The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) began publishing the Survey of Current Business in an online only format in February 2014 in response to declining usage of the printed version and budgetary pressures.
Going forward, BEA intends to make further changes to the online Survey. In August, BEA intends to stop publishing PDF versions of the charts and tables that typically appear in the “Charts, Tables and More” section.
Rest assured, these data remain available through BEA’s interactive data system, which allows users to customize and download the data in a variety of ways. In addition, BEA provides economic series as originally released in an online archive.
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GDP and the Economy: Preliminary Estimates for the Second Quarter of 2008
Real GDP increased 3.3 percent after increasing 0.9 percent in the first quarter. Prices paid by U.S. residents rose 4.2 percent after rising 3.5 percent, reflecting accelerating energy and food prices.
Government Receipts and Expenditures: Second Quarter of 2008
Net government saving decreased $329.4 billion to –$712.5 billion. Net federal government saving decreased $305.5 billion to –$636.2 billion. Net state and local government saving decreased $23.9 billion to –$76.3 billion.
Newly Available NIPA Tables
As part of the annual NIPA revision, statistics on government spending by function, changes in the net stock of produced assets, and a comparison of NIPA and USDA net farm income are presented.
Fixed Assets and Consumer Durable Goods for 1998–2007
Statistics on (1) the net stock of equipment and software and of business and government structures and (2) the net stock of consumer durable goods. Both reflect the annual NIPA revision.
Direct Investment, 2004–2007: Detailed Historical-Cost Positions and Related Capital and Income Flows
Statistics on (1) the direct investment positions and international transactions of U.S and foreign multinational companies and (2) the composition of investment by U.S. companies abroad and foreign companies in the United States.
Personal Income for Metropolitan Areas for 2007 Personal income growth slowed in 208 of the nation’s 363 metropolitan areas. Growth in metropolitan areas averaged 6.0 percent, down from 6.5 percent in 2006.
Upcoming in the Survey...
U.S. International Services. Statistics on cross-border trade in services for 2007 and sales of services through affiliates for 2006.
State Personal Income. Revised annual and quarterly estimates for 2005–2007 and for the first and second quarters of 2008.