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 16 2019, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Aug 15 2019, 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 2019 96.53B USD 0.82%
US Change in Retail and Food Services Sales Jun 2019 0.43% Chg Mnth -13.55%
US Change in Retail and Food Services Sales (Excluding Motor Vehicle and Part Dealers) Jun 2019 0.35% Chg Mnth -18.92%
US Change in Retail Sales Jun 2019 3.34% Chg Yr 21.59%
US Change in Retail Sales Jun 2019 0.36% Chg Mnth 6.88%
US Clothing and Accessories Store Sales Jun 2019 22.49B USD 0.48%
US Department Store Sales Jun 2019 11.35B USD -1.14%
US Electronics and Appliance Store Sales Jun 2019 8.123B USD -0.29%
US Furniture and Home Furnishings Store Sales Jun 2019 9.84B USD 0.53%
US Gasoline Station Sales Jun 2019 42.04B USD -2.76%
US General Merchandise Store Sales Jun 2019 60.03B USD 0.23%
US Grocery Store Sales Jun 2019 57.85B USD 0.45%
US Real Retail and Food Services Sales Jun 2019 203.63B USD 0.37%
US Real Retail Sales Jun 2019 178.36B USD 0.30%
US Retail and Food Services Sales Jun 2019 519.88B USD 0.43%
US Retail and Food Services Sales (Excluding Motor Vehicle and Part Dealers) Jun 2019 415.38B USD 0.35%
US Retail Sales Jun 2019 455.35B USD 0.36%
US Retail Sales (Excluding Motor Vehicle and Part Dealers) Jun 2019 350.85B USD 0.25%

Advance Report on Durable Goods

Last Updated: Jun 27 2019, 16:16 EDT    Next Release: Jul 25 2019, 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 May 2019 211.55B USD 0.95%
US Capital Goods New Orders May 2019 84.66B USD -3.27%
US Change in Durable Goods Excluding Defense New Orders May 2019 -0.64% Chg Mnth
US Change in Durable Goods Excluding Defense New Orders May 2019 -2.71% Chg Yr
US Change in Durable Goods Excluding Transportation New Orders May 2019 0.33% Chg Mnth
US Change in Durable Goods Excluding Transportation New Orders May 2019 0.21% Chg Yr
US Change in Durable Goods New Orders May 2019 -1.35% Chg Mnth
US Change in Durable Goods New Orders May 2019 -2.80% Chg Yr
US Change in Nondefense Capital Goods Excluding Aircraft Shipments May 2019 0.65% Chg Mnth 78.39%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories May 2019 43.31B USD -0.19%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders May 2019 24.09B USD 0.78%
US Durable Goods Inventories May 2019 424.58B USD 0.49%
US Durable Goods New Orders May 2019 243.37B USD -1.35%
US Durable Goods Shipments May 2019 254.09B USD 0.36%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders May 2019 1.171T USD -0.54%
US Machinery Inventories May 2019 71.88B USD 0.19%
US Machinery New Orders May 2019 32.82B USD 0.66%
US Machinery Shipments May 2019 33.42B USD 1.09%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders May 2019 103.58B USD -0.57%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders May 2019 60.48B USD 0.56%
US Nondefense Capital Goods Excluding Aircraft Shipments May 2019 70.09B USD 0.65%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories May 2019 138.42B USD 1.55%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders May 2019 80.00B USD -4.60%

Building Permits Survey Report

Last Updated: Jul 17 2019, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: N/A

The Building Permits Survey provides data on the number of new housing units authorized by building permits.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
Midwestern US New Housing Permits Jun 2019 172.00K -0.58%
Northeastern US New Housing Permits Jun 2019 117.00K 21.88%
Southern US New Housing Permits Jun 2019 618.00K -10.43%
US Building Permits Jun 2019 1.22M -6.08%
US Change in Building Permits Jun 2019 -6.08% Chg Mnth
Western US New Housing Permits Jun 2019 313.00K -7.94%

Business Dynamics Statistics Report

Last Updated: Jan 1 2017, 10:01 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 2014 6.721M 0.70%
US Active Firms 2014 5.058M 0.70%
US Employment 2014 119.10M 1.63%
US Establishment Birth Rate 2014 10.00 5.26%
US Establishment Births 2014 669917.0 5.98%
US Establishment Death Rate 2014 8.60 -2.27%
US Establishment Deaths 2014 576942.0 -1.36%
US Job Creation Births 2014 5.264M 7.42%
US Job Creation Continuers 2014 10.74M -0.12%
US Job Destruction 2014 13.30M 3.32%
US Job Destruction Continuers 2014 8.960M 3.18%
US Job Destruction Deaths 2014 4.342M 3.61%
US Jobs Created 2014 16.00M 2.24%
US Net Job Creation 2014 2.698M -2.74%
US Net Job Creation Rate 2014 2.30 -4.17%
US Reallocation Rate 2014 22.60 1.80%

