United States Personal Income  1959-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Personal income in the United States rose 0.4 percent month-over-month in May 2018, following a downwardly revised 0.2 percent gain in April and in line with expectations. It primarily reflected increases in wages and salaries (0.3 percent vs 0.3 percent in April), personal dividend income (1.5 percent vs -0.2 percent), and non-farm proprietors’ income (0.5 percent vs -0.1 percent). Personal Income in the United States averaged 0.53 percent from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 4.60 percent in May of 2008 and a record low of -5.20 percent in January of 2013.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-30 12:30 PM Personal Income MoM 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
2018-05-31 12:30 PM Personal Income MoM 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
2018-06-29 12:30 PM Personal Income MoM 0.4% 0.2% 0.4% 0.3%
2018-07-31 12:30 PM Personal Income MoM 0.4% 0.31%
2018-08-30 12:30 PM Personal Income MoM 0.32%
2018-09-28 12:30 PM Personal Income MoM 0.31%


United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 97.10 98.20 111.40 51.70 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.50 1.30 6.70 -3.90 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 6.60 6.50 11.20 -11.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.40 1.40 2.60 -4.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 12061.04 12035.23 12061.04 1320.40 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 14929.76 14860.81 14929.76 351.90 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending 0.20 0.50 2.80 -2.00 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.40 0.20 4.60 -5.20 percent [+]
Personal Savings 3.20 2.80 17.00 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 24.60 10.30 118.10 -113.40 USD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 9347.40 9256.98 9463.65 39.04 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 4.89 4.75 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 56.40 53.90 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 3.30 5.20 7.60 -5.80 percent [+]
Chain Store Sales 4410.00 4110.00 15875.00 3055.00 USD Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.75 0.78 0.99 0.32 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 78.70 78.50 98.00 23.80 percent of GDP [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 113.20 112.50 121.10 57.50 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 80.20 83.90 108.60 44.20 [+]
Consumer Confidence Price Trends 2.70 2.60 10.40 0.40 [+]


United States Personal Income

Personal Income refers to the income that persons receive in return for their provision of labor, land, and capital used in current production, plus current transfer receipts less contributions for government social insurance. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Personal Income - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Personal Income - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.20 4.60 -5.20 1959 - 2018 percent Monthly
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United States 0.40 May/18


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