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Texas Manufacturing Outlook Survey

Data Definitions

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

Index

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

All Data

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

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