Gross Domestic Income

Quarterly
1st quarter 2019:
3.2 percent
4th quarter 2018:
0.8 percent
Annual
2018:
2.5 percent
2017:
2.1 percent

Real gross domestic income (GDI) increased 3.2 percent in the first quarter, compared with an increase of 0.8 percent in the fourth quarter. The average of real GDP and real GDI, a supplemental measure of U.S. economic activity that equally weights GDP and GDI, increased 3.1 percent in the first quarter, compared with an increase of 0.9 percent in the fourth quarter.

Note: Gross domestic income is not available with the first (advance) estimate of GDP for each quarter.

  • Current Release: July 26, 2019
  • Next Release: August 29, 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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