Gross Domestic Product by State, Fourth Quarter 2018

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 49 states and the District of Columbia in the fourth quarter of 2018.  The percent change in real GDP in the fourth quarter ranged from 6.6 percent in Texas to 0.0 percent in Delaware.

Wholesale trade, mining, and information services…

Real Consumer Spending Rises In March

Personal income increased 0.1 percent in March after increasing 0.2 percent in February. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.4 percent in March after increasing 0.3 percent in February.

GDP Increases in First Quarter

Real gross domestic product increased 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2019, according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the fourth quarter of 2018, real GDP increased 2.2 percent.

Gross Domestic Product by Industry: Fourth Quarter 2018

Wholesale trade; mining; and information were the leading contributors to the increase in U.S. economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2018. Overall, 15 of 22 industry groups contributed to the 2.2 percent increase in real GDP in the fourth quarter.

February 2019 Trade Gap is $49.4 Billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit decreased in February 2019 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit decreased from $51.1 billion in January (revised) to $49.4 billion in February, as exports increased more than imports. The previously…

Digital Economy Accounted for 6.9 Percent of GDP in 2017

The digital economy accounted for 6.9 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product, or $1.35 trillion, in 2017, according to a new batch of statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis…

National Statistics Return to Normal Timetable in April

By the end of April, key national economic indicators will be on their original 2019 schedule, as the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ timetable of releases continues to recover from disruptions earlier in the year.

The advance, or first, estimate of gross domestic product for the first…

U.S. Net International Investment Position Fourth Quarter 2018

The U.S. net international investment position decreased to −$9,717.1 billion (preliminary) at the end of the fourth quarter of 2018 from −$9,634.8 billion (revised) at the end of the third quarter. The $82.4 billion decrease reflected net financial transactions of −$199.2 billion and net other…

U.S. Net International Investment Position Year 2018

The U.S. net international investment  position decreased to −$9,717.1 billion (preliminary) at the end of 2018 from −$7,725.0 billion at the end of 2017. The $1,992.1 billion decrease reflected net financial transactions of −$519.6 billion and net other changes in position, such as price and…

Personal Income Increases in February

Personal income increased 0.2 percent in February after decreasing 0.1 percent in January. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.3 percent in February, the same increase as in January.

GDP Increases in Fourth Quarter

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the “third” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The growth rate was revised down 0.4 percentage point from the “initial” estimate released in February. In the third quarter, real…

U.S. Current-Account Deficit Increases in 2018

The U.S. current-account deficit increased to $488.5 billion (preliminary) in 2018 from $449.1 billion in 2017. As a percentage of U.S. GDP, the deficit increased to 2.4 percent from 2.3 percent.