U.S. Annual Factory New Orders Statistics

The following table details the annual changes in factory shipments, new orders, unfilled orders and inventories.

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       Shipments    New     Unfilled  Inventories*
                   Orders    Orders*
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 2011    11.2%     12.1%      9.6%       9.2%
 2010     8.6%     12.9%      3.9%       8.6%
 2009   -18.9%    -22.1%    -15.2%      -6.9%
 2008     2.8%      0.9%      4.4%      -2.0%
 2007     6.1%      6.1%     18.9%       7.5%
 2006     5.8%      6.8%     21.3%      10.3%
 2005    10.1%     11.0%     16.6%       7.5%
 2004     7.3%      7.9%      9.5%       7.9%
 2003     2.6%      4.0%      4.8%      -3.6%
 2002    -1.4%     -1.2%     -6.9%      -1.2%
 2001    -5.7%     -7.1%     -7.8%     -11.2%
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       Shipments    New     Unfilled  Inventories
                   Orders    Orders
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 2000     4.4%      5.2%      8.7%       3.8%
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 1999     3.4%      3.9%      1.8%       3.2%
 1998     1.7%      0.7%     -3.3%       1.2%
 1997     6.6%      6.0%      4.9%       3.0%
 1996     3.4%      4.1%      9.3%       1.4%
 1995     7.5%      7.1%      2.9%       6.3%
 1994     7.2%      8.1%      2.1%       5.3%
 1993     4.0%       n/a     -5.7%       0.3%
*1992      n/a       n/a      n/a        n/a
 1991    -1.2%     -2.3%      0.6%      -0.9%
 1990     2.5%      2.1%      6.0%       3.8%
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 1989     5.4%      5.0%      9.0%       8.9%
 1988     8.9%      9.0%     10.0%       0.5%
 1986     0.1%     -0.3%      2.9%      -3.0%
 1985     2.0%      1.5%      3.0%       2.2%
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       Shipments    New     Unfilled  Inventories
                   Orders    Orders
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 1984    10.5%      9.9%     13.2%       7.3%
 1983     5.6%      8.2%      3.0%      -3.6%
 1982    -2.8%     -3.5%     -4.3%      15.3%
 1981     8.9%      7.5%      5.2%       7.6%
 1980     7.3%      5.9%      9.4%      13.2%
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 1979    13.4%     12.1%     25.6%      13.6%
 1978    12.1%     14.4%     22.2%       9.2%
 1977    14.6%     15.7%      8.9%       9.3%
 1976    14.1%     16.9%     -1.3%       5.1%
 1975     2.1%     -2.5%     -2.8%      12.5%
 1974    16.3%     14.9%     28.6%      21.9%
 1973    15.7%     18.4%     25.8%      10.1%
 1972     7.0%     14.8%      5.8%       3.1%
 1971     5.9%      7.5%     -3.1%       1.9%
 1970    -1.3%     -3.6%     -4.0%       5.7%
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*NOTE: Unadjusted annual figures, new orders and
shipments use yearly total sum; unfilled orders and
inventories use data ending in December. Currently,
NAICS data is available only after January 1992.
Data prior to 1992 are calculated using the SIC
classification system.

SOURCE: U.S. Commerce Department.

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