Spending on Communications Equipment Peaked in June 2000

Annualized Percentage Change in Real Gross Product

Month
and
Year
New Orders - Communications Equipment (million dollars, seasonally adjusted)
Feb-92 3,259
Mar-92 3,548
Apr-92 3,139
May-92 3,470
Jun-92 3,532
Jul-92 3,675
Aug-92 3,595
Sep-92 3,243
Oct-92 3,026
Nov-92 3,989
Dec-92 3,577
Jan-93 3,591
Feb-93 3,056
Mar-93 3,138
Apr-93 3,576
May-93 3,680
Jun-93 3,707
Jul-93 3,719
Aug-93 4,081
Sep-93 3,930
Oct-93 3,890
Nov-93 4,250
Dec-93 3,718
Jan-94 4,060
Feb-94 4,476
Mar-94 4,013
Apr-94 4,412
May-94 3,976
Jun-94 4,366
Jul-94 4,102
Aug-94 4,153
Sep-94 4,479
Oct-94 4,049
Nov-94 4,473
Dec-94 5,004
Jan-95 5,122
Feb-95 4,004
Mar-95 5,182
Apr-95 5,064
May-95 5,328
Jun-95 4,515
Jul-95 5,439
Aug-95 4,640
Sep-95 5,208
Oct-95 6,339
Nov-95 4,741
Dec-95 5,437
Jan-96 5,837
Feb-96 5,225
Mar-96 5,450
Apr-96 5,262
May-96 4,762
Jun-96 4,755
Jul-96 5,871
Aug-96 5,790
Sep-96 3,949
Oct-96 6,956
Nov-96 6,023
Dec-96 3,119
Jan-97 6,168
Feb-97 7,152
Mar-97 6,598
Apr-97 6,630
May-97 7,019
Jun-97 7,911
Jul-97 7,411
Aug-97 7,713
Sep-97 8,122
Oct-97 6,897
Nov-97 6,724
Dec-97 6,650
Jan-98 8,429
Feb-98 8,099
Mar-98 7,961
Apr-98 7,153
May-98 8,532
Jun-98 7,289
Jul-98 6,478
Aug-98 7,567
Sep-98 6,834
Oct-98 8,062
Nov-98 7,609
Dec-98 7,104
Jan-99 8,231
Feb-99 7,942
Mar-99 8,151
Apr-99 8,048
May-99 8,001
Jun-99 7,712
Jul-99 8,978
Aug-99 8,385
Sep-99 9,470
Oct-99 10,192
Nov-99 10,370
Dec-99 11,084
Jan-00 11,198
Feb-00 8,540
Mar-00 10,119
Apr-00 11,070
May-00 8,979
Jun-00 13,337
Jul-00 10,413
Aug-00 9,516
Sep-00 9,856
Oct-00 9,680
Nov-00 9,893
Dec-00 8,290
Jan-01 9,696
Feb-01 7,763
Mar-01 7,793
Apr-01 7,310
May-01 6,109
Jun-01 5,273
Jul-01 6,034
Aug-01 5,922
Sep-01 3,645
Oct-01 5,414
Nov-01 5,526
Dec-01 5,484
Jan-02 5,962
Feb-02 5,996
Mar-02 5,337
Apr-02 5,975

Source: Bureau of the Census