Personal Income and Outlays, October 2018

October 2018:
0.5 percent (personal income)
September 2018:
0.2 percent (personal income)

Personal income increased $84.9 billion (0.5 percent) in October according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Disposable personal income (DPI) increased $81.7 billion (0.5 percent) and personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $86.9 billion (0.6 percent).

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  • Current Release: November 29, 2018
  • Next Release: December 21, 2018

What is Personal Income?

Income that people get from wages and salaries, Social Security and other government benefits, dividends and interest, business ownership, and other sources. These statistics can offer clues to Americans' financial health and future consumer spending.

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