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.
http://www.census.gov

Advance Monthly Retail Trade Report

Last Updated: Jul 22, 2014, 8:40 AM EDT    Next Release: Aug 13, 2014, 8:30 AM 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 2014 81.20B USD -0.24%
US Change in Retail Sales Jun 2014 4.10% Chg Yr -8.88%
US Change in Retail Sales Jun 2014 0.31% Chg Mnth -27.00%
US Clothing and Accessories Store Sales Jun 2014 21.28B USD 0.83%
US Department Store Sales Jun 2014 14.17B USD 0.18%
US Electronics and Appliance Store Sales Jun 2014 8.817B USD 0.15%
US Furniture and Home Furnishings Store Sales Jun 2014 8.422B USD -0.08%
US Gasoline Station Sales Jun 2014 46.19B USD 0.34%
US General Merchandise Store Sales Jun 2014 56.04B USD 1.14%
US Grocery Store Sales Jun 2014 49.15B USD 0.13%
US Real Retail and Food Services Sales Jun 2014 185.07B USD -0.01%
US Real Retail Sales Jun 2014 165.36B USD 0.06%
US Retail and Food Services Sales Jun 2014 439.89B USD 0.25%
US Retail Sales Jun 2014 393.06B USD 0.31%
View complete index of all 34 indicators in this report

Advance Report on Durable Goods

Last Updated: Jul 25, 2014, 8:31 AM EDT    Next Release: Aug 26, 2014, 8:30 AM 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 2014 205.88B USD 0.31%
US Capital Goods New Orders Jun 2014 91.97B USD 1.88%
US Change in Durable Goods New Orders Jun 2014 0.74% Chg Mnth -176.4%
US Change in Durable Goods New Orders Jun 2014 -1.58% Chg Yr -157.0%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories Jun 2014 48.66B USD -0.11%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders Jun 2014 21.90B USD 0.79%
US Durable Goods Inventories Jun 2014 399.68B USD 0.40%
US Durable Goods New Orders Jun 2014 239.92B USD 0.74%
US Durable Goods Shipments Jun 2014 238.21B USD 0.12%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders Jun 2014 1.097T USD 0.80%
US Machinery Inventories Jun 2014 67.00B USD 0.36%
US Machinery New Orders Jun 2014 37.33B USD 2.44%
US Machinery Shipments Jun 2014 35.12B USD -2.03%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders Jun 2014 118.13B USD 1.91%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders Jun 2014 45.81B USD -2.06%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories Jun 2014 128.80B USD 0.69%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders Jun 2014 75.06B USD 0.62%
View complete index of all 152 indicators in this report

Business Dynamics Statistics Report

Last Updated: Jan 1, 2014, 10:00 AM EST    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 2011 6.588M -0.13%
US Active Firms 2011 4.978M -0.40%
US Employment 2011 113.21M 1.94%
US Establishment Birth Rate 2011 10.40 4.00%
US Establishment Births 2011 682779.0 3.01%
US Establishment Death Rate 2011 10.00 -6.54%
US Establishment Deaths 2011 659452.0 -6.55%
US Job Creation Births 2011 5.398M 1.56%
US Job Creation Continuers 2011 10.33M 18.71%
US Job Destruction 2011 13.11M -17.78%
US Job Destruction Continuers 2011 8.824M -20.60%
US Job Destruction Deaths 2011 4.282M -11.27%
US Jobs Created 2011 15.73M 12.20%
US Net Job Creation 2011 2.624M -236.7%
US Net Job Creation Rate 2011 2.40 -241.2%
US Reallocation Rate 2011 23.40 -6.40%
View complete index of all 1092 indicators in this report

Construction Spending Report

Last Updated: Jul 1, 2014, 10:09 AM EDT    Next Release: Aug 1, 2014, 10:00 AM 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 2014 52.80B USD -1.09%
US Construction Spending May 2014 956.14B USD 0.11%
US Educational Construction Spending May 2014 78.21B USD -0.46%
US Highway and Street Construction Spending May 2014 82.79B USD 0.66%
US Manufacturing Construction Spending May 2014 48.72B USD -1.42%
US Power Construction Spending May 2014 107.41B USD 3.89%
US Private Construction Spending May 2014 58.09B USD 4.56%
US Private Manufacturing Construction Spending May 2014 48.14B USD -1.47%
US Private Power Construction Spending May 2014 95.06B USD 4.33%
US Private Residential Construction Spending May 2014 354.78B USD -1.48%
US Public Construction Spending May 2014 273.32B USD 1.03%
US Public Power Construction Spending May 2014 12.36B USD 0.57%
US Public Transportation Construction Spending May 2014 31.40B USD 3.23%
US Residential Construction Spending May 2014 359.95B USD -1.43%
US Water Supply Construction Spending May 2014 14.00B USD 8.52%
View complete index of all 97 indicators in this report

Housing Vacancies and Home Ownership Report

Last Updated: Apr 29, 2014, 11:23 AM EDT    Next Release: Jul 29, 2014, 10:00 AM 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 Q1 2014 64.80% -0.61%
US Home Vacancy Rate Q1 2014 2.00% -4.76%
US Household Formation Mar 2014 197.00K 1307%
US Households Mar 2014 114.63M -0.09%
US Median Asking Home Sales Price Q1 2014 139200.0 USD -1.28%
US Median Asking Rent Q1 2014 766.00 USD 2.68%
US Rental Vacancy Rate Q1 2014 8.30% 1.22%
View complete index of all 64 indicators in this report

