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Personal Saving Increases in February

pi-blog-feb-tablePersonal income increased 0.4 percent in February, the same increase as in January. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.5 percent in February after increasing 0.6 percent in January.

Current-dollar disposable personal income (DPI), after-tax income, increased 0.4 percent in February after increasing 1.0 percent in January.

Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.2 percent in February after increasing 0.6 percent in January.

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, was unchanged in February after decreasing 0.2 percent in January. Spending on durable goods increased 0.6 percent in February after decreasing 1.6 percent in January.

PCE prices increased 0.2 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 3.4 percent in February after 3.2 percent in January.

For more information, read the full report.

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Real Disposable Personal Income Rises in October

Personal income increased 0.4 percent in October, the samePersonal Income Chart Nov 30 increase as in September. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.3 percent in
October after increasing 0.5 percent in September.

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

Real DPI, income adjusted for taxes and inflation, increased 0.3 percent in October after showing no change in September.

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, increased 0.1 percent in October after increasing 0.5 percent in September. Spending on durable goods decreased 0.1 percent in October after increasing 3.1 percent in September.

PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in October after increasing 0.4 percent in September. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices increased 0.2 percent in October, the same increase as in September.

Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 3.2 percent in October and 3.0 percent in September.

For more information, read the full report.

Personal Income Graph Nov 30

Spending on Durable Goods Rises in July

Personal income increased 0.4 percent in July after increasing 0.3 percent in June. WagesChart Aug 29 and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.5 percent in July, the same increase as in June.

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

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

Real consumer spending (PCE), spending adjusted for price changes, increased 0.3 percent in July after increasing 0.4 percent in June. Spending on durable goods increased 1.9 percent in July after increasing 0.9 percent in June.

PCE prices remained flat in July after increasing 0.1 percent in June. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices increased 0.1 percent in July, the same increase as in June.

Personal saving rate
Personal saving as a percent of DPI was 5.7 percent in July and 5.5 percent in June.

Real DPI Aug 29

For more information, read the full report.


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