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U.S. Department of Commerce Determines First Seasonal Factors for ISM Non-Manufacturing Report On Business® (con't)

FOR RELEASE: January 18, 2002

Contact: Kristen Kioa
  ISM, Media Relations
  Tempe, Arizona
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2002 Seasonal Adjustment Factors for Selected ISM Non-Manufacturing Indexes

(Prepared by G. McKittrick, Economist, U.S. Department of Commerce, 202/482-2343)



  Business Activity New Orders Employment Imports
January 2002 0.908 0.921 0.966 0.914
February 2002 0.980 0.986 0.952 0.949
March 2002 1.055 1.048 1.023 1.064
April 2002 1.067 1.073 1.013 1.015
May 2002 1.023 1.048 1.011 1.027
June 2002 1.049 1.064 1.038 0.996
July 2002 0.979 0.951 1.060 1.027
August 2002 0.982 0.988 0.994 1.015
September 2002 1.049 1.042 0.976 1.075
October 2002 0.988 0.992 0.985 0.975
November 2002 0.984 0.974 1.002 0.980
December 2002 0.942 0.914 0.981 0.966


Non-Manufacturing Seasonally Adjusted Indexes 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001

  Business Activity New Orders Employment Imports
  Unadjusted Seasonally Adjusted Unadjusted Seasonally Adjusted Unadjusted Seasonally Adjusted Unadjusted Seasonally Adjusted
July 1997 59.2 59.0 58.6 58.5 54.0 54.0 55.7 55.6
August 1997 61.9 62.5 60.4 60.1 54.0 54.0 48.3 48.4
September 1997 59.0 58.8 59.1 58.9 53.5 53.3 48.2 47.5
October 1997 62.9 62.1 60.2 59.7 51.1 50.8 50.4 50.7
November 1997 62.2 61.5 61.9 60.9 56.3 55.9 50.8 50.3
December 1997 59.4 57.1 59.3 58.6 55.4 54.8 53.1 52.2
 
January 1998 60.1 61.1 56.3 57.3 55.4 54.9 51.1 51.5
February 1998 58.7 58.7 58.8 58.8 54.5 54.6 52.4 52.6
March 1998 56.5 57.2 55.6 56.0 53.8 54.0 49.5 50.0
April 1998 58.2 58.9 57.0 57.5 51.6 52.1 51.7 52.1
May 1998 60.9 61.5 59.9 60.1 52.9 53.3 52.4 52.8
June 1998 58.2 58.9 55.9 56.0 51.8 52.5 54.4 54.5
July 1998 59.2 59.0 58.1 58.0 52.1 52.1 50.8 50.9
August 1998 51.5 52.1 55.4 55.3 52.5 52.5 55.3 55.2
September 1998 57.6 57.1 55.7 55.3 54.0 53.7 53.1 52.0
October 1998 54.3 53.6 54.1 53.8 53.1 53.0 48.3 48.8
November 1998 55.4 54.4 54.6 53.7 52.3 52.0 51.3 50.7
December 1998 57.1 54.4 54.3 53.5 51.3 50.7 51.4 50.3
 
January 1999 57.0 58.5 56.3 57.8 51.8 51.2 52.7 53.1
February 1999 57.2 57.3 56.3 56.5 51.9 52.0 51.9 52.7
March 1999 59.4 59.9 58.5 58.6 50.8 51.0 54.7 55.3
April 1999 59.1 60.2 57.9 58.4 52.0 52.6 52.2 52.6
May 1999 57.1 58.0 56.1 56.3 52.9 53.4 53.9 54.4
June 1999 57.8 58.3 60.2 60.2 54.6 55.4 51.5 51.9
July 1999 61.3 61.1 58.1 57.9 53.6 53.5 57.7 55.9
August 1999 58.9 59.9 59.4 59.7 52.5 52.4 52.8 52.3
September 1999 59.5 58.7 59.6 58.8 51.9 51.4 57.0 55.5
October 1999 60.9 60.3 61.2 60.9 51.6 51.7 54.9 55.7
November 1999 58.1 56.5 57.7 56.7 50.3 50.0 54.5 53.8
December 1999 64.0 60.4 62.6 61.7 53.4 52.7 52.5 50.8
 
January 2000 55.4 57.3 59.4 61.2 52.8 52.3 54.9 54.9
February 2000 58.2 58.8 58.8 59.5 52.4 52.5 50.4 51.9
March 2000 60.8 61.0 61.8 61.5 54.7 54.8 54.2 54.7
April 2000 60.0 61.0 60.2 60.7 54.5 55.2 54.1 54.6
May 2000 58.5 59.7 59.9 60.3 53.4 53.9 54.4 54.7
June 2000 60.6 61.0 60.2 60.0 53.7 54.5 51.5 52.6
July 2000 57.2 56.7 60.2 59.9 50.7 50.6 52.8 53.1
August 2000 59.4 60.8 59.4 60.0 54.5 54.4 54.8 53.9
September 2000 60.5 59.3 59.6 58.7 54.0 53.3 47.7 46.0
October 2000 58.8 58.6 58.1 58.0 54.1 54.3 57.9 58.9
November 2000 61.2 59.5 58.7 57.9 54.3 54.2 55.5 54.7
December 2000 61.1 56.9 57.0 56.0 52.8 52.1 55.2 53.4
 
January 2001 50.1 52.1 49.9 51.5 52.3 51.8 50.0 49.8
February 2001 51.7 52.4 51.3 52.1 50.3 50.4 46.8 48.7
March 2001 50.3 50.3 52.2 51.6 49.4 49.4 48.1 48.4
April 2001 47.1 47.8 45.9 46.2 46.7 47.3 49.3 49.8
May 2001 46.6 47.8 48.6 49.1 46.6 47.0 48.5 48.7
June 2001 52.1 52.4 53.1 52.7 45.1 45.8 48.6 50.0
July 2001 48.9 48.5 48.6 48.4 46.4 46.3 49.9 50.1
August 2001 45.5 46.7 45.9 46.5 45.9 45.8 53.8 52.8
September 2001 50.2 49.1 49.8 48.9 46.7 46.1 55.0 52.7
October 2001 40.6 40.4 40.4 40.3 43.5 43.7 49.8 50.7
November 2001 51.3 49.8 48.3 47.7 44.3 44.3 52.4 51.6
December 2001 54.2 50.1 52.6 51.5 45.1 44.4 57.9 55.9



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