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: Apr 14, 2016, 08:33 EDT    Next Release:

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 Mar 2016 85.02B USD -2.26%
US Change in Retail and Food Services Sales Mar 2016 -0.30% Chg Mnth -1150%
US Change in Retail and Food Services Sales (Excluding Auto) Mar 2016 0.18% Chg Mnth 578.6%
US Change in Retail Sales Mar 2016 1.26% Chg Yr -59.73%
US Change in Retail Sales Mar 2016 -0.23% Chg Mnth 11.82%
US Clothing and Accessories Store Sales Mar 2016 21.14B USD -0.93%
US Department Store Sales Mar 2016 13.32B USD -0.58%
US Electronics and Appliance Store Sales Mar 2016 8.456B USD 0.07%
US Furniture and Home Furnishings Store Sales Mar 2016 8.797B USD 0.28%
US Gasoline Station Sales Mar 2016 31.12B USD 0.94%
US General Merchandise Store Sales Mar 2016 56.39B USD 0.53%
US Grocery Store Sales Mar 2016 51.02B USD -0.03%
US Real Retail and Food Services Sales Mar 2016 187.83B USD -0.39%
US Real Retail Sales Mar 2016 165.24B USD -0.32%
US Retail and Food Services Sales Mar 2016 446.89B USD -0.30%
US Retail Sales Mar 2016 393.14B USD -0.23%
US Retail Sales (Excluding Motor Vehicle and Part Dealers) Mar 2016 300.86B USD 0.36%
View complete index of all 38 indicators in this report

Advance Report on Durable Goods

Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016, 08:30 EDT    Next Release: May 26, 2016, 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 Mar 2016 196.66B USD 0.13%
US Capital Goods New Orders Mar 2016 83.22B USD 3.75%
US Change in Durable Goods New Orders Mar 2016 0.78% Chg Mnth -126.1%
US Change in Durable Goods New Orders Mar 2016 -2.56% Chg Yr 188.7%
US Change in Nondefense Capital Goods Excluding Aircraft Shipments Mar 2016 0.26% Chg Mnth -114.2%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories Mar 2016 45.15B USD 0.13%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders Mar 2016 25.12B USD -0.60%
US Durable Goods Inventories Mar 2016 394.12B USD 0.00%
US Durable Goods New Orders Mar 2016 230.65B USD 0.78%
US Durable Goods Shipments Mar 2016 236.98B USD -0.45%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders Mar 2016 1.183T USD -0.11%
US Machinery Inventories Mar 2016 65.33B USD -0.04%
US Machinery New Orders Mar 2016 31.66B USD 0.51%
US Machinery Shipments Mar 2016 32.23B USD 0.47%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders Mar 2016 107.72B USD -0.52%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders Mar 2016 52.25B USD -2.96%
US Nondefense Capital Goods Excluding Aircraft Shipments Mar 2016 66.77B USD 0.26%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories Mar 2016 131.29B USD -0.23%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders Mar 2016 75.95B USD 2.93%
View complete index of all 155 indicators in this report

Business Dynamics Statistics Report

Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016, 15:56 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 2013 6.704M 0.56%
US Active Firms 2013 5.055M 0.70%
US Employment 2013 117.26M 1.88%
US Establishment Birth Rate 2013 10.20 -0.97%
US Establishment Births 2013 677708.0 -0.45%
US Establishment Death Rate 2013 9.00 -7.22%
US Establishment Deaths 2013 600794.0 -6.24%
US Job Creation Births 2013 5.275M 2.30%
US Job Creation Continuers 2013 10.75M -4.96%
US Job Destruction 2013 13.28M -2.90%
US Job Destruction Continuers 2013 8.840M -1.59%
US Job Destruction Deaths 2013 4.439M -5.41%
US Jobs Created 2013 16.03M -2.69%
US Net Job Creation 2013 2.747M -1.64%
US Net Job Creation Rate 2013 2.30 -8.00%
US Reallocation Rate 2013 23.00 -4.17%
View complete index of all 1092 indicators in this report

