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: Nov 15 2019, 08:30 EST    Next Release: Dec 13 2019, 08:30 EST

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 Oct 2019 97.58B USD 0.52%
US Auto and Other Motor Vehicle Sales MoM Oct 2019 0.52%
US Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers Sales Oct 2019 31.42B USD -0.48%
US Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers Sales MoM Oct 2019 -0.48%
US Food and Beverage Store Sales Oct 2019 65.56B USD 0.46%
US Food and Beverage Store Sales MoM Oct 2019 0.46%
US Gasoline Station Sales Oct 2019 43.00B USD 1.10%
US Gasoline Station Sales MoM Oct 2019 1.10%
US Health and Personal Care Store Sales Oct 2019 29.84B USD 0.03%
US Health and Personal Care Store Sales MoM Oct 2019 0.03% -95.11%
US Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Sales Oct 2019 105.63B USD 0.53%
US Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Sales MoM Oct 2019 0.53%
US Real Retail and Food Services Sales Oct 2019 204.66B USD -0.09%
US Real Retail Sales Oct 2019 179.27B USD -0.01%
US Real Retail Sales MoM Oct 2019 -0.01%
US Real Retail Sales per Capita Oct 2019 0.5433K USD -0.07%
US Real Retail Sales YoY Oct 2019 1.09% -46.32%
US Retail and Food Services Sales Oct 2019 526.54B USD 0.26%
US Retail and Food Services Sales (Excluding Motor Vehicle and Part Dealers) MoM Oct 2019 0.20%
US Retail Sales Control Group MoM Oct 2019 0.38%
US Retail Sales MoM Oct 2019 0.34%
US Retail Sales YoY Oct 2019 2.88% -24.07%

Advance Report on Durable Goods

Last Updated: Nov 27 2019, 08:33 EST    Next Release: Dec 24 2019, 08:30 EST

Advance Report on Durable Goods is one of two press releases per month for the Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) survey. The purpose of the M3 survey is to provide broad-based monthly statistical data on current economic conditions and indications of future production commitments in the manufacturing sector.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Capital Goods Inventories Oct 2019 220.09B USD 0.81%
US Capital Goods New Orders Oct 2019 89.54B USD 5.36%
US Capital Goods Shipments Oct 2019 88.12B USD 1.37%
US Capital Goods Shipments MoM Oct 2019 1.37%
US Capital Goods Unfilled Orders Oct 2019 849.58B USD 0.17%
US Defense Capital Goods Inventories Oct 2019 24.28B USD 1.53%
US Durable Goods Excluding Defense Inventories Oct 2019 403.25B USD 0.26%
US Durable Goods Excluding Defense New Orders MoM Oct 2019 0.11%
US Durable Goods Excluding Transportation New Orders Oct 2019 164.15B USD 0.56%
US Durable Goods Excluding Transportation New Orders MoM Oct 2019 0.56%
US Durable Goods Inventories Oct 2019 431.98B USD 0.33%
US Durable Goods New Orders Oct 2019 248.75B USD 0.60%
US Durable Goods New Orders MoM Oct 2019 0.60%
US Durable Goods New Orders YoY Oct 2019 -0.72%
US Durable Goods Shipments Oct 2019 251.62B USD 0.01%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders Oct 2019 1.165T USD 0.12%
US Nondefense Capital Goods Excluding Aircraft New Orders MoM Oct 2019 1.18%
US Nondefense Capital Goods Excluding Aircraft Shipments Oct 2019 69.34B USD 0.81%

Building Permits Survey Report

Last Updated: Nov 27 2019, 09:38 EST    Next Release: Dec 17 2019, 08:30 EST

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 Oct 2019 19.10K 17.18%
Midwestern US New Housing Permits: 1 Unit Oct 2019 11.90K 6.25%
Northeastern US New Housing Permits Oct 2019 12.90K 26.47%
Northeastern US New Housing Permits: 1 Unit Oct 2019 4.60K 12.20%
Southern US New Housing Permits Oct 2019 67.10K 13.34%
Southern US New Housing Permits: 1 Unit Oct 2019 44.30K 12.44%
US Building Permits Oct 2019 131.70K 14.62%
US New Housing Permits: 1 Unit Oct 2019 79.80K 12.87%
US New Housing Permits: 2 to 4 Units Oct 2019 4.20K 35.48%
US New Housing Permits: 5 Units or More Oct 2019 47.70K 15.78%
Western US New Housing Permits: 1 Unit Oct 2019 18.90K 18.87%

