Monthly Overview:National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA) Estimates

Addressing Residual Seasonality

2017 Annual Update

  • Background materials
  • Draft of Updated Table Formats
  • 2017 NIPA Annual Update Table Release Plan
    • June 20: Web release of draft formats for new and modified NIPA tables, including table titles, line stubs, and footnotes, but no estimates.
    • July 28: At 8:30 A.M., GDP news release for 2017:Q2 (Advance Estimates), Annual Update: 2014 through First Quarter 2017. Web release of the quarterly "Selected" NIPA tables through BEA's interactive data application.
    • August 1: At 8:30 A.M., Personal income and outlays news release for June 2017 and Web release of monthly NIPA tables through BEA's interactive data application.
    • By August 4: Web release of "Underlying Detail" tables through BEA's interactive data application.
    • By August 11: Web release of most NIPA tables not included in the "Selected" NIPA tables through BEA's interactive data application.
    • Mid-August: In the August Survey of Current Business, publication of the article that details the results of the 2017 annual update of the NIPAs which includes:

      The seven NIPA summary accounts
      The table of selected components and major source data
      The tables of revisions to major aggregates

    • Sep-Dec: Release of NIPA tables 2.9, 3.15-3.23, 5.10, 7.15, and 7.19, and of the fixed assets accounts tables and of the integrated macroeconomic accounts through BEA's interactive data application.

2016 Annual Update

2015 Annual Revision

2014 Annual Revision

2013 Comprehensive Revision

2012 Annual Revision

2011 Annual Revision

2010 Annual Revision

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2009 Comprehensive Revision

On July 31, 2009, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the results of the comprehensive, or benchmark, revision of the national income and product accounts (NIPAs). 
The comprehensive revision incorporated the results of the 2002 benchmark input-output (I-O) accounts as well as changes in definitions, classifications, statistical methods, source data, and presentation.

NIPA Annual Revisions

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2003 Comprehensive Revision

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Concepts and Methods

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Chain-type Measures

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NIPA-related Articles

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NIPA-related Research Papers


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1999 Comprehensive NIPA Revision

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Earlier Comprehensive NIPA Revision Articles

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