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Personal Income Rises in April

personal-income-table-april-2016Personal income increased 0.4 percent in April, the same increase as in March. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.5 percent in April after increasing 0.4 percent in March.

Current-dollar disposable personal income (DPI), after-tax income, increased 0.5 percent in April after increasing 0.4 percent in March.

Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.2 percent in April after increasing 0.3 percent in March.

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, increased 0.6 percent in April after remaining flat in March. Spending on durable goods increased 2.2 percent in April after increasing 0.2 percent in March.

PCE prices increased 0.3 percent in April after increasing 0.1 percent in March. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices increased 0.2 percent in April after increasing 0.1 percent in March.

Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.4 percent in April and 5.9 percent in March.

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Personal Income Accelerates in March

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Personal income increased 0.4 percent in March after increasing 0.1 percent in February. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.4 percent in March after decreasing 0.1 percent in February.
Current-dollar disposable personal income (DPI), after-tax income, increased 0.4 percent in March after increasing 0.1 percent in February.
Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.3 percent in March after increasing 0.2 percent in February.
Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, was flat in March after increasing 0.3 percent in February.  Spending on durable goods decreased 0.3 percent in March after increasing 0.4 percent in February.
PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in March after decreasing 0.1 percent in February. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in March after increasing 0.2 percent in February.
Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.4 percent in March and 5.1 percent in February.
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Real Disposable Income Rises in December

Personal income increased 0.3 percent in December, the same increase as in November.Personal Income Feb 1 Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.2 percent in December after increasing 0.5 percent in November.

Current-dollar disposable personal income (DPI), after-tax income, increased 0.3 percent in December after increasing 0.2 percent in November.

Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.4 percent in December after increasing 0.2 percent in November.

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, increased 0.1 percent in December after increasing 0.4 percent in November. Spending on durable goods decreased 0.7 percent in December after increasing 1.8 percent in November.

PCE prices decreased 0.1 percent in December after increasing 0.1 percent in November. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices remained flat in December after increasing 0.2 percent in November.

Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.5 percent in December and 5.3 percent in November.

DPI Feb 1

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