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Gross Domestic Product, Gross Domestic Product (Third Estimate), Corporate Profits (Revised), and GDP by Industry, Third Quarter 2020

3rd quarter 2020

33.4 3rd quarter 2020
% change
-31.4 2nd quarter 2020
% change

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 33.4 percent in the third quarter of 2020, as efforts continued to reopen businesses and resume activities that were postponed or restricted due to COVID-19. The change was 0.3 percentage point higher than the "second" estimate released in November. In the second quarter of 2020, real GDP decreased 31.4 percent.Profits increased 27.4 percent at a quarterly rate in the third quarter after decreasing 10.3 percent in the second quarter. Corporate profits increased 3.5 percent in the third quarter from one year ago. Profits were boosted by provisions from the Paycheck Protection Program.Private goods-producing industries increased 47.2 percent, private services-producing industries increased 35.1 percent, and government increased 10.1 percent. Overall, 21 of 22 industry groups contributed to the third-quarter increase in real GDP. Mining decreased in the third quarter. Full Text


Current Release
December 22, 2020


Gross Domestic Product, Gross Domestic Product (Third Estimate), Corporate Profits (Revised), and GDP by Industry, Third Quarter 2020

3rd quarter 2020

33.4 3rd quarter 2020
% change
-31.4 2nd quarter 2020
% change

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 33.4 percent in the third quarter of 2020, as efforts continued to reopen businesses and resume activities that were postponed or restricted due to COVID-19. The change was 0.3 percentage point higher than the "second" estimate released in November. In the second quarter of 2020, real GDP decreased 31.4 percent.Profits increased 27.4 percent at a quarterly rate in the third quarter after decreasing 10.3 percent in the second quarter. Corporate profits increased 3.5 percent in the third quarter from one year ago. Profits were boosted by provisions from the Paycheck Protection Program.Private goods-producing industries increased 47.2 percent, private services-producing industries increased 35.1 percent, and government increased 10.1 percent. Overall, 21 of 22 industry groups contributed to the third-quarter increase in real GDP. Mining decreased in the third quarter. Full Text


Current Release
December 22, 2020


New Residential Construction

August 2022

+12.2* August 2022
% change
-10.9 July 2022 (r)
% change

Privately-owned housing starts in August 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,575,000. This is 12.2 percent (+/- 14.9%)* above the revised July 2022 estimate of 1,404,000.


Current Release
September 20, 2022


Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services

August 2022

+0.3* August 2022
% change
-0.4 July 2022 (r)
% change

U.S. retail and food services sales for August 2022 were $683.3 billion, up 0.3 percent (+/-0.5 percent)* from the previous month.


Current Release
September 15, 2022


Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales

July 2022

+0.6 July 2022
% change in Inventories
+1.4 June 2022 (r)
% change in Inventories

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for July 2022 were $2,434.3 billion, up 0.6 percent (+/- 0.1 percent) from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,839.5 billion, down 0.9 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.


Current Release
September 15, 2022


Business Formation Statistics

August 2022

-1.0° August 2022
% change
+3.8° July 2022 (r)
% change

Total U.S. Business Applications were 421,503 in August 2022, down 1.0% from July 2022.


Current Release
September 14, 2022


Monthly Wholesale Trade

July 2022

+0.6 July 2022
% change in Inventories
+1.8 June 2022 (r)
% change in Inventories

July 2022 sales of merchant wholesalers were $698.0 billion, down 1.4 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from last month. End-of-month inventories were $900.7 billion, up 0.6 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.


Current Release
September 09, 2022


Quarterly Services Survey

2nd Qtr 2022

+2.2 2nd Qtr 2022
% change
+1.6 1st Qtr 2022 (r)
% change

U.S. selected services total revenue for the second quarter of 2022, adjusted for seasonal variation but not for price changes, was $4,951.0 billion, an increase of 2.2 percent (+/- 0.6 percent) from the first quarter of 2022 and up 10.3 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from the second quarter of 2021.


Current Release
September 08, 2022


Quarterly Financial Report - Retail Trade

2nd Qtr 2022

+8.9 2nd Qtr 2022
$ billion
-24.0 1st Qtr 2022 (r)
$ billion

Seasonally adjusted after-tax profits for retail corporations with assets of $50 million and over were $43.5 billion for the second quarter 2022 (the 3 months ending July 31, 2022), up $8.9 (+/- 0.3) billion from first quarter 2022 (the 3 months ending April 30, 2022).


Current Release
September 07, 2022


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

2nd Qtr 2022

+9.2 2nd Qtr 2022
$ billion
-1.2 1st Qtr 2022 (r)
$ billion

Manufacturing corporations' seasonally adjusted after-tax profits were $275.5 billion for the second quarter of 2022, up $9.2 (+/- 1.5) billion from first quarter of 2022.


Current Release
September 07, 2022


U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services

July 2022

70.6° July 2022
$ billion
80.9° June 2022 (r)
$ billion

The nation's international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $70.6 billion in July from $80.9 billion in June (revised), as exports increased and imports decreased.


Current Release
September 07, 2022


Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders

July 2022

-1.0° July 2022
% change
+1.8° June 2022 (r)
% change

New orders for manufactured goods in July decreased $5.7 billion or 1.0 percent to $548.5 billion.


Current Release
September 02, 2022


Construction Spending

July 2022

-0.4* July 2022
% change
-0.5* June 2022 (r)
% change

Total construction activity for July 2022 ($1,777.3 billion) was 0.4 percent (+/-0.8 percent)* below the revised June 2022 ($1,784.3 billion).


Current Release
September 01, 2022


Advance U.S. International Trade in Goods

July 2022

89.1° July 2022
$ billion
98.6° June 2022
$ billion

The advance international trade deficit in goods decreased to $89.1 billion in July from $98.6 billion in June as imports decreased more than exports.


Current Release
August 26, 2022


Advance Monthly Retail Inventories

July 2022

+1.1 July 2022
% change in Inventories
+1.9 June 2022 (r)
% change in Inventories

July 2022 end-of-month inventories were $730.7 billion, up 1.1 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month.


Current Release
August 26, 2022


Advance Monthly Wholesale Inventories

July 2022

+0.8 July 2022
% change in Inventories
+1.9 June 2022 (r)
% change in Inventories

July end-of-month inventories were $902.9 billion, up 0.8 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.


Current Release
August 26, 2022


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

July 2022

-0.0° July 2022
% change
+2.2° June 2022 (r)
% change

New orders for manufactured durable goods in July decreased less than $0.1 billion or virtually unchanged to $273.5 billion.


Current Release
August 24, 2022


New Residential Sales

July 2022

-12.6* July 2022
% change
-7.1* June 2022 (r)
% change

Sales of new single-family houses in July 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 511,000. This is 12.6 percent (+/- 16.9%)* below the revised June 2022 estimate of 585,000.


Current Release
August 23, 2022


Homeownership Rate

2nd Qtr 2022

+65.8* 2nd Qtr 2022
percent
+65.4 2nd Qtr 2021
percent

The homeownership rate in the second quarter 2022, 65.8 percent, was not statistically different from the rate in the second quarter 2021. The rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West were not statistically different from the second quarter 2021 rates.


Current Release
August 02, 2022


Rental Vacancy Rate

2nd Qtr 2022

+5.6 2nd Qtr 2022
percent
+6.2 2nd Qtr 2021
percent

The rental vacancy rate in the second quarter 2022, 5.6 percent, was lower than the rate in the second quarter 2021. The rate in the Northeast was lower than the second quarter 2021 rate. The rates in the Midwest, South, and West were not statistically different from the second quarter 2021 rates.


Current Release
August 02, 2022