Real Disposable Personal Income Rises in February

Personal income increased 0.4 percent in February after increasing 0.5 percent in January.Personal Income Chart March 31
Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.5 percent in February after increasing 0.4 percent in January.

Current-dollar disposable personal income (DPI), after-tax income, increased 0.3 percent in February after increasing 0.4 percent in January.

Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.2 percent in February after decreasing 0.1 percent in January.

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, decreased 0.1 percent in February after decreasing 0.2 percent in January. Spending on durable goods decreased 0.1 percent in February after decreasing 1.1 percent in January.

PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in February after increasing 0.4 percent in January. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices increased 0.2 percent in February after increasing 0.3 percent in January.

Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.6 percent in February and 5.4 percent in January.

For more information, read the full report.

Personal Income Graph March 31


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