Construction Spending Report

Last Updated: Jul 1 2019, 10:02 EDT    Next Release: Aug 1 2019, 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 Change in Construction Spending May 2019 -0.78% Chg Mnth
US Commercial Construction Spending May 2019 80.41B USD -3.27%
US Construction Spending May 2019 1.294T USD -0.78%
US Educational Construction Spending May 2019 98.02B USD -0.86%
US Highway and Street Construction Spending May 2019 111.83B USD -3.37%
US Manufacturing Construction Spending May 2019 69.50B USD -0.49%
US Power Construction Spending May 2019 99.96B USD -0.23%
US Private Construction Spending May 2019 83.54B USD 4.26%
US Private Manufacturing Construction Spending May 2019 69.28B USD -0.59%
US Private Power Construction Spending May 2019 94.17B USD 0.09%
US Private Residential Construction Spending May 2019 498.95B USD -0.56%
US Public Construction Spending May 2019 340.64B USD -0.90%
US Public Power Construction Spending May 2019 5.79B USD -5.18%
US Public Transportation Construction Spending May 2019 38.03B USD 3.87%
US Residential Construction Spending May 2019 505.36B USD -0.57%
US Water Supply Construction Spending May 2019 16.31B USD -1.83%

Housing Vacancies and Home Ownership Report

Last Updated: Apr 25 2019, 10:02 EDT    Next Release: Jul 25 2019, 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 Q1 2019 64.20% -0.93%
US Home Vacancy Rate Q1 2019 1.40% -6.67%
US Household Formation Mar 2019 2.451M 2.34%
US Households Mar 2019 122.32M 0.11%
US Median Asking Home Sales Price Q1 2019 208300.0 USD -10.22%
US Median Asking Rent Q1 2019 1006.00 USD 6.23%
US Rental Vacancy Rate Q1 2019 7.00% 6.06%

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

Last Updated: Jul 3 2019, 10:05 EDT    Next Release: Aug 2 2019, 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 2019 211.52B USD 0.94%
US Capital Goods New Orders May 2019 84.69B USD -3.16%
US Change in Manufacturing New Orders May 2019 -0.72% Chg Mnth
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories May 2019 43.39B USD -0.20%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders May 2019 24.10B USD 0.68%
US Durable Goods Inventories May 2019 424.58B USD 0.47%
US Durable Goods New Orders May 2019 243.50B USD -1.26%
US Durable Goods Shipments May 2019 254.19B USD 0.34%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders May 2019 1.171T USD -0.54%
US Machinery Inventories May 2019 71.90B USD 0.20%
US Machinery New Orders May 2019 32.78B USD 0.77%
US Machinery Shipments May 2019 33.39B USD 1.00%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders May 2019 103.50B USD -0.58%
US Manufacturing New Orders May 2019 493.57B USD -0.72%
US Manufacturing Shipments May 2019 504.26B USD 0.08%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders May 2019 60.49B USD 0.58%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories May 2019 138.48B USD 1.58%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders May 2019 80.02B USD -4.58%

Manufacturing & Trade Inventories & Sales Report

Last Updated: Jul 16 2019, 10:03 EDT    Next Release: Aug 15 2019, 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 2019 2.036T USD 0.32%
US Total Business Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2019 1.39 0.00%
US Total Business Sales May 2019 1.461T USD 0.16%
US Total Manufacturers Inventories May 2019 694.14B USD 0.20%
US Total Manufacturers Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2019 1.34 -2.90%
US Total Manufacturers Sales May 2019 504.26B USD 0.08%
US Total Retail Trade Inventories May 2019 664.12B USD 0.41%
US Total Retail Trade Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2019 1.46 0.00%
US Total Retail Trade Sales May 2019 453.74B USD 0.33%
US Total Wholesalers Inventories May 2019 678.14B USD 0.36%
US Total Wholesalers Inventory/Sales Ratio May 2019 1.35 0.75%
US Total Wholesalers Sales May 2019 503.39B USD 0.09%

Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey Report

Last Updated: Jul 10 2019, 10:00 EDT    Next Release: Aug 8 2019, 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 2019 678.14B USD 0.36%
US Wholesale Inventories: Durable Goods May 2019 422.44B USD 0.29%
US Wholesale Inventories: Nondurable Goods May 2019 255.70B USD 0.48%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio May 2019 1.35 0.75%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Durable Goods May 2019 1.75 0.00%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Nondurable Goods May 2019 0.98 1.03%
US Wholesale Sales May 2019 503.39B USD 0.09%
US Wholesale Sales: Durable Goods May 2019 242.02B USD 0.57%
US Wholesale Sales: Nondurable Goods May 2019 261.37B USD -0.35%

National Population Estimates Report

Last Updated: Jun 7 2019, 16:35 EDT    Next Release: N/A

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Population Dec 2019 330.31M 0.05%

