U.S. Census Bureau News

U.S. radio and television broadcasting services report $22.2 billion in revenue for Q2 2019

Revenue for radio and television broadcasting services across the U.S. was $22.2 billion for the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Chemicals and allied products wholesalers report 3.6 percent decrease in year-over-year November inventories

Inventories held by chemicals and allied products wholesalers in November were valued at $12.3 billion, a decrease of 3.6 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Computer systems design and related services industry’s Q3 retained earnings up 2.8%

The computer systems design and related services industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was up 2.8 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report $19.8 billion in November inventories

Inventories held by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in November 2019 were valued at $19.8 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Chemicals and allied products wholesalers report $10.9 billion in November sales

Sales by chemicals and allied products wholesalers in November 2019 were $10.9 billion.

Shipments of search and navigation equipment, nondefense climb 0.1 percent in August

Shipments for search and navigation equipment, nondefense increased $2 million, or 0.1 percent, to $1.6 billion in August, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in October.

Construction of West housing units in November falls over same month last year

The total number of housing units under construction in November 2019 for the United States' West region was 338,300, compared to 341,400 for November 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

U.S. radio and television broadcasting services report 1.9% change in revenue from Q3 2019 to Q3 2018

Revenue for radio and television broadcasting services across the U.S. was $21.9 billion for the 3rd quarter of 2019, a 1.9 percent increase over the same quarter in 2018.

New construction of West housing units in November increases over same month last year

The total number of housing units started in November 2019 for the United States' West region was 26,200, compared to 21,400 for November 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers report 13.3 percent increase in year-over-year November inventories

Inventories held by beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers in November were valued at $19.6 billion, an increase of 13.3 percent over the same period a year earlier.

U.S. publishing, excluding online publishing services report $93.8 billion in revenue for Q2 2019

Revenue for publishing, excluding online publishing services across the U.S. was $93.8 billion for the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Telecommunications industry’s Q3 retained earnings down 2.2%

The telecommunications industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was down 2.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Shipments of other electronic component manufacturing climb 1.4 percent in August

Shipments for other electronic component manufacturing increased $49 million, or 1.4 percent, to $3.7 billion in August, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in October.

Beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers report $13.7 billion in November sales

Sales by beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers in November 2019 were $13.7 billion.

Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers report $58.3 billion in November inventories

Inventories held by household appliances and electrical and electronic goods wholesalers in November 2019 were valued at $58.3 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. publishing, excluding online publishing services report 8.6% change in revenue from Q3 2019 to Q3 2018

Revenue for publishing, excluding online publishing services across the U.S. was $96 billion for the 3rd quarter of 2019, a 8.6 percent increase over the same quarter in 2018.

Broadcasting, except internet industry’s Q3 retained earnings down 27.1%

The broadcasting, except internet industry’s retained earnings in the third quarter of 2019 was down 27.1 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. professional, scientific and technical services report $506.6 billion in revenue for Q2 2019

Revenue for professional, scientific and technical services across the U.S. was $506.6 billion for the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers report 5.4 percent increase in year-over-year November inventories

Inventories held by apparel, piece goods and notions wholesalers in November were valued at $29.8 billion, an increase of 5.4 percent over the same period a year earlier.

Shipments of audio and video equipment fall 14 percent in August

Shipments for audio and video equipment decreased $48 million, or 14 percent, to $295 million in August, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in October.

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