Economic indicators dashboard

GDP by Industry

1st Quarter 2018

19.9 1st Quarter 2018
$ Trillion
19.7 4th Quarter 2017
$ Trillion

Value Added by Industry [Trillions of dollars], seasonally adjusted at annual rates.


Current Release
July 20, 2018


New Residential Construction

August 2018

+9.2 August 2018
% change
-0.3 July 2018 (r)
% change

Privately-owned housing starts in August 2018 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,282,000. This is 9.2 percent (+/- 11.4%)* above the revised July 2018 estimate of 1,174,000.


Current Release
September 19, 2018


Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales

July 2018

+0.6 July 2018
% change in Inventories
+0.1 June 2018 (r)
% change in Inventories

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for July 2018 were $1,950.0 billion, up 0.6 percent (+/- 0.1 percent) from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,454.1 billion, up 0.2 percent (+/- 0.1 percent) from last month.


Current Release
September 14, 2018


Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services

August 2018

+0.1 August 2018
% change
+0.7 July 2018 (r)
% change

U.S. retail and food services sales for August 2018 were $509.0 billion, an increase of 0.1 percent (+/-0.4%)* from the previous month.


Current Release
September 14, 2018


Monthly Wholesale Trade

July 2018

+0.6 July 2018
% change in Inventories
+0.1 June 2018 (r)
% change in Inventories

July 2018 sales of merchant wholesalers were $505.6 billion, virtually unchanged (+/- 0.2 percent)* from last month. End-of-month inventories were $636.3 billion, up 0.6 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.


Current Release
September 11, 2018


Quarterly Services Survey

2nd Qtr 2018

+3.2 2nd Qtr 2018
% change
-1.3 1st Qtr 2018
% change

The estimate of U.S. selected services total revenue for the second quarter of 2018, not adjusted for seasonal variation or price changes, was $3,863.4 billion, an increase of 3.2 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from the first quarter of 2018 and up 5.3 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from the second quarter of 2017. The first quarter of 2018 to second quarter of 2018 percentage change was not revised from the advance estimate.


Current Release
September 07, 2018


Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders

July 2018

-0.8 July 2018
% change
+0.6 June 2018 (r)
% change

New orders for manufactured goods in July decreased $3.9 billion or 0.8 percent to $497.8 billion.


Current Release
September 06, 2018


Quarterly Financial Report - Retail Trade

2nd Qtr 2018

-5.1 2nd Qtr 2018
$ billion
-3.6 1st Qtr 2018 (r)
$ billion

Seasonally adjusted after-tax profits for retail corporations with assets of $50 million and over were $20.7 billion for the second quarter 2018 (the 3 months ending July 31, 2018), down $5.1 (+/- 0.1) billion from first quarter 2018 (the 3 months ending April 30, 2018).


Current Release
September 05, 2018


Quarterly Financial Report - Manufacturing, Mining, Wholesale Trade, and Selected Service Industries

2nd Qtr 2018

+24.9 2nd Qtr 2018
$ billion
+43.5 1st Qtr 2018 (r)
$ billion

Manufacturing corporations' seasonally adjusted after-tax profits were $180.5 billion for the second quarter of 2018, up $24.9 (+/- 0.3) billion from first quarter of 2018.


Current Release
September 05, 2018


U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services

July 2018

50.1 July 2018
$ billion
45.7 June 2018 (r)
$ billion

The nation's international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $50.1 billion in July from $45.7 billion in June (revised), as exports decreased and imports increased.


Current Release
September 05, 2018


Construction Spending

July 2018

+0.1 July 2018
% change
-0.8 June 2018 (r)
% change

Total construction activity for July 2018 ($1,315.4 billion) was 0.1 percent (+/-1.5 percent)* above the revised June 2018 ($1,314.2 billion).


Current Release
September 04, 2018


Advance U.S. International Trade in Goods

July 2018

72.2 July 2018
$ billion
67.9 June 2018
$ billion

The advance international trade deficit in goods increased to $72.2 billion in July from $67.9 billion in June as exports decreased and imports increased.


Current Release
August 28, 2018


Advance Monthly Retail Inventories

July 2018

+0.4 July 2018
% change in Inventories
0.0 June 2018 (r)
% change in Inventories

July 2018 end-of-month inventories were $637.7 billion, up 0.4 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month.


Current Release
August 28, 2018


Advance Monthly Wholesale Inventories

July 2018

+0.7 July 2018
% change in Inventories
+0.1 June 2018 (r)
% change in Inventories

July end-of-month inventories were $637.0 billion, up 0.7 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.


Current Release
August 28, 2018


Advance Report on Durable Goods Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders

July 2018

-1.7 July 2018
% change
+0.7 June 2018 (r)
% change

New orders for manufactured durable goods in July decreased $4.3 billion or 1.7 percent to $246.9 billion.


Current Release
August 24, 2018


New Residential Sales

July 2018

-1.7 July 2018
% change
-2.4 June 2018 (r)
% change

Sales of new single-family houses in July 2018 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 627,000. This is 1.7 percent (+/- 14.7%)* below the revised June 2018 estimate of 638,000.


Current Release
August 23, 2018


Rental Vacancy Rate

2nd Qtr 2018

+6.8 2nd Qtr 2018
percent
+7.3 2nd Qtr 2017
percent

The rental vacancy rate in the second quarter 2018, 6.8 percent, was lower than the rate in the second quarter 2017 (7.3 percent). The rental vacancy rates in the South and West were lower than in the second quarter 2017, while rates in the Northeast and Midwest were not statistically different from the second quarter 2017 rates.


Current Release
July 26, 2018


Homeownership Rate

2nd Qtr 2018

+64.3 2nd Qtr 2018
percent
+63.7 2nd Qtr 2017
percent

The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2018, 64.3 percent, was not statistically different from the rate in second quarter 2017 (63.7 percent). The homeownership rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West were not statistically different from the rates in the second quarter 2017.


Current Release
July 26, 2018