75%
View complete index of all 91 indicators in this report

Quarterly E-Commerce Report

Last Updated: May 15, 2015, 10:03 EDT    Next Release: Aug 17, 2015, 10:00 EDT

US E-Commerce sales data as compiled by the Census Bureau

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Change in E-Commerce Sales Q1 2015 14.49% Chg Yr 3.40%
US E-Commerce Sales Q1 2015 80.26B USD 3.48%
US E-Commerce Sales as Percent of Retail Sales Q1 2015 7.00% 6.06%
US E-Commerce Sales TTM Q1 2015 307.58B USD 3.42%
View complete index of all 4 indicators in this report
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