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Monthly Historical Data

Important Notice

The MWTS releases below do not contain the most current data. Please refer to the wholesale time series tables for Adjusted data [146KB] and Not Adjusted [154KB] 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.

  • 2019Jan [238KB] | Feb [265KB] | Mar [235KB] | Apr [235KB] | May [234KB] | Jun [235KB] | Jul [239KB] | Aug [234KB] |
  • 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]

Annual Revision Reports through 2019

Data is available as an Adobe PDF or Excel File. The file size is listed next to the file type.

For information on sampling variability related to the data contained in the annual revision reports, please refer to the current Estimates of Sampling Variability Excel [34KB].

  • 2019 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2019):
    • Summary of revisions/methodology PDF [45KB]
    • Adjusted Revision Summary Excel [430KB]
    • Not Adjusted Revision Summary Excel [438KB]
  • 2018 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2018): Full Report PDF [2281KB]
  • 2017 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2017): Full Report PDF [2044KB]
  • 2016 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2016): Full Report PDF [2044KB]
  • 2015 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2015): Full Report PDF [2018KB]
  • 2014 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2014): Full Report PDF [2754KB]
  • 2013 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - March 2013): Full Report PDF [1644KB]
  • 2012 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2012): Full Report PDF [650KB]
  • 2011 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2011): Full Report PDF [2481KB]
  • 2010 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2010): Full Report PDF [714KB]
  • 2009 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2009): Full Report PDF [489KB]
  • 2008 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2008): Full Report PDF [613KB]
  • 2007 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2007): Full Report PDF [1162KB]
  • 2006 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2006): Full Report PDF [1099KB]
  • 2005 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2005): Full Report PDF [722KB]
  • 2004 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - December 2003): Full Report PDF [1271KB]
  • 2003 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2003): Full Report PDF [1327KB]
  • 2002 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - January 2002): Full Report PDF [877KB]
  • 2001 Annual Revisions (January 1992 - March 2001): Full Report PDF [502KB]
  • 2000 Annual Revisions (January 1990 - February 2000): Full Report PDF [557KB]
  • 1999 Annual Revisions (January 1989 - May 1999): Full Report PDF [353KB]
  • 1998 Annual Revisions (January 1988 - February 1998): Full Report PDF [348KB]
  • 1997 Annual Revisions (January 1987 - February 1997): Full Report PDF [436KB]

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 | Economic Indicators Division | Last Revised: November 15, 2019