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BUSINESS STATISTICS

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A HE STATISTICS here are a continuation of the data published in BUSINESS STATISTICS, the 1951 Statistical Supplement to the SURVEY
OF CURRENT BUSINESS. That volume (price $1.50) contains monthly data for the years 1947 to 1950, and monthly averages for earlier years
back to 1935 insofar as available; it also provides a description of each series and references to sources of monthly figures prior to 1947. Series
added or revised since publication of the 1951 Supplement are indicated by an asterisk (*) and a dagger (t), respectively, the accompanying footnote indicating where historical data and a descriptive note may be found. The terms "unadjusted" and "adjusted" used to designate index
numbers and dollar values refer to adjustment of monthly figures for seasonal variation.
Statistics originating in Government agencies are not copyrighted arid may be reprinted freely.
vided through the courtesy of the compilers, and are subject to their copyrights.

Data from private sources are pro-

1953

1952

Unless otherwise stated, statistics through
1950 and descriptive notes are shown in the
1951 Statistical Supplement to the Survey

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March

April

May

June

July

September

August

November

October

December

January

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GENERAL BUSINESS INDICATORS
NATIONAL INCOME AND PRODUCT t
Seasonally adjusted quarterly totals at annual rates:
National income, total
bil. of dol
Compensation of employees, total
do
Wages and salaries, total
do
Private
_-.
- - - do
Military
do
Government civilian
do
Supplements to wages and salaries. . do
Proprietors' and rental income, total c? - do
Business and professional cf
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
Net interest
do
Gross national product, total
do
Personal consumption expendit ures,total_do.
1 hirable goods
do
Nondurable goods
_
do
^er vices
do
Gross private domestic investment
do
New construction
do
Producers' durable equipment
do
Change in business inventories
do
Net foreign investment
do
Government purchases of goods and services,
total
.
bil. of dol
Federal (less Government sales)
do
National security 9
do
State and local
do

285. 6
186.9
177.8
145.6
10.2
21.9
9.2
51.9
27.6
14.8
9.5

287.7
190 3
181. 0
148.3

» 300. 2
197 9
188.2
155.3

9.3
52 5
27 5
15 2
98

96
53. 6
28.2
15 5
10.0

42.7
42.7
24.3
18.4
— .1
6.7

39.9
38.2
21.8
16.4
1.7
6.9

37 8
37.2
21.2
16.0
.6
7.1

p 41 5
* 40. 3
* 23 0
f> 17.3
1.2
7.2

339. 7
213.2
25.2
118.0
70.0
50.0
23.7
25.7
.6
2.2

342. 6
214. 9
26.4
117. 8
70.8
49 3
23.6
25.7
.I
.4

343.0
215 0
24.2
118.9
71 9
51 7
23.0
25 0
3.7
—1.6

360.1
222. 0
27.3
121.4
73.3
57 3
23.7
25.6
8.1

74.4
51.2
46.4
23.2

78.0
54 9
50. 3
23 0

77 Q

80.6
56.6
50.4
24.0

288.0
186.5
177.4
145.8
10.0
21.7
9.0
52.1
27.3
15 4
9.4

!
!

Personal income, total
do
Less: Personal tax and nontax payrnents.-.do
Equals* Disposable personal income
do
Personal savin g§
do

.

i

54 8
49 6
23 1
!

264 4
33 6
230.8 1
15. 9

263 0
33 5 !
229.5
16.3

9

;
i

9fi8 q

277 0
34.6
242.5
20. 5

34.1
234.8
19.8

PERSONAL INCOME, BY SOURCE!
Seasonally adjusted, at annual rates:
Total personal income
bil of dol
Wage and salary disbursements, total
do
Commodity-producing industries
do
Distributive industries
do
Service industries.-. . .
do_
Government
..
- do
Wage and salarv receipts, total
do
Other labor income
.__ . _ . . d o _ _ _
Proprietors' and rental income
do
Personal interest income and dividends. .do
Transfer pavnwnt^
do
Less personal contributions for social insurance O
bil. of dol..
Total nonagricultural income

do

263 5
178.0
78.2
47.1
20.9
31.8
174.5
4.3
52. 1
20.5
12.4

261.9
177.3
77.7
47.0
20.8
31.8
173. 9
4.3
50.7
21.0
12.4

262.5
176.7
76.9
47.0
21.0
31.8
173.4
4.4
51.2
21.5
12.3

264. 5
177.9
76.7
47.7
21.3
32.2
174.6
4.4
51.7
21.5
12.6

266. 7
179.3
77.2
48.5
21.3
32. 3
175.8
4.5
52.8
21.4
12.5

263.9
177.4
74.0
49.3
21.5
32.6
173.9
4.5
52.2
21.3
12.4

269. 6
182.5
78.7
49.4
21.5
32.9
179.0
4.5
51.8
21.4
13.1

273.8
185.3
81.6
49.3
21.6
32.8
181.9
4.5
53.4
21.4
12.9

276.1
187.5
82.9
49.9
21.8
32.9
184.0
4.6
53.5
21.3
13.0

275.8
187.9
83.5
49.6
21.9
32.9
184.4
4.6
52.9
21.3
12.8

280.0
189.9
85.4
50.0
21.9
32.8
186.4
4.7
54.6
21.2
13.4

3.8

3.8

3.6

3. 6

3.8

39

3.7

3.7

3.8

3.7

3.8

243.4

242.7

242.9

244.9

245. 9

243.4

249.4

253, 0

255. 4

255. 7

258. S

' 280. 6
190.3
'85.2
'50.1
22.1
'32.9
' 186. 5
4.7
'54.6
'21.4
13.6
4.0
' 259. 5

280.4
190. 9
85.6
50.3
22.1
32.9
187.4
4.7
53.7
21.5
13.4
3.8

260.5

NEW PLANT AJND EQUIPMENT
EXPENDITURES?
r
1
' 6. 141
' 6. 808
All industries, quarterlv total
. mil. ofdol..
' 6, 244
7 265
6, 541
r
T 3 3(}7
'3.156 !
i '2.650
Manufacturing
. do
2 820
i 3, 028
r
r
1
228
Mining
do
217
'206
••229
208
r
r
r 357
Railroads
do.
386
' 360
289
1335
r 335
r 356
Transportation other than rail
do
r 302
"372
1304
r
r
T
928
Public utilities
do
i r ' 821
947
1 142
i 1, 030
r
:
1
T 1 835
} . 738 j
r 1 680
Commercial and other.. - . .. ... .. do.
__ .. .
1, 737
1, 636
r
l
Revised.
* Preliminary.
Estimates for January-lV arch 1953 1">ased on anticipated capital expenditures of business,
t Revised seru-s. Quarterly estimates of national income arid product arid quarterly and monthly estimates of personal income have been revised beginning 1949; see pp. 29-31 o f the July
1952 SURVEY for the data.
c? Includes inventory valuation a<ljustment.
9 Government sales are riot deducted.
§ Personal saving is excess of disposable income over personal consumption expenditures shown as a component of gross national prod uct above,
OData through 1951 represent employee contributions only; thereafter, personal contributions of self-employed
persons are also included.
{Revised beginning 1939. Revisi ons for 193 0 and 1945-50 appear on pp. 20 and 21 of the August 1952 SURVEY; those for 1951, on~p. 9 of this issue.





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