This statistic shows the restaurant industry performance index in the United States from 2011 to 2014, by month. In September 2013, the U.S. restaurant industry received an index score of 100.2.
The Restaurant industry performance index is a statistical barometer measuring the overall health of the U.S. restaurant industry. The index is based on the results of the monthly Restaurant Industry Tracking Survey composed of a variety of indicators including sales, traffic, labor and capital expenditures.
A value above 100 signals a period of expansion while a value below 100 signals a period of contraction.
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