Chart 21 Real Private Nonresidential Fixed Investment: Equipment and Software

Year Quarter Civilian Unemployment Rate: 16 yr + (seasonally adjusted, percent) Real Private Nonresidential Fixed Investment: Equipment and Software (percent change - year to year; seasonally adjusted annual rate, chain-weighted in 2000 dollars) Recession Quarter? (yes/no)
1976 1 7.7 1.03% no
1976 2 7.6 4.97% no
1976 3 7.7 6.28% no
1976 4 7.8 7.40% no
1977 1 7.5 9.54% no
1977 2 7.1 11.35% no
1977 3 6.9 11.30% no
1977 4 6.7 12.84% no
1978 1 6.3 9.67% no
1978 2 6.0 15.62% no
1978 3 6.0 17.21% no
1978 4 5.9 17.06% no
1979 1 5.9 18.52% no
1979 2 5.7 8.95% no
1979 3 5.9 8.49% no
1979 4 6.0 5.36% no
1980 1 6.3 4.17% yes
1980 2 7.3 -0.79% yes
1980 3 7.7 -3.09% yes
1980 4 7.4 -1.30% no
1981 1 7.4 -0.80% no
1981 2 7.4 6.61% no
1981 3 7.4 8.40% yes
1981 4 8.2 8.73% yes
1982 1 8.8 4.44% yes
1982 2 9.4 -1.28% yes
1982 3 9.9 -6.85% yes
1982 4 10.7 -10.90% yes
1983 1 10.4 -10.38% no
1983 2 10.1 -5.95% no
1983 3 9.4 1.71% no
1983 4 8.5 10.54% no
1984 1 7.9 16.28% no
1984 2 7.4 20.63% no
1984 3 7.4 19.24% no
1984 4 7.3 14.71% no
1985 1 7.2 12.37% no
1985 2 7.3 8.56% no
1985 3 7.2 3.48% no
1985 4 7.0 2.76% no
1986 1 7.0 0.20% no
1986 2 7.2 -3.69% no
1986 3 7.0 -3.62% no
1986 4 6.8 -4.30% no
1987 1 6.6 -5.62% no
1987 2 6.3 -0.86% no
1987 3 6.0 3.85% no
1987 4 5.8 2.58% no
1988 1 5.7 6.27% no
1988 2 5.5 6.33% no
1988 3 5.5 3.54% no
1988 4 5.3 4.86% no
1989 1 5.2 5.84% no
1989 2 5.2 4.76% no
1989 3 5.2 7.21% no
1989 4 5.4 4.54% no
1990 1 5.3 4.16% no
1990 2 5.3 0.94% no
1990 3 5.7 -1.27% yes
1990 4 6.1 -1.71% yes
1991 1 6.6 -5.50% yes
1991 2 6.8 -4.75% no
1991 3 6.9 -6.25% no
1991 4 7.1 -4.93% no
1992 1 7.4 -2.84% no
1992 2 7.6 1.98% no
1992 3 7.6 5.05% no
1992 4 7.4 8.82% no
1993 1 7.1 9.94% no
1993 2 7.1 8.57% no
1993 3 6.8 7.58% no
1993 4 6.6 8.80% no
1994 1 6.6 9.24% no
1994 2 6.2 8.53% no
1994 3 6.0 9.36% no
1994 4 5.6 9.60% no
1995 1 5.5 12.94% no
1995 2 5.7 11.50% no
1995 3 5.7 10.19% no
1995 4 5.6 7.65% no
1996 1 5.5 5.98% no
1996 2 5.5 8.27% no
1996 3 5.3 11.12% no
1996 4 5.3 11.85% no
1997 1 5.2 11.93% no
1997 2 5.0 11.50% no
1997 3 4.9 13.43% no
1997 4 4.7 11.37% no
1998 1 4.6 12.26% no
1998 2 4.4 12.93% no
1998 3 4.5 8.46% no
1998 4 4.4 10.91% no
1999 1 4.3 9.23% no
1999 2 4.3 9.18% no
1999 3 4.2 10.74% no
1999 4 4.1 7.69% no
2000 1 4.0 9.39% no
2000 2 3.9 9.87% no
2000 3 4.0 7.87% no
2000 4 3.9 7.83% no
2001 1 4.2 3.15% yes
2001 2 4.4 -3.91% yes
2001 3 4.8 -6.10% yes
2001 4 5.5 -9.59% yes
2002 1 5.7 -11.67% no
2002 2 5.8 -9.82% no
2002 3 5.7 -8.66% no
2002 4 5.9 -6.53% no
2003 1 5.9 -3.55% no
2003 2 6.1 -0.04% no
2003 3 6.1 3.16% no
2003 4 5.9 5.61% no
2004 1 5.7 7.94% no
2004 2 5.6 9.20% no
2004 3 5.4 9.35% no
2004 4 5.4 10.90% no
2005 1 5.2 10.32% no
2005 2 5.1 9.17% no
2005 3 5.0 8.33% no
2005 4 4.9 6.40% no

Sources: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics/Haver..