Table 17.—Return on Assets of Nonfinancial U.S. Affiliates and U.S. Domestic Nonfinancial Corporations, 1984-94

Nonfinancial U.S. affiliates/1/U.S. domestic nonfinancial corporations
Billions of dollars Rate of return ((col.1/col. 4) × 100) (percent) Billions of dollars Rate of return ((col. 6/col. 9) × 100) (percent)
Property income Total assets/3/ Property income Total assets/3/
Total Profit-type return/2/ Monetary interest paid Total Profits from current production Monetary interest paid
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)(8)(9)(10)
198429.712.717.1455.56.5420.3212.7207.65,241.78.0
198524.89.515.3477.55.2443.5215.8227.75,530.98.0
198623.47.116.3523.04.5435.9195.5240.45,792.67.5
198726.68.717.9581.84.6477.0225.2251.86,080.37.8
198833.08.724.3695.34.8543.6257.5286.16,471.38.4
198937.24.932.3856.84.3583.3238.7344.66,873.38.5
199032.5-5.137.61,018.93.2585.5231.0354.57,046.48.3
199131.6-7.639.21,123.02.8565.5223.2342.36,931.58.2
199232.3-3.335.61,157.12.8551.0250.0301.06,755.28.2
199337.22.334.91,208.73.1583.2297.3285.96,797.28.6
199458.223.334.91,288.14.5653.7364.6289.17,063.29.3

1. Excludes finance, except depository institutions, and insurance (in addition to depository institutions, which are excluded from all data on U.S. affiliate operations).

2. Profit-type return as shown in table 16 plus a capital consumption adjustment (CCAdj). (Estimates of CCAdj by industry are not available.)

3. Average of beginning- an end-of-year value.

Sources of data for U.S. domestic nonfinancial corporations: (a) Property income and monetary interest paid are from tables 1.16 and 8.18 in the national income and product accounts, as revised in the January/February 1996 SURVEY OF CURRENT BUSINESS; (b) total assets are from Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Balance Sheets for the U.S. Economy, 1945-94, (Washington DC: June 1995).