Gross Domestic Product, First Quarter 2024 (Second Estimate) and Corporate Profits (Preliminary)

Q1 2024 (2nd)
Q4 2023

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 1.3 percent in the first quarter of 2024, according to the "second" estimate. In the fourth quarter of 2023, real GDP increased 3.4 percent. The increase in the first quarter primarily reflected increases in consumer spending and housing investment that were partly offset by a decrease in inventory investment. Imports, which are a subtraction in the calculation of GDP, increased.

  • Current release: May 30, 2024
  • Next release: June 27, 2024

What is Gross Domestic Product?

A comprehensive measure of U.S. economic activity. GDP measures the value of the final goods and services produced in the United States (without double counting the intermediate goods and services used up to produce them). Changes in GDP are the most popular indicator of the nation's overall economic health.

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