Business Dynamics Statistics Report

Last Updated: Jan 1 2017, 10:01 EST    Next Release: N/A

The Business Dynamics Statistics Report provides annual measures of business dynamics (such as job creation and destruction, establishment births and deaths, and firm startups and shutdowns) for the economy and aggregated by establishment and firm characteristics.

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 DHS Denominator 2014 117.75M 1.68%
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 Births Rate 2014 4.50 7.14%
US Job Creation Continuers 2014 10.74M -0.12%
US Job Creation Rate 2014 13.60 0.74%
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 Job Destruction Deaths Rate 2014 3.70 2.78%
US Job Destruction Rate 2014 11.30 1.80%
US Jobs Created 2014 16.00M 2.24%
US Net Job Creation Rate 2014 2.30 -4.17%
US Reallocation Rate 2014 22.60 1.80%

Construction Spending Report

Last Updated: Dec 2 2019, 10:02 EST    Next Release: Jan 3 2020, 10:00 EST

Construction Spending report provides monthly estimates of the total dollar value of construction work done in the United States. This includes the cost of labor and materials, architectural and engineering work, overhead, interest and taxes paid during construction, and contractor’s profits.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Commercial Construction Spending Oct 2019 81.14B USD -2.26%
US Conservation and Development Construction Spending Oct 2019 9.607B USD 1.99%
US Construction Spending Oct 2019 1.291T USD -0.82%
US Construction Spending MoM Oct 2019 -0.82%
US Construction Spending YoY Oct 2019 0.43%
US Educational Construction Spending Oct 2019 101.66B USD 1.58%
US Health Care Construction Spending Oct 2019 43.60B USD -0.55%
US Highway and Street Construction Spending Oct 2019 95.32B USD -2.19%
US Lodging Construction Spending Oct 2019 33.00B USD -0.98%
US Manufacturing Construction Spending Oct 2019 71.51B USD -0.34%
US Nonresidential Construction Spending Oct 2019 776.53B USD -0.74%
US Office Construction Spending Oct 2019 79.91B USD -0.06%
US Power Construction Spending Oct 2019 97.67B USD -1.51%
US Private Construction Spending Oct 2019 956.27B USD -1.02%
US Public Construction Spending Oct 2019 334.80B USD -0.25%
US Religious Construction Spending Oct 2019 2.808B USD 6.28%
US Residential Construction Spending Oct 2019 514.54B USD -0.94%
US Sewage and Waste Disposal Construction Spending Oct 2019 27.14B USD -0.59%
US Transportation Construction Spending Oct 2019 55.21B USD -1.17%
US Water Supply Construction Spending Oct 2019 17.47B USD 0.97%

Housing Vacancies and Homeownership Report

Last Updated: Nov 11 2019, 13:56 EST    Next Release: Jan 30 2020, 10:00 EST

The Housing Vacancies and Homeownership provides current information on the rental and homeowner vacancy rates, and characteristics of units available for occupancy. These data are used extensively by public and private sector organizations to evaluate the need for new housing programs and initiatives.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Black Homeownership Rate Q3 2019 42.70% 5.17%
US Hispanic Homeownership Rates Q3 2019 47.80% 2.58%
US Home Vacancy Rate Q3 2019 1.40% 7.69%
US Homeownership Rate Q3 2019 64.80% 1.09%
US Non-Hispanic White Homeownership Rate Q3 2019 73.40% 0.41%
US Other Races Homeownership Rate Q3 2019 56.00% 1.82%
US Rental Vacancy Rate Q3 2019 6.80% 0.00%

