Personal Income and Outlays, August 2018

August 2018:
0.3 percent
July 2018:
0.3 percent

Personal income increased 0.3 percent in August, the same increase as in July. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.5 percent in August after increasing 0.3 percent in July.

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  • Current release: September 28, 2018
  • Next release: October 29, 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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