Chicago Business Barometer

The Chicago Business Barometer, reported by MNI Indicators, provides a monthly snapshot of U.S. economic activity as seen by a survey panel of local purchasing and supply management professionals. It consists of seven business activity indicators and three buying policy indicators. This data is available to our executive and premium members and dates back to January 2008.

Chicago Business Barometer

wdt_ID Date Index 3MMA
1 January 1, 2008 51.5
2 February 1, 2008 44.5
3 March 1, 2008 48.2
4 April 1, 2008 48.3
5 May 1, 2008 49.1
6 June 1, 2008 49.6
7 July 1, 2008 50.8
8 August 1, 2008 57.9
9 September 1, 2008 55.9
10 October 1, 2008 38.3
11 November 1, 2008 33.6
12 December 1, 2008 35.1
13 January 1, 2009 33.3
14 February 1, 2009 34.2
15 March 1, 2009 31.4
16 April 1, 2009 40.1
17 May 1, 2009 34.9
18 June 1, 2009 39.9
19 July 1, 2009 43.4
20 August 1, 2009 50.0
21 September 1, 2009 46.0
22 October 1, 2009 53.2
23 November 1, 2009 55.5
24 December 1, 2009 58.7
25 January 1, 2010 61.5
26 February 1, 2010 62.6
27 March 1, 2010 58.8
28 April 1, 2010 63.8
29 May 1, 2010 59.7
30 June 1, 2010 59.1
31 July 1, 2010 62.3
32 August 1, 2010 57.3
33 September 1, 2010 60.6
34 October 1, 2010 60.2
35 November 1, 2010 61.9
36 December 1, 2010 66.8
37 January 1, 2011 68.8 65.8
38 February 1, 2011 71.2 68.9
39 March 1, 2011 70.6 70.2
40 April 1, 2011 67.6 69.8
41 May 1, 2011 56.6 64.9
42 June 1, 2011 61.1 61.8
43 July 1, 2011 58.8 58.8
44 August 1, 2011 58.1 59.3
45 September 1, 2011 61.3 59.4
46 October 1, 2011 59.3 59.6
47 November 1, 2011 62.5 61.0
48 December 1, 2011 62.2 61.3
49 January 1, 2012 60.2 61.6
50 February 1, 2012 64.0 62.1
51 March 1, 2012 62.2 62.1
52 April 1, 2012 56.2 60.8
53 May 1, 2012 52.7 57.0
54 June 1, 2012 52.9 53.9
55 July 1, 2012 53.7 53.1
56 August 1, 2012 54.1 53.6
57 September 1, 2012 50.9 52.9
58 October 1, 2012 50.7 51.9
59 November 1, 2012 50.2 50.6
60 December 1, 2012 50.0 50.3
61 January 1, 2013 55.6 51.9
62 February 1, 2013 56.8 54.1
63 March 1, 2013 52.4 54.9
64 April 1, 2013 49.0 52.7
65 May 1, 2013 58.7 53.4
66 June 1, 2013 51.6 53.1
67 July 1, 2013 52.3 54.2
68 August 1, 2013 53.0 52.3
69 September 1, 2013 55.7 53.7
70 October 1, 2013 65.9 58.2
71 November 1, 2013 63.0 61.5
72 December 1, 2013 60.8 63.2
73 January 1, 2014 59.6 61.1
74 February 1, 2014 59.8 60.1
75 March 1, 2014 55.9 58.4
76 April 1, 2014 63.0 59.6
77 May 1, 2014 65.5 61.5
78 June 1, 2014 62.6 63.7
79 July 1, 2014 52.6 60.2
80 August 1, 2014 64.3 59.8
81 September 1, 2014 60.5 59.1
82 October 1, 2014 66.2 63.7
83 November 1, 2014 60.8 62.5
84 December 1, 2014 58.8 61.9
85 January 1, 2015 59.2 59.6
86 February 1, 2015 47.6 55.2
87 March 1, 2015 46.3 51.0
88 April 1, 2015 52.3 48.7
89 May 1, 2015 46.2 48.3
90 June 1, 2015 49.4 49.3
91 July 1, 2015 54.0 49.9
92 August 1, 2015 54.4 52.6
93 September 1, 2015 48.7 52.4
94 October 1, 2015 56.2 53.1
95 November 1, 2015 48.7 51.2
96 December 1, 2015 42.9 49.3
