Table 4.—Summary of Dispersion for Current Estimates of GDP and Its Major Components

Estimate Components with smallest dispersion GDP dispersion
Number Percent of GDP/1/ Percentage points/2/
Current dollars Constant dollars Current dollars Constant dollars Current dollars Constant dollars
1978-82 1983-91 1978-82 1983-91 1978-82 1983-91 1978-82 1983-91 1978-82 1983-91 1978-82 1983-91
Advance4354594468241.931.171.641.25
Preliminary16166329581.821.141.721.27
Final6251352423181.821.151.751.33
Total11111111100100100100

1. Calculated from the absolute 1991 values of the current-dollar components.

2. Calculated from quarterly percentage changes at seasonally adjusted annual rates.