United States Personal Income  1959-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Personal income in the United States rose by 0.4 percent month-over-month in April 2017, following a 0.2 percent increase in March and in line with market expectations. Wages and salaries jumped 0.7 percent, after showing no growth in the previous month, while personal current transfer receipts were flat, following a 0.4 percent gain in March. Meanwhile, contributions for government social insurance, a subtraction in the calculation of personal income, went up 0.5 percent after showing no growth in March. Personal Income in the United States averaged 0.54 percent from 1959 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 4.60 percent in May of 2008 and a record low of -5.20 percent in January of 2013.

United States Personal Income
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-03-31 12:30 PM Feb 0.4% 0.5% 0.4% 0.3%
2017-05-01 12:30 PM Mar 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
2017-05-30 12:30 PM Apr 0.4% 0.2% 0.4% 0.3%
2017-06-30 12:30 PM May 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
2017-08-01 12:30 PM Jun 0.33%
2017-08-31 12:30 PM Jul 0.31%




United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 94.50 97.10 111.40 51.70 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.30 0.40 6.70 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.80 4.60 11.20 -11.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos -0.30 0.40 2.70 -3.80 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 11688.50 11669.80 11688.50 1320.40 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 14432.50 14428.50 14432.50 351.90 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending 0.40 0.30 2.80 -2.00 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.40 0.20 4.60 -5.20 percent [+]
Personal Savings 5.30 5.30 17.00 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 8.20 19.50 118.60 -17.80 USD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 9220.64 9177.64 9220.64 39.04 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 4.00 4.00 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 51.30 51.30 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 2.80 2.10 7.60 -5.80 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.63 0.64 0.99 0.32 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 79.50 79.40 95.50 23.40 percent of GDP [+]
Chain Store Sales 4254.00 4223.00 15875.00 3129.00 USD Million [+]


United States Personal Income Notes

Personal Income refers to the income that persons receive in return for their provision of labor, land, and capital used in current production, plus current transfer receipts less contributions for government social insurance. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Personal Income - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Personal Income - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.20 4.60 -5.20 1959 - 2017 percent Monthly
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