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

Last Updated: Dec 5 2019, 16:24 EST    Next Release: Jan 7 2020, 10:00 EST

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 Oct 2019 220.19B USD 0.84%
US Capital Goods New Orders Oct 2019 89.43B USD 5.27%
US Computers and Electronic Products Inventories Oct 2019 43.40B USD -0.35%
US Computers and Electronic Products New Orders Oct 2019 23.66B USD 0.65%
US Durable Goods Inventories Oct 2019 432.15B USD 0.36%
US Durable Goods New Orders Oct 2019 248.37B USD 0.53%
US Durable Goods Shipments Oct 2019 251.56B USD -0.02%
US Durable Goods Unfilled Orders Oct 2019 1.164T USD 0.09%
US Machinery Inventories Oct 2019 72.12B USD -0.14%
US Machinery New Orders Oct 2019 33.03B USD 1.17%
US Machinery Shipments Oct 2019 33.07B USD 1.03%
US Machinery Unfilled Orders Oct 2019 102.16B USD -0.04%
US Manufacturing New Orders Sep 2019 496.65B USD -0.08%
US Manufacturing New Orders MoM Aug 2019 -0.08%
US Manufacturing Shipments Oct 2019 500.16B USD 0.01%
US Motor Vehicles and Parts New Orders Oct 2019 58.44B USD -1.96%
US Transportation Equipment Inventories Oct 2019 147.40B USD 1.27%
US Transportation Equipment New Orders Oct 2019 84.60B USD 0.67%

Manufacturing & Trade Inventories & Sales Report

Last Updated: Nov 15 2019, 10:01 EST    Next Release: Dec 13 2019, 10:00 EST

This monthly report by the US Census Bureau is based on data from three surveys: the Monthly Retail Trade Survey, the Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey, and the Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders Survey. The report 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 Business Inventories Sep 2019 2.042T USD 0.05%
US Business Inventories MoM Sep 2019 0.05%
US Business Inventories YoY Sep 2019 3.73% -10.28%
US Business Inventory/Sales Ratio Sep 2019 1.40 0.00%
US Business Sales Sep 2019 1.459T USD -0.22%
US Manufacturers Inventories Sep 2019 697.88B USD 0.32%
US Manufacturers Inventory/Sales Ratio Sep 2019 1.36 0.74%
US Manufacturers Sales Sep 2019 501.12B USD -0.21%
US Retail Trade Inventories Sep 2019 666.95B USD 0.24%
US Retail Trade Inventory/Sales Ratio Sep 2019 1.45 0.69%
US Retail Trade Sales Sep 2019 459.64B USD -0.49%
US Wholesalers Inventories Sep 2019 676.71B USD -0.41%
US Wholesalers Inventories MoM Sep 2019 -0.41%
US Wholesalers Inventory/Sales Ratio Sep 2019 1.36 0.00%
US Wholesalers Sales Sep 2019 498.60B USD 0.02%
US Wholesalers Sales YoY Sep 2019 -0.61%

Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey Report

Last Updated: Dec 6 2019, 10:04 EST    Next Release: Jan 10 2020, 10:00 EST

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 Oct 2019 675.57B USD 0.10%
US Wholesale Inventories MoM Oct 2019 0.10%
US Wholesale Inventories YoY Oct 2019 3.83% -16.03%
US Wholesale Inventories: Durable Goods Oct 2019 421.34B USD -0.27%
US Wholesale Inventories: Nondurable Goods Oct 2019 254.24B USD 0.71%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio Oct 2019 1.37 0.74%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Durable Goods Oct 2019 1.77 0.00%
US Wholesale Inventory Sales Ratio: Nondurable Goods Oct 2019 0.99 2.06%
US Wholesale Sales Oct 2019 494.27B USD -0.71%
US Wholesale Sales MoM Oct 2019 -0.71%
US Wholesale Sales YoY Oct 2019 -1.38%
US Wholesale Sales: Durable Goods Oct 2019 237.59B USD -0.55%
US Wholesale Sales: Nondurable Goods Oct 2019 256.68B USD -0.86%

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: Nov 25 2019, 10:51 EST    Next Release: Dec 17 2019, 08:30 EST

