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BUSINESS STATISTICS

WlontU.

_l HE STATISTICS here are a continuation of the data published in the 1959 edition of BUSINESS STATISTICS, biennial Statistical Supplement
to the SURVEY OF CURRENT BUSINESS. That volume (price $2.25) contains monthly (or quarterly) data for the years 1955 through 1958 and
monthly averages for ail years back to 1929 insofar as available; it also provides a description of each series and references to sources of monthly
figures prior to 1955. Series added or significantly revised since publication of the 1959 BUSINESS STATISTICS are indicated by an asterisk (*) and a
dagger ( f ) , respectively; certain revisions for 1958 issued too late for inclusion in the aforementioned volume appear in the monthly SURVEY
beginning with the July 1959 issue. Except as otherwise stated, the terms "unadjusted" and "adjusted" refer to adjustment for seasonal
variation.
Statistics originating in Government agencies are not copyrighted and may be reprinted freely. Data from private sources are provided
through the courtesy of the compilers, and are subject to their copyrights.
Unless otherwise stated, statistics tiirough 1958 and
descriptive notes are shown in the 1959 edition of
BUSINESS STATISTICS

1980

January

Febru-

March

ary

April

May

June

1961

July

August Septem- October Novem- December
ber
ber

January

February

GENERAL BUSINESS INDICATORS
NATIONAL INCOME AND PRODUCT f
Seasonally adjusted quarterly totals at annual rates: t
National income, total
-bil. of dol

414 4

419 4

419 3

do
do
do
do _
do ___
do

290 2
268. 7
222.1
99
36. 7
21.5

295 0
273. 1
225. 5
10 0
37.6
21.9

297 2

Proprietors' income, total d"
do
Business and professional^
do _ _ _
Farm
__
- _ - _ _ do
Rental income of persons
do
Corporate profits and inventory valuation adjustment, total
bil. of dol
Corporate profits before tax, total
do - _
Corporate profits tax liability
_ __do__ _
Corporate profits after tax ___do
Inventory valuation adjustment
do

46.0
35.4
10.6
12.5
48.0
48.8
23.8
25.0

Compensation of employees, total
Wages and salaries, total
Private
- _ _ _
Military
_. _.
Government civilian
_.
Supplements to wages and salaries

Net interest

0

10 1
38.8
22.3

2Q5
273
223
10
39
22

9
2
6
3
3
0

48 1
36.0
12 1
12.5

48 3
36. 1
12 2
12.5

48
35
12
1?

8
9
8
5

45 3
45 7
22.3
23 4
— .4

42 2
41 5
20.3
21 3

274.9
226.0

do

18.5

19.1

19 4

do

Gross national product, total

17.8
501.3

505.0

503 5

503 5

323.3

329.0

328.3

330.8

Personal consumption expenditures, total
do
Durable goods___
_ _ _ do
Nondurable goods
do
Services
---do
Gross private domestic investment, total
New construction
__
Producers' durable equipment
Change in business inventories

do
_do
do. _
do

—

-

44.2
150.5
128. 6

44.5
153.5
130.9

42 7
152 7
132 9

43 2
152 9
134 7

75.5
40.7
29.5
5.3

70 8
40 5
29 7
6

66
40
°8
3

1.2

23.9

2.0
26. 4
24.4

3.7
27.3
23.5

4.6
27.0
22 4

97.5
51.8
44.9
45.7

98.6
51.7
44 7
46 9

100.7
52 7
45 1
48 0

102 1
53 3
45 7
48 8

do
_ _ do._
do

396.2

404.2

347.0

50.0
354. 1

408 0
50.5

408 5
50 4
358.1

__do

Net exports of goods and services

79.3
40.8
27.1
11.4

23.7

25.2

do. __

Imports.- _
- _-_ -__
do
Government purchases of goods and services, total
bil. of dol. .
Federal (less Government sales) _ _
___do
National defense 9
do__.
State and local.
__ do
Personal income, total
Less: Personal tax and nontax payments
Equals: Disposable personal income
Personal saving§

49.2

357.5

0
3
7
0

27 2

GNP in constant (1954) dollars
Gross national product, total

bil. of dol

440.5

442.2

438.0

437 0

Personal consumption expenditures, total.. _ do
Durable goods.
___ __ __ ___ __ do
Nondurable goods
do
Services
_
do__

294.8

298.3
41 9
143.2
113.3

296 9
40 2
142.3
114 4

297 6
41 2
141.3
115 2

41.8
141.1
112.0

Gross private domestic investment, total
New construction
_
Producers' durable equipment
Change in business inventories

do
do
do
do

66.2
34.0
22 4
9^8

62.8
33 8
24.2
4.8

58 6
33 6
24.4
6

54 9
3^ 5
23.8
—2 4

Net exports of goods and services

do

-.1

.7

2 2

3 4

79.6
41.8
37.8

80.3
41.8
38.6

80 3
41.2
39.1

81 1
41.4
39.7

Government purchases of goods and services, total
bil. of dol. .
Federal
__
do

r Revised.
fRevised series. Estimates of national income and product and personal income have been revised back to 1957; revisions prior to the 2d quarter 1959 (and prior to May 1959
for personal income) appear on pp. 8 ff. of the July 1960 SURVEY.
^Includes inventory valuation adjustment.
9 Government sales are not deducted.
§Personal saving is excess of disposable income over personal consumption expenditures shown as a component of gross national product above.

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