Research & Data

Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey

Data Definitions

Variable names and definitions for data in the historical data files.

Index

Prod Production   Ffgi Future finished goods inventories
Fprod Future production Prm Prices paid for raw materials
Capu Capacity utilization Fprm Future prices paid for raw materials
Fcapu Future capacity utilization Pfg Prices received for finished goods
Vnwo New orders Fpfg Future prices received for finished goods
Fvnwo Future new orders Wgs Wages and benefits
Gro Growth rate of orders Fwgs Future wages and benefits
Fgro Future growth rate of orders Nemp Employment
Ufil Unfilled orders Fnemp Future employment
Fufil Future unfilled orders Avgwk Hours worked
Vshp Shipments Favgwk Future hours worked
Fvshp Future shipments Cexp Capital expenditures
Dtm Delivery time Fcexp Future capital expenditures
Fdtm Future delivery time Colk Company outlook
Mati Materials inventories Fcolk Future company outlook
Fmati Future materials inventories Bact General business activity
Fgi Finished goods inventories Fbact Future general business activity

All Data

prodi Production - percent reporting increases   ffgii Future finished goods inventories - percent reporting increases
prodn Production - percent reporting no change ffgin Future finished goods inventories - percent reporting no change
prodd Production - percent reporting decreases ffgid Future finished goods inventories - percent reporting decreases
prod Production - index ffgi Future finished goods inventories - index
fprodi Future production - percent reporting increases prmi Prices paid for raw materials - percent reporting increases
fprodn Future production - percent reporting no change prmn Prices paid for raw materials - percent reporting no change
fprodd Future production - percent reporting decreases prmd Prices paid for raw materials - percent reporting decreases
fprod Future production - index prm Prices paid for raw materials - index
capui Capacity utilization - percent reporting increases fprmi Future prices paid for raw materials - percent reporting increases
capun Capacity utilization - percent reporting no change fprmn Future prices paid for raw materials - percent reporting no change
capud Capacity utilization - percent reporting decreases fprmd Future prices paid for raw materials - percent reporting decreases
capu Capacity utilization - index fprm Future prices paid for raw materials - index
fcapui Future capacity utilization - percent reporting increases pfgi Prices received for finished goods - percent reporting increases
fcapun Future capacity utilization - percent reporting no change pfgn Prices received for finished goods - percent reporting no change
fcapud Future capacity utilization - percent reporting decreases pfgd Prices received for finished goods - percent reporting decreases
fcapu Future capacity utilization - index pfg Prices received for finished goods - index
vnwoi New orders - percent reporting increases fpfgi Future prices received for finished goods - percent reporting increases
vnwon New orders - percent reporting no change fpfgn Future prices received for finished goods - percent reporting no change
vnwod New orders - percent reporting decreases fpfgd Future prices received for finished goods - percent reporting decreases
vnwo New orders - index fpfg Future prices received for finished goods - index
fvnwoi Future new orders - percent reporting increases wgsi Wages and benefits - percent reporting increases
fvnwon Future new orders - percent reporting no change wgsn Wages and benefits - percent reporting no change
fvnwod Future new orders - percent reporting decreases wgsd Wages and benefits - percent reporting decreases
fvnwo Future new orders - index wgs Wages and benefits - index
groi Growth rate of orders - percent reporting increases fwgsi Future wages and benefits - percent reporting increases
gron Growth rate of orders - percent reporting no change fwgsn Future wages and benefits - percent reporting no change
grod Growth rate of orders - percent reporting decreases fwgsd Future wages and benefits - percent reporting decreases
gro Growth rate of orders - index nempi Employment - percent reporting increases
fgroi Future growth rate of orders - percent reporting increases nempn Employment - percent reporting no change
fgron Future growth rate of orders - percent reporting no change nempd Employment - percent reporting decreases
fgrod Future growth rate of orders - percent reporting decreases nemp Employment - index
fgro Future growth rate of orders - index fnempi Future employment - percent reporting increases
ufili Unfilled orders - percent reporting increases fnempn Future employment - percent reporting no change
ufiln Unfilled orders - percent reporting no change fnempd Future employment - percent reporting decreases
ufild Unfilled orders - percent reporting decreases fnemp Future employment - index
ufil Unfilled orders - index avgwki Hours worked - percent reporting increases
fufili Future unfilled orders - percent reporting increases avgwkn Hours worked - percent reporting no change
fufiln Future unfilled orders - percent reporting no change avgwkd Hours worked - percent reporting decreases
fufild Future unfilled orders - percent reporting decreases avgwk Hours worked - index
fufil Future unfilled orders - index favgwki Future hours worked - percent reporting increases
vshpi Shipments - percent reporting increases favgwkn Future hours worked - percent reporting no change
vshpn Shipments - percent reporting no change favgwkd Future hours worked - percent reporting decreases
vshpd Shipments - percent reporting decreases favgwk Future hours worked - index
vshp Shipments - index cexpi Capital expenditures - percent reporting increases
fvshpi Future shipments - percent reporting increases cexpn Capital expenditures - percent reporting no change
fvshpn Future shipments - percent reporting no change cexpd Capital expenditures - percent reporting decreases
fvshpd Future shipments - percent reporting decreases cexp Capital expenditures - index
fvshp Future shipments - index fcexpi Future capital expenditures - percent reporting increases
dtmi Delivery time - percent reporting increases fcexpn Future capital expenditures - percent reporting no change
dtmn Delivery time - percent reporting no change fcexpd Future capital expenditures - percent reporting decreases
dtmd Delivery time - percent reporting decreases fcexp Future capital expenditures - index
dtm Delivery time - index colki Company outlook - percent reporting increases
fdtmi Future delivery time - percent reporting increases colkn Company outlook - percent reporting no change
fdtmn Future delivery time - percent reporting no change colkd Company outlook - percent reporting decreases
fdtmd Future delivery time - percent reporting decreases colk Company outlook - index
fdtm Future delivery time - index fcolki Future company outlook - percent reporting increases
matii Materials inventories - percent reporting increases fcolkn Future company outlook - percent reporting no change
matin Materials inventories - percent reporting no change fcolkd Future company outlook - percent reporting decreases
matid Materials inventories - percent reporting decreases fcolk Future company outlook - index
mati Materials inventories - index bacti General business activity - percent reporting increases
fmatii Future materials inventories - percent reporting increases bactn General business activity - percent reporting no change
fmatin Future materials inventories - percent reporting no change bactd General business activity - percent reporting decreases
fmatid Future materials inventories - percent reporting decreases bact General business activity - index
fmati Future materials inventories - index fbacti Future general business activity - percent reporting increases
fgii Finished goods inventories - percent reporting increases fbactn Future general business activity - percent reporting no change
fgin Finished goods inventories - percent reporting no change fbactd Future general business activity - percent reporting decreases
fgid Finished goods inventories - percent reporting decreases fbact Future general business activity - index
fgi Finished goods inventories - index    

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