Gross Domestic Income

Real gross domestic income (GDI) increased 4.3 percent in the third quarter, compared with an increase of 0.9 percent in the second quarter. The average of real GDP and real GDI, a supplemental measure of U.S. economic activity that equally weights GDP and GDI, increased 3.8 percent in the third quarter, compared with an increase of 2.5 percent in the second quarter (table 1).

Quarterly
3rd quarter 2018:
4.3 percent
2nd quarter 2018:
0.9 percent
Annual
2017:
2.3 percent
2016:
0.8 percent

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  • Current Release: December 21, 2018
  • Next Release: March 28, 2019

What is Gross Domestic Income?

A measure of U.S. economic activity based on incomes. In theory, GDI should equal gross domestic product, but the different source data yield different results. BEA considers GDP more reliable because it's based on timelier, more expansive data.

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