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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 Home Sales

December 2022

+2.3* December 2022
% Change
+0.7* November 2022 (r)
% Change

Sales of new single-family houses in December 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 616,000. This is 2.3 percent (+/- 18.5%)* above the revised November 2022 estimate of 602,000.


Current Release
January 26, 2023


Advance Wholesale Inventories

December 2022

+0.1* December 2022
% Change in Inventories
+0.9 November 2022 (r)
% Change in Inventories

December end-of-month inventories were $934.1 billion, up 0.1 percent (+/- 0.2 percent)* from last month.


Current Release
January 26, 2023


Advance U.S. International Trade in Goods

December 2022

90.3° December 2022
Billions of Dollars
82.9° November 2022
Billions of Dollars

The advance international trade deficit in goods increased to $90.3 billion in December from $82.9 billion in November as exports decreased and imports increased.


Current Release
January 26, 2023


Advance Retail Inventories

December 2022

+0.5 December 2022
% Change in Inventories
0.0* November 2022 (r)
% Change in Inventories

December 2022 end-of-month inventories were $742.2 billion, up 0.5 percent (+/- 0.2%) from last month.


Current Release
January 26, 2023


Advance Monthly Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders

December 2022

+5.6° December 2022
% Change
-1.7° November 2022 (r)
% Change

New orders for manufactured durable goods in December, up four of the last five months, increased $15.3 billion or 5.6 percent to $286.9 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today.


Current Release
January 26, 2023


New Residential Construction

December 2022

-1.4* December 2022
% Change
-1.8* November 2022 (r)
% Change

Privately-owned housing starts in December 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,382,000. This is 1.4 percent (+/- 16.9%)* below the revised November 2022 estimate of 1,401,000.


Current Release
January 19, 2023


Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales

November 2022

+0.4 November 2022
% Change in Inventories
+0.2 October 2022 (r)
% Change in Inventories

U.S. total business end-of-month inventories for November 2022 were $2,476.5 billion, up 0.4 percent (+/- 0.1 percent) from last month. U.S. total business sales were $1,838.2 billion, down 0.8 percent (+/- 0.2 percent) from last month.


Current Release
January 18, 2023


Advanced Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services

December 2022

-1.1 December 2022
% Change
-1.0 November 2022 (r)
% Change

U.S. retail and food services sales for December 2022 were $677.1 billion, down 1.1 percent (+/-0.5 percent) from the previous month.


Current Release
January 18, 2023


Business Formation Statistics

December 2022

-0.3° December 2022
% Change
-3.1° November 2022 (r)
% Change

Total U.S. Business Applications were 417,055 in December 2022, down 0.3% from November 2022.


Current Release
January 17, 2023


Monthly Wholesale Trade: Sales and Inventories

November 2022

+1.0 November 2022
% Change in Inventories
+0.6 October 2022 (r)
% Change in Inventories

November 2022 sales of merchant wholesalers were $693.7 billion, down 0.6 percent (+/- 0.5 percent) from last month. End-of-month inventories were $933.1 billion, up 1.0 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from last month.


Current Release
January 10, 2023


Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories, and Orders

November 2022

-1.8° November 2022
% Change
+0.4° October 2022 (r)
% Change

New orders for manufactured goods in November, down following three consecutive monthly increases, decreased $9.8 billion or 1.8 percent to $543.3 billion.


Current Release
January 06, 2023


U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services

November 2022

61.5° November 2022
Billions of Dollars
77.8° October 2022 (r)
Billions of Dollars

The nation's international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $61.5 billion in November from $77.8 billion in October (revised), as imports decreased more than exports.


Current Release
January 05, 2023


Construction Spending

November 2022

+0.2* November 2022
% Change
-0.2* October 2022 (r)
% Change

Total construction activity for November 2022 ($1,807.5 billion) was 0.2 percent (+/-0.8 percent)* above the revised October 2022 ($1,803.2 billion).


Current Release
January 03, 2023


Quarterly Services Survey

3rd Qtr 2022

+2.2 3rd Qtr 2022
% Change
+2.3 2nd Qtr 2022 (r)
% Change

U.S. selected services total revenue for the third quarter of 2022, adjusted for seasonal variation but not for price changes, was $5,064.2 billion, an increase of 2.2 percent (+/- 0.4 percent) from the second quarter of 2022 and up 9.0 percent (+/- 0.6 percent) from the third quarter of 2021.


Current Release
December 08, 2022


Quarterly Financial Report

3rd Qtr 2022

-19.4 3rd Qtr 2022
Billions of Dollars
+4.9 2nd Qtr 2022 (r)
Billions of Dollars

Manufacturing corporations' seasonally adjusted after-tax profits were $250.2 billion for the third quarter of 2022, down $19.4 (+/- 1.8) billion from second quarter of 2022.


Current Release
December 07, 2022


Quarterly Financial Report - Retail

3rd Qtr 2022

-21.8 3rd Qtr 2022
Billions of Dollars
+8.2 2nd Qtr 2022 (r)
Billions of Dollars

Seasonally adjusted after-tax profits for retail corporations with assets of $50 million and over were $21.0 billion for the third quarter 2022 (the 3 months ending October 31, 2022), down $21.8 (+/- 0.5) billion from second quarter 2022 (the 3 months ending July 31, 2022).


Current Release
December 07, 2022


Housing Vacancies and Homeownership

3rd Qtr 2022

+66.0 3rd Qtr 2022
Percent
+65.4 3rd Qtr 2021
Percent

The homeownership rate in the third quarter 2022, 66.0 percent, was higher than the rate in the third quarter 2021. The rates in the Northeast and West were higher than the third quarter 2021 rates. The rate in the Midwest was lower, and the rate in the South was not statistically different from the third quarter 2021 rates.


Current Release
November 03, 2022


Rental Vacancy Rate

3rd Qtr 2022

+6.0* 3rd Qtr 2022
Percent
+5.8 3rd Qtr 2021
Percent

The rental vacancy rate in the third quarter 2022, 6.0 percent, was not statistically different from the rate in the third quarter 2021. The rates in the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West were not statistically different from the third quarter 2021 rates.


Current Release
November 03, 2022