New Residential Construction Report

Last Updated: Jul 17 2019, 08:31 EDT    Next Release: Aug 16 2019, 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 2019 140.00K -31.71%
Midwestern US Housing Starts Jun 2019 197.00K 27.10%
Midwestern US New Housing Permits Jun 2019 172.00K -0.58%
Northeastern US Housing Completed Jun 2019 116.00K 12.62%
Northeastern US Housing Starts Jun 2019 109.00K 31.33%
Northeastern US New Housing Permits Jun 2019 117.00K 21.88%
Southern US Housing Completed Jun 2019 602.00K 0.67%
Southern US Housing Starts Jun 2019 635.00K -9.16%
Southern US New Housing Permits Jun 2019 618.00K -10.43%
US Building Permits Jun 2019 1.22M -6.08%
US Change in Building Permits Jun 2019 -6.08% Chg Mnth
US Change in Housing Starts Jun 2019 -0.95% Chg Mnth
US Housing Completed Jun 2019 1.161M -4.84%
US Housing Starts Jun 2019 1.253M -0.95%
US Housing Starts: 1 Unit Jun 2019 847.00K 3.55%
US Housing Starts: 5 Units or More Jun 2019 396.00K -9.38%
US Housing Under Construction Jun 2019 1.135M 0.53%
Western US Housing Completed Jun 2019 303.00K -3.50%
Western US Housing Starts Jun 2019 312.00K -4.88%
Western US New Housing Permits Jun 2019 313.00K -7.94%

New Residential Sales Report

Last Updated: Jun 28 2019, 08:33 EDT    Next Release: Jul 24 2019, 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 2019 311200.0 USD -7.19%
Midwestern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 290800.0 USD -3.16%
Northeastern US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 616400.0 USD -7.25%
Northeastern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 492600.0 USD -5.21%
Southern US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 329700.0 USD -1.32%
Southern US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 277100.0 USD -4.97%
US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold May 2019 377200.0 USD -2.41%
US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold May 2019 308000.0 USD -8.09%
US Months Supply of New Single Family Houses May 2019 6.40 Mo. 8.47%
US New Single Family Houses Sold May 2019 60.00K -10.45%
US New Single Family Houses Sold May 2019 626.00K -7.81%
Western US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 459400.0 USD -3.99%
Western US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Q1 2019 394500.0 USD -2.42%

Quarterly E-Commerce Report

Last Updated: May 17 2019, 15:19 EDT    Next Release: Aug 19 2019, 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 2019 12.42% Chg Yr 2.52%
US E-Commerce Sales Q1 2019 137.75B USD 3.58%
US E-Commerce Sales as Percent of Retail Sales Q1 2019 10.20% 3.03%
US E-Commerce Sales TTM Q1 2019 527.79B USD 2.97%

Quarterly Financial Report

Last Updated: Jul 11 2019, 09:05 EDT    Next Release: Sep 4 2019, 10:00 EDT

The Quarterly Financial Report program collects and publishes aggregate statistics on the financial results and positions of US corporations.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Durable Goods Manufacturers' After-Tax Profits Q1 2019 93.42B USD 1.89%
US Durable Goods Manufacturers' Sales Q1 2019 916.65B USD -1.37%
US Manufacturing Corporations' After-Tax Profits Q1 2019 164.24B USD 7.18%
US Manufacturing Corporations' Sales Q1 2019 1.725T USD -2.81%
US Nondurable Goods Manufacturers' After-Tax Profits Q1 2019 70.82B USD 15.06%
US Nondurable Goods Manufacturers' Sales Q1 2019 808.44B USD -4.38%
US Retail Trade Corporations' After-Tax Profits Q1 2019 29.93B USD 50.36%
US Retail Trade Corporations' Sales Q1 2019 777.34B USD 0.06%

Quarterly Services Survey Report

Last Updated: Jul 11 2019, 09:06 EDT    Next Release: Sep 6 2019, 10:00 EDT

The Quarterly Services Survey provides timely revenue performance data with respect to the service industry.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Accommodation Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 59.37B USD -0.54%
US Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 256.18B USD -0.42%
US Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 65.90B USD -8.24%
US Change in Selected Services Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 1.02% Chg Qtr -11.53%
US Change in Selected Services Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 5.73% Chg Yr -8.05%
US Educational Services Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 18.24B USD 0.97%
US Finance and Insurance Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 1.261T USD 1.44%
US Health Care and Social Assistance Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 678.59B USD 0.17%
US Information Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 425.68B USD 0.98%
US Other Services Sector (Except Public Administration) Total Revenue Q1 2019 142.44B USD -3.00%
US Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 496.25B USD 0.26%
US Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 169.15B USD -8.29%
US Selected Services Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 4.000T USD 1.02%
US Transportation and Warehousing Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 249.13B USD -1.08%
US Utilities Sector Total Revenue Q1 2019 149.07B USD -1.61%
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