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Monthly Historic Releases

Important Notice

The MWTS releases below do not contain the most current data. Please refer to the wholesale time series tables for Adjusted data, [277KB] and Not Adjusted [302KB] revised data or create your own customizable time series at: Time Series/Trend Charts logo Time Series/Trend Charts

Historical Monthly Wholesale Trade Releases

Each link represents a different data month. All data is downloadable as an Adobe PDF File. The file size is listed next to the month.

  • 2014Jan [86KB] | Feb [170KB] | Mar [170KB] | Apr [170KB] | May [169KB] |
  • 2006:  Jan [139KB] |  Feb [134KB] | Mar [280KB] | Apr [280KB] | May [260KB] | June [154KB] | July [340KB] | Aug [152KB] | Sep [257KB] old sample.| Sep [153KB] new sample.| Oct [375KB] |
    Nov [131KB] | Dec [158KB]

Time Series Data (Prior to NAICS)

The following excel files present the final time series estimates from the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system (based on the 1987 SIC manual). The two files below include sales estimates from January 1967 - March 2001 and inventories and inventories/sales ratios estimates from December 1980 - March 2001. For comparisons between the SIC and NAICS classification systems, please see the Concordances Table.

Archived Historical Monthly Wholesale Trade Releases (Prior to NAICS)

Each link below contains all of the monthly releases available for that specific year. All data is downloadable as an Adobe PDF File. The file size is listed next to the year.

  • 2000 [7.52MB] | 2001 [1.16MB]
  • 1990 [19.26MB] | 1991 [8.62MB] | 1992 [8.01MB] | 1993 [8.23MB] | 1994 [7.69MB] | 1995 [7.45MB] | 1996 [8.00MB] | 1997 [7.19MB] | 1998 [7.14MB] | 1999 [7.27MB]
  • 1980 [27.92MB] | 1981 [38.07MB] | 1982 [10.50MB] | 1983 [12.98MB] | 1984 [14.33MB] | 1985 [15.49MB] | 1986 [15.25MB] | 1987 [11.39MB] | 1988 [19.33MB] | 1989 [18.52MB]
  • 1971 [38.15MB] | 1972 [37.18MB] | 1973 [37.54MB] | 1974 [17.86MB] | 1978 [46.39MB] | 1979 [30.68MB]
  • 1960 [31.75MB] | 1961 [32.67MB] | 1962 [38.73MB] | 1964 [47.05MB] | 1965 [47.84MB] | 1966 [26.70MB]
  • 1950 [8.42MB] | 1951 [8.41MB] | 1952 [7.47MB] | 1953 [7.96MB] | 1954 [7.67MB] | 1955 [8.17MB] | 1956 [11.56MB] | 1957 [20.81MB] | 1958 [4.27MB] | 1959 [5.04MB]
  • 1940 [14.96MB] | 1941 [13.83MB] | 1942 [11.29MB] | 1943 [11.23MB] | 1944 [11.54MB] | 1945 [12.45MB] | 1946 [12.25MB] | 1947 [13.51MB] | 1948 [11.97MB] | 1949 [7.90MB]
  • 1936 [7.15MB] | 1937 [7.80MB] | 1938 [9.85MB] | 1939 [15.68MB]
  • Historic releases for the years 1963, 1967-1970, 1975-1977 are not available in PDF form.
    Certain years may also be missing months because the data is not available in PDF form. For details on missing months/years, please email us or call us at 301-763-6856.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Service Sector Statistics Division | Last Revised: June 16, 2014