Construction Spending Report

Last Updated: Apr 1, 2016, 10:04 EDT    Next Release: May 2, 2016, 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 Feb 2016 71.11B USD 0.06%
US Construction Spending Feb 2016 1.144T USD -0.53%
US Educational Construction Spending Feb 2016 85.92B USD -2.45%
US Highway and Street Construction Spending Feb 2016 99.93B USD -2.03%
US Manufacturing Construction Spending Feb 2016 77.87B USD -5.91%
US Power Construction Spending Feb 2016 87.83B USD -0.63%
US Private Construction Spending Feb 2016 59.85B USD -0.64%
US Private Manufacturing Construction Spending Feb 2016 77.21B USD -5.97%
US Private Power Construction Spending Feb 2016 77.92B USD -0.86%
US Private Residential Construction Spending Feb 2016 447.95B USD 0.94%
US Public Construction Spending Feb 2016 297.76B USD -1.68%
US Public Power Construction Spending Feb 2016 9.917B USD 1.19%
US Public Transportation Construction Spending Feb 2016 32.78B USD 1.40%
US Residential Construction Spending Feb 2016 453.71B USD 0.89%
US Water Supply Construction Spending Feb 2016 12.38B USD 1.86%
View complete index of all 98 indicators in this report

Housing Vacancies and Home Ownership Report

Last Updated: Feb 24, 2016, 16:03 EST    Next Release:

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 2015 63.70% -0.47%
US Home Vacancy Rate Q1 2015 1.90% 0.00%
US Household Formation Dec 2015 880.00K -21.92%
US Households Mar 2016 117.40M -0.08%
US Median Asking Home Sales Price Q1 2015 149500.0 USD -5.26%
US Median Asking Rent Q1 2015 799.00 USD 4.31%
US Rental Vacancy Rate Q1 2015 7.10% 1.43%
View complete index of all 64 indicators in this report

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

Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016, 11:23 EDT    Next Release: May 4, 2016, 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 Feb 2016 196.27B USD -0.42%
US Capital Goods New Orders Feb 2016 79.78B USD -10.11%
US Change in Manufacturing New Orders Feb 2016 -1.73% Chg Mnth -244.7%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories Feb 2016 45.11B USD 0.41%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders Feb 2016 25.06B USD -1.72%
US Durable Goods Inventories Feb 2016 394.11B USD -0.32%
US Durable Goods New Orders Mar 2016 230.65B USD 0.78%
US Durable Goods New Orders Feb 2016 229.12B USD -2.96%
US Durable Goods Shipments Feb 2016 237.97B USD -0.99%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders Feb 2016 1.184T USD -0.35%
US Machinery Inventories Feb 2016 65.44B USD -0.45%
US Machinery New Orders Feb 2016 31.53B USD -3.37%
US Machinery Shipments Feb 2016 32.12B USD -1.80%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders Feb 2016 108.26B USD -0.55%
US Manufacturing New Orders Feb 2016 453.96B USD -1.73%
US Manufacturing Shipments Feb 2016 462.81B USD -0.72%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders Feb 2016 54.17B USD 1.12%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories Feb 2016 131.60B USD -0.22%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders Feb 2016 74.14B USD -6.22%
View complete index of all 760 indicators in this report

Manufacturing & Trade Inventories & Sales Report

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2016, 10:03 EDT    Next Release:

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 Feb 2016 1.812T USD -0.09%
US Total Business Inventory/Sales Ratio Feb 2016 1.41 0.00%
US Total Business Sales Feb 2016 1.284T USD -0.39%
US Total Manufacturers Inventories Feb 2016 634.28B USD -0.41%
US Total Manufacturers Inventory/Sales Ratio Feb 2016 1.43 -5.30%
US Total Manufacturers Sales Feb 2016 462.81B USD -0.72%
US Total Retail Trade Inventories Feb 2016 594.47B USD 0.63%
US Total Retail Trade Inventory/Sales Ratio Feb 2016 1.51 0.67%
US Total Retail Trade Sales Feb 2016 394.05B USD -0.21%
US Total Wholesalers Inventories Feb 2016 583.35B USD -0.48%
US Total Wholesalers Inventory/Sales Ratio Feb 2016 1.36 -0.73%
US Total Wholesalers Sales Feb 2016 427.56B USD -0.21%
View complete index of all 26 indicators in this report

Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey Report

Last Updated: Apr 8, 2016, 10:02 EDT    Next Release: May 10, 2016, 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 Feb 2016 583346.0 -0.48%
US Wholesale Inventories: Durable Goods Feb 2016 355632.0 -0.09%
US Wholesale Inventories: Nondurable Goods Feb 2016 227714.0 -1.09%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio Feb 2016 1.36 -0.73%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Durable Goods Feb 2016 1.69 -1.17%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Nondurable Goods Feb 2016 1.05 0.00%
US Wholesale Sales Feb 2016 427560.0 -0.21%
US Wholesale Sales: Durable Goods Feb 2016 211050.0 1.21%
US Wholesale Sales: Nondurable Goods Feb 2016 216510.0 -1.55%
View complete index of all 132 indicators in this report

New Residential Construction Report

Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016, 08:00 EDT    Next Release: May 17, 2016, 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 Mar 2016 170.00K 18.88%
Midwestern US Housing Starts Mar 2016 150.00K -25.37%
Midwestern US New Housing Permits Mar 2016 184.00K -3.66%
Northeastern US Housing Completed Mar 2016 94.00K 20.51%
Northeastern US Housing Starts Mar 2016 121.00K 61.33%
Northeastern US New Housing Permits Mar 2016 98.00K -20.33%
Southern New Housing Permits Mar 2016 540.00K -5.26%
Southern US Housing Completed Mar 2016 571.00K 6.73%
Southern US Housing Starts Mar 2016 555.00K -8.42%
US Building Permits Mar 2016 1.076M -8.58%
US Change in Building Permits Mar 2016 -8.58% Chg Mnth 282.7%
US Housing Completed Mar 2016 1.061M 3.51%
US Housing Starts Mar 2016 1.089M -8.79%
US Housing Starts Mar 2016 -8.79% Chg Mnth -227.6%
US Housing Starts: 1 Unit Mar 2016 764.00K -9.16%
Western US Housing Completed Mar 2016 226.00K -15.99%
Western US Housing Starts Mar 2016 263.00K -15.71%
Western US New Housing Permits Mar 2016 248.00K -15.36%
View complete index of all 107 indicators in this report

New Residential Sales Report

Last Updated: Apr 25, 2016, 10:00 EDT    Next Release: May 24, 2016, 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 Q1 2016 263000.0 USD -8.14%
Midwestern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2016 297900.0 USD -6.53%
Northeastern Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2016 417300.0 USD -13.30%
Northeastern Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2016 485800.0 USD -23.05%
Southern US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2016 271100.0 USD -4.71%
Southern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2016 324400.0 USD -2.96%
US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Mar 2016 356200.0 USD 4.12%
US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Mar 2016 288000.0 USD -3.16%
US Months Supply of New Single Family Houses Mar 2016 5.80 Mo. 3.57%
US New Single Family Houses Sold Mar 2016 511.00K -1.54%
Western US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2016 337500.0 USD -8.69%
Western US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2016 417000.0 USD -4.25%
View complete index of all 91 indicators in this report

Quarterly E-Commerce Report

Last Updated: Feb 17, 2016, 10:02 EST    Next Release: May 17, 2016, 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 Q4 2015 14.70% Chg Yr -0.03%
US E-Commerce Sales Q4 2015 89.08B USD 2.12%
US E-Commerce Sales as Percent of Retail Sales Q4 2015 7.50% 1.35%
US E-Commerce Sales TTM Q4 2015 340.77B USD 3.47%
View complete index of all 4 indicators in this report
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