97 January 1, 2016 55.6 49.1
98 February 1, 2016 49.6 49.4
99 March 1, 2016 53.6 52.9
100 April 1, 2016 50.4 51.2
101 May 1, 2016 50.3 51.4
102 June 1, 2016 55.2 52.0
103 July 1, 2016 54.4 53.3
104 August 1, 2016 51.5 53.7
105 September 1, 2016 54.2 53.4
106 October 1, 2016 50.6 52.1
107 November 1, 2016 57.6 54.1
108 December 1, 2016 53.9 54.0
109 January 1, 2017 50.3 53.9
110 February 1, 2017 57.4 53.9
111 March 1, 2017 57.7 55.1
112 April 1, 2017 58.3 57.8
113 May 1, 2017 59.4 58.5
114 June 1, 2017 65.7 61.1
115 July 1, 2017 58.9 61.3
116 August 1, 2017 58.9 61.2
117 September 1, 2017 65.2 61.0
118 October 1, 2017 66.2 63.4
119 November 1, 2017 63.9 65.1
120 December 1, 2017 67.8 66.0
121 January 1, 2018 65.7 65.8
122 February 1, 2018 61.9 65.1
123 March 1, 2018 57.4 61.7
124 April 1, 2018 57.6 59.0
125 May 1, 2018 62.7 59.2
126 June 1, 2018 64.1 61.5
127 July 1, 2018 65.5 64.1
128 August 1, 2018 63.6 64.4
129 September 1, 2018 60.4 63.2
130 October 1, 2018 58.4 60.8
131 November 1, 2018 66.4 61.7
132 December 1, 2018 63.8 62.9
133 January 1, 2019 56.7 62.3
134 February 1, 2019 64.7 61.7
135 March 1, 2019 58.7 60.0
136 April 1, 2019 52.6 58.7
137 May 1, 2019 54.2 55.2
138 June 1, 2019 49.7 52.2
139 July 1, 2019 44.4 49.4
140 August 1, 2019 50.4 48.2
141 September 1, 2019 47.1 47.3
142 October 1, 2019 43.2 46.9
143 November 1, 2019 46.3 45.5
144 December 1, 2019 48.9 46.1
145 January 1, 2020 42.9 46.0
146 February 1, 2020 49.0 46.9
147 March 1, 2020 47.8 46.6
148 April 1, 2020 35.4 44.1
149 May 1, 2020 32.3 38.5
150 June 1, 2020 36.6 34.8
151 July 1, 2020 51.9 40.3
152 August 1, 2020 51.2 46.6
153 September 1, 2020 62.4 55.2
154 October 1, 2020 61.1 58.2
155 November 1, 2020 58.2 60.6
156 December 1, 2020 58.7 59.3
157 January 1, 2021 63.8 60.2
158 February 1, 2021 59.5 60.7
159 March 1, 2021 66.4 63.2
160 April 1, 2021 72.1 66.0
161 May 1, 2021 75.2 71.2
162 June 1, 2021 66.1 71.1
163 July 1, 2021 73.4 71.6
164 August 1, 2021 66.8 68.8
165 September 1, 2021 64.7 68.3
166 October 1, 2021 68.4 66.6
167 November 1, 2021 61.8 65.0
168 December 1, 2021 64.3 64.8
169 January 1, 2022 65.2 63.8
170 February 1, 2022 56.3 61.9
171 March 1, 2022 62.9 61.5
172 April 1, 2022 56.4 58.5
173 May 1, 2022 60.3 59.9
174 June 1, 2022 56.0 57.6
175 July 1, 2022 52.1 56.1
176 August 1, 2022 52.2 53.4
177 September 1, 2022 45.7 50.0
178 October 1, 2022 45.2 47.7
179 November 1, 2022 37.2 42.7
180 December 1, 2022 44.9 42.4
181 January 1, 2023 44.3 42.1
182 February 1, 2023 43.6 44.3
183 March 1, 2023 43.8 43.9
184 April 1, 2023 48.6 45.3
185 May 1, 2023 40.4 44.3
186 June 1, 2023 42.8 43.9
187 July 1, 2023 42.8 42.0
188 August 1, 2023 48.7 44.8
189 September 1, 2023 44.1 45.2
190 October 1, 2023 45.0 45.9
191 November 1, 2023 55.6 48.2
192 December 1, 2023 47.2 49.3
193 January 1, 2024 46.0 49.6
194 February 1, 2024 44.0 45.7
195 March 1, 2024 41.4 42.8
196 April 1, 2024 37.9 41.1
197 May 1, 2024 35.4 38.2
198 June 1, 2024 47.4 40.2
Date Index 3MMA