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Release Number CB19-TPS.12
Component ID: #ti1832455675

March 13, 2019 — Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released the Annual Capital Expenditures Survey report for data year 2017. The survey provides relevant and timely estimates of all nonfarm business expenditures during the year for new and used structures and equipment. Expenditures also include capitalized leasehold improvements and capitalized interest charges on loans used to finance investments. These estimates are provided at the economic sector level, based on the 2012 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), as well as for industries within those sectors at the NAICS three-digit and selected four-digit levels.

These statistics provide important input for federal agencies constructing composite national economic measures, including the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ estimates of private-fixed investments, a major component of gross domestic product; the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ estimates of capital stocks for productivity analysis; and the Federal Reserve Board’s Flow of Funds accounts.

Every five years data is collected on detailed types of structures and types of equipment. These results from the 2017 survey will be released at the end of March 2019.

No news release associated with this report. Tip Sheet only.



Moniqua Roberts-Gray
Public Information Office

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