First County GDP Numbers Reveal Differences in Local Economies

Real gross domestic product increased in 1,931 of the nation’s counties and decreased in 1,159 counties in 2015, according to prototype statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. The inflation-adjusted data show GDP unchanged in 23 counties.

October 2018 Trade Gap is $55.5 Billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in October 2018 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $54.6 billion in September (revised) to $55.5 billion in October, as exports decreased and imports increased. The… Read More

First County GDP Numbers Coming Soon

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis on Dec. 12 will provide an unprecedented look at the size and growth of more than 3,000 county economies across the nation.

Comprehensive Update of Industry Accounts Now Available

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis has released a comprehensive update of its industry statistics, including improvements that reflect the evolving U.S. economy, update the benchmark year, and provide more detailed annual and quarterly data.

Real Consumer Spending Rises in October

Personal income increased 0.5 percent in October after increasing 0.2 percent in September. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.3 percent in October, the same increase as in September.

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GDP Increases in Third Quarter

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 3.5 percent in the third quarter of 2018, according to the “second” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The growth rate was unrevised from the “advance” estimate released in October. In the second quarter, real GDP increased 4.2… Read More

A Detailed Look at Services Supplied to and Received From Foreigners

Looking for the most-up-to-date detailed information on services supplied to and received from foreigners? A recent article in the October Survey of Current Business highlights the latest annual international… Read More

Local Area Personal Income: 2017

Personal income increased in 2,787 counties, decreased in 318, and was unchanged in 8 in 2017. Personal income increased 4.5 percent in the metropolitan portion of the United States and increased 3.2 percent in the nonmetropolitan portion in 2017. The change in personal income ranged from -41.4… Read More

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by State: Second Quarter 2018

  • Real gross domestic product increased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the second quarter of 2018. The percent change in real GDP in the second quarter ranged from 6.0 percent in Texas to 2.5 percent in Delaware.
  • Information services; real estate and… Read More

Guam GDP Increases in 2017

The estimates of GDP for Guam show that real GDP—GDP adjusted to remove price changes—increased 0.2 percent in 2017 after increasing 0.3 percent in 2016. For comparison, real GDP for the United States increased 2.2 percent in 2017 after increasing 1.6 percent in 2016.

Activities of U.S. Affiliates of Foreign Multinational Enterprises, 2016

Majority-owned U.S. affiliates (MOUSAs) of foreign multinational enterprises (MNEs) employed 7.1 million workers (preliminary) in the United States in 2016, a 3.9 percent increase from 6.8 million (revised) in 2015, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Changes to BEA's Regional Data Tables Improve Consistency

The Bureau of Economic Analysis made changes today to some of our tables showing data about states, counties, metro areas, and other local areas. The changes make the presentation of data more consistent across BEA’s regional tables.

These changes in the way gross domestic product and… Read More