New Residential Construction press releases are issued on or about the 12th working day following the reference month. The reports contain the first available preliminary monthly estimates of the number of housing units started, authorized but not started, under construction, and completed. Revised figures for previous months are also included. Data are shown by type of structure at the national level and by Census Region. Quarterly data on selected characteristics of housing units started and completed are included.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Housing Completed Oct 2019 1.256M 10.27%
US Housing Completed MoM Oct 2019 10.27%
US Housing Completed: 1 Unit Oct 2019 897.00K 4.55%
US Housing Completed: 1 Unit MoM Oct 2019 4.55%
US Housing Completed: 5 Units or More Oct 2019 354.00K 27.34%
US Housing Starts Oct 2019 1.314M 3.79%
US Housing Starts MoM Oct 2019 3.79%
US Housing Starts: 1 Unit Oct 2019 936.00K 1.96%
US Housing Starts: 1 Unit MoM Oct 2019 1.96% 98.04%
US Housing Starts: 5 Units or More Oct 2019 362.00K 6.78%

New Residential Sales Report

Last Updated: Nov 27 2019, 12:38 EST    Next Release: Dec 23 2019, 10:00 EST

New Residential Sales provides national and regional data on the number of new single-family houses sold and for sale. It also provides national data on median and average prices, the number of houses sold and for sale by stage of construction, and other statistics.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US Average Sales Price for New Houses Sold Oct 2019 383300.0 USD 4.47%
US Median Sales Price for New Houses Sold Oct 2019 316700.0 USD 2.10%
US New Single Family Houses For Sale Oct 2019 322.00K 0.31%
US New Single Family Houses Sold Oct 2019 733.00K -0.68%
US New Single Family Houses Sold Change MoM Oct 2019 -0.6775K

Quarterly E-Commerce Report

Last Updated: Nov 19 2019, 10:32 EST    Next Release: Feb 19 2020, 10:00 EST

On a quarterly basis, the Quarterly E-Commerce Report is published. This report provides a single quarterly estimate measuring all retail e-commerce sales captured by the Monthly Retail Trade Survey.

Major Indicators from this Report Period Value Chg Prev
US E-Commerce Sales Q3 2019 132.16B USD -14.49%
US E-Commerce Sales as Percent of Retail Sales Q3 2019 10.00% -10.71%
US E-Commerce Sales QoQ Q3 2019 -10.18% USD
US E-Commerce Sales TTM Q3 2019 554.61B USD -0.12%
US E-Commerce Sales YoY Q3 2019 -0.50%

Quarterly Financial Report

Last Updated: Sep 4 2019, 10:01 EDT    Next Release: Mar 23 2020, 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 Q3 2019 86.50B USD 9.12%
US Durable Goods Manufacturers' Sales Q3 2019 928.57B USD 1.51%
US Manufacturing Corporations' After-Tax Profits Q3 2019 149.10B USD 3.51%
US Manufacturing Corporations' Sales Q3 2019 1.749T USD 0.03%
US Nondurable Goods Manufacturers' After-Tax Profits Q3 2019 62.60B USD -3.35%
US Nondurable Goods Manufacturers' Sales Q3 2019 820.14B USD -1.59%
US Retail Trade Corporations' After-Tax Profits Q3 2019 25.67B USD -9.90%
US Retail Trade Corporations' Sales Q3 2019 802.86B USD 0.97%

Quarterly Services Survey Report

Last Updated: Sep 6 2019, 10:01 EDT    Next Release: Dec 11 2019, 10:00 EST

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 Q2 2019 65.24B USD 10.31%
US Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 255.48B USD 0.33%
US Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 73.92B USD 12.38%
US Educational Services Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 18.94B USD 3.95%
US Finance and Insurance Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 1.280T USD 1.68%
US Health Care and Social Assistance Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 695.18B USD 2.52%
US Information Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 433.28B USD 1.79%
US Other Services Sector (Except Public Administration) Total Revenue Q2 2019 145.94B USD 2.08%
US Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 506.08B USD 1.81%
US Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 186.51B USD 10.04%
US Selected Services Total Revenue Q2 2019 4.048T USD 1.29%
US Selected Services Total Revenue QoQ Q2 2019 1.29% 39.09%
US Selected Services Total Revenue YoY Q2 2019 5.29% -6.05%
US Transportation and Warehousing Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 249.84B USD 0.32%
US Utilities Sector Total Revenue Q2 2019 146.58B USD -1.53%
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