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BEA Inadvertently Released Monthly Current Dollar Personal Consumption Expenditure Data

Affected Data to be Made Available Immediately

There has been an inadvertent release of some of BEAs personal consumption expenditure data for November as well as for previous months via BEAs API (application programming interface). BEAs personal income and outlays data for November are scheduled for public release on Dec. 23 at 8:30 a.m. eastern time. Because some data were inadvertently released ahead of the official release time, BEA will immediately release the data that were affected, consistent with our protocol. Those data cover current dollar personal consumption expenditure statistics for July through November as well as current dollar breakouts for goods, durables, nondurables, and services. BEA will take steps to ensure that this does not happen again and will take all appropriate action to safeguard economic data. BEA will release the entire personal income and outlays report for November as scheduled on Dec. 23 at 8:30 a.m. eastern.