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

Last Updated: Jul 2, 2014, 10:44 AM EDT    Next Release: Aug 5, 2014, 10:00 AM 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 2014 205.12B USD 1.16%
US Capital Goods New Orders May 2014 91.03B USD -4.56%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories May 2014 48.64B USD 2.25%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders May 2014 21.69B USD -2.03%
US Durable Goods Inventories May 2014 397.52B USD 0.90%
US Durable Goods New Orders Jun 2014 239.92B USD 0.74%
US Durable Goods New Orders May 2014 238.33B USD -0.89%
US Durable Goods Shipments May 2014 238.93B USD 0.35%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders May 2014 1.087T USD 0.62%
US Machinery Inventories May 2014 66.65B USD 0.72%
US Machinery New Orders May 2014 36.77B USD -0.29%
US Machinery Shipments May 2014 36.12B USD 0.68%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders May 2014 115.97B USD 0.56%
US Manufacturing New Orders May 2014 497.68B USD -0.53%
US Manufacturing Shipments May 2014 498.28B USD 0.07%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders May 2014 46.99B USD 2.05%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories May 2014 127.68B USD 1.07%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders May 2014 74.52B USD -2.87%
View complete index of all 759 indicators in this report

Manufacturing & Trade Inventories & Sales Report

Last Updated: Jul 15, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT    Next Release: Aug 13, 2014, 10:00 AM 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 2014 1.737T USD 0.52%
US Total Business Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2014 1.29 0.00%
US Total Business Sales May 2014 1.343T USD 0.37%
US Total Manufacturers Inventories May 2014 651.50B USD 0.78%
US Total Manufacturers Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2014 1.28 -0.78%
US Total Manufacturers Sales May 2014 498.28B USD 0.07%
US Total Retail Trade Inventories May 2014 553.22B USD 0.23%
US Total Retail Trade Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2014 1.41 0.00%
US Total Retail Trade Sales May 2014 391.83B USD 0.43%
US Total Wholesalers Inventories May 2014 532.69B USD 0.50%
US Total Wholesalers Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2014 1.18 0.00%
US Total Wholesalers Sales May 2014 453.15B USD 0.66%
View complete index of all 24 indicators in this report

Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey Report

Last Updated: Jul 10, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT    Next Release: Aug 8, 2014, 10:00 AM 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 2014 532693.0 0.50%
US Wholesale Inventories: Durable Goods May 2014 327857.0 1.02%
US Wholesale Inventories: Nondurable Goods May 2014 204836.0 -0.33%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio May 2014 1.18 0.00%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Durable Goods May 2014 1.59 1.27%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Nondurable Goods May 2014 0.83 -1.19%
US Wholesale Sales May 2014 453153.0 0.66%
US Wholesale Sales: Durable Goods May 2014 206493.0 0.17%
US Wholesale Sales: Nondurable Goods May 2014 246660.0 1.08%
View complete index of all 132 indicators in this report

New Residential Construction Report

Last Updated: Jul 25, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT    Next Release: Aug 19, 2014, 8:30 AM 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 2014 151.00K -0.66%
Midwestern US Housing Starts Jun 2014 219.00K 28.07%
Midwestern US New Housing Permits Jun 2014 180.00K 7.78%
Northeastern US Housing Completed Jun 2014 73.00K -37.61%
Northeastern US Housing Starts Jun 2014 105.00K 14.13%
Northeastern US New Housing Permits Jun 2014 101.00K -12.93%
Southern New Housing Permits Jun 2014 470.00K -4.86%
Southern US Housing Completed Jun 2014 387.00K -6.52%
Southern US Housing Starts Jun 2014 375.00K -29.64%
US Housing Completed Jun 2014 789.00K -12.04%
US Housing Starts Jun 2014 893.00K -9.34%
US Housing Starts: 1 Unit Jun 2014 575.00K -9.02%
US New Housing Permits Jun 2014 973.00K -3.18%
Western US Housing Completed Jun 2014 178.00K -16.82%
Western US Housing Starts Jun 2014 194.00K 2.65%
Western US New Housing Permits Jun 2014 222.00K -2.63%
View complete index of all 105 indicators in this report

New Residential Sales Report

Last Updated: Jul 24, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT    Next Release: Aug 25, 2014, 10:00 AM 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 2014 264100.0 USD 3.16%
Midwestern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2014 295000.0 USD -1.34%
Northeastern Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2014 362200.0 USD 6.59%
Northeastern Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2014 443300.0 USD -3.25%
Southern US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2014 253400.0 USD 0.56%
Southern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2014 291000.0 USD -2.05%
US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Jun 2014 331400.0 USD 3.53%
US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Jun 2014 273500.0 USD -3.22%
US Months Supply of New Single Family Houses Jun 2014 5.80 Mo. 11.54%
US New Single Family Houses Sold Jun 2014 406.00K -8.14%
Western US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2014 326500.0 USD 0.55%
Western US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q2 2014 374900.0 USD -6.46%
View complete index of all 85 indicators in this report

Quarterly E-Commerce Report

Last Updated: May 15, 2014, 10:04 AM EDT    Next Release: Aug 15, 2014, 10:00 AM 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 2014 14.98% Chg Yr -4.39%
US E-Commerce Sales Q1 2014 71.19B USD 2.81%
US E-Commerce Sales as Percent of Retail Sales Q1 2014 6.20% 3.33%
US E-Commerce Sales TTM Q1 2014 272.64B USD 3.52%
View complete index of all 4 indicators in this report
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