Personal Income and Outlays, August 2019

August 2019:
0.4 percent (personal income)
July 2019:
0.1 percent (personal income)

Personal income increased 0.4 percent in August after increasing 0.1 percent in July. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.6 percent in August after increasing 0.2 percent in July.

  • Current Release: September 27, 2019
  • Next Release: October 31, 2019

What is Personal Income?

Income that people get from wages and salaries, Social Security and other government benefits, dividends and interest, business ownership, and other sources. These statistics can offer clues to Americans' financial health and future consumer spending.

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