August 2006 - Volume 86 - Number 8
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Taking Account | PDF version (56 kb)
GDP and the Economy: Advance Estimates for the Second Quarter of 2006
Real GDP increased 2.5 percent after increasing 5.6 percent. The deceleration primarily reflected downturns in consumer spending for durable goods and in business investment in equipment and software. Real disposable personal income increased 1.0 percent after increasing 1.7 percent. | PDF version (154 kb)
- Gross Domestic Product: Revisions and Source Data | PDF version (154 kb)
Annual Revision of the National Income and Product Accounts: Annual Estimates for 2003-2005 and Quarterly Estimates for 2003:I-2006:I
For 2003-2005, real GDP growth averaged 3.2 percent, 0.3 percentage point less than in the previous estimates. For 2003:I-2006:I, real GDP growth averaged 3.6 percent, 0.2 percentage point less than in the previous estimates. | PDF version (
National Income and Product Accounts Tables
The revised annual, quarterly, and monthly estimates from the annual NIPA revision are presented in these tables. Advance estimates for the second quarter of 2006 and for June 2006 are included.
GDP and Other Major NIPA Series for 1929-2006: II
Historical estimates of GDP and its components in current dollars, in chained dollars, and in chain-type quantity and price indexes are presented as part of the annual NIPA revision. This series includes estimates of national income and personal income. | PDF version (2101 kb)
U.S. Affiliates of Foreign Companies: Operations in 2004
Growth in the current-dollar value added of majority-owned nonbank affiliates picked up, increasing 8 percent after increasing 3 percent in 2003. Employment of these affiliates continued to decline, decreasing 2 percent after decreasing 3 percent in 2002 and in 2003. | PDF version (813 kb)
Looking Ahead . . .
Fixed Assets and Consumer Durable Goods. Updated estimates that incorporate the results of the annual NIPA revision will be published in the September Survey.
Metropolitan Area Personal Income. Prototype accelerated estimates for 2005 will also be published in the September Survey.
BEA Current and Historical Data
- Additional information about the NIPA estimates | PDF version (126
- Suggested reading | PDF version (88