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BUSINESS STATISTICS

JL HE STATISTICS here are a continuation of the data published in BUSINESS STATISTICS, the 1953 Statistical Supplement to the SURVEY
OF CURRENT BUSINESS. That volume (price $1.50) contains monthly data for the years 1949 to 1952, 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 1949. Series
added or revised since publication of the 1953 Supplement are indicated by an asterisk (*) and a dagger (f), respectively, the accompanying footA
ote 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.
Data from private sources are

Statistics originating in Government agencies are not copyrighted and may be reprinted freely,
provided through the courtesy of the compilers, and are subject to their copyrights.
Unless otherwise stated, statistics through
1952 and descriptive notes are shown in the
1953 Statistical Supplement to the Survey

1954

1953

April

May

July

June

August

Septem- October
ber

November

Decem- January
ber

February

March

April

GENERAL BUSINESS INDICATORS
NATIONAL INCOME AND PRODUCT
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, totaled 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
__ . d o
Inventory valuation adjustment
do
Net interest
do

308.1
210 4
200.6
166 9
10.5
23 1
9.8
49.1
26 9
11.6
10 6

300 8
207 7
198 0
164 4
10 3
23 3
9.8
50 0
26 9
12 2
10 8

205.1
194.7
161. 2
10.0
23.5
10.4
49.9
26.7
12.3
10.9

45 2
45 9
25 0
20.8
— 6
7 7

40.7
43 3
23.6
19.6
—2 6
7.9

35 0
34 0
18 6
15 4
10
81

—.1
8.1

371 4
230 4
30.7
122 1
77 6

369 5
231.0
30.4
121.3
79 2

363 5
230 0
29 1
120 4
80 5

357. 8
229.8
28.2
120.4
81.3

58.5
25 3
26 9
6 3
—2.5

55.2
24.9
27.1
3. 1
-2,1

48 8
25 3
26 5
—3 0
10

46.8
26.4
25.2
-4.8
-1.0

85 0
60 5
53 5
24.6

85.5
60.4
52.1
25.2

85
59
50
26

7
5
0
3

82.2
55.1
46.9
27.1

284 4
36.7
247 7
17 2

Personal consumption expenditures, total do
Durable goods
_. _ _._
-do
Nondurable goods
do
Services
do
Gross private domestic investment, total
bil of dol
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 security9
do
State and local
do
Personal income, total.
_
do
Less: Personal tax and nontax payments ..do
Equals: Disposable personal income
do
Personal saving §
do
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 salary receipts, total.
__,do
Other labor income ..
do
Proprietors' and rental income _ _
do
Personal interest income and dividends. -do
Transfer payments
do
Less personal contributions for social insurance
bil. of dol—
Total nonagricultural income
_.do

7
0
0
5
6
9
0
7
0
3
4

286.8
37.0
249.8
18 8

285
36
24Q
19

9
6
3
3

283.2
33.4
249.8
20 0

310
208
198
164
10
22
10
49
27
12
10

282.7
196.6
88.8
51.0
23.4
33.4
192.8
5.1
49.4
22.0
13 6

284.7
198.0
89.3
51.7
23.5
33.5
194.2
5.1
50.0
22.1
13 5

286.3
199.5
89.8
52.2
23.9
33 6
195.6
5.1
50 1
22.3
13 5

287 5
201.2
90.6
52.9
24 2
33 5
197.3
51
49 5
22.4
13 5

287.0
201.0
90.2
52.9
24.1
33 8
197.1
5.1
48.9
22.5
13 6

286.3
199.9
89.3
52.7
24.1
33.8
196.0
5.1
49.0
22.7
13 6

287 2
199.3
88.7
52 7
24 2
33 7
195.6
51
49 5
22.8
14 5

285.9
198.3
87.7
52.9
24 1
33 6
194.5
51
50 0
22.7
13 8

284 6
196.3
86 4
52 2
24 2
33 5
192.5
51
50 3
22.7
14 3

283 7
195.7
85.4
52 6
24 1
33 6
191.2
51
50 0
23.0
14 7

283.0
194.7
84.9
52.2
24.1
33 5
190.2
5.1
50 0
23.0
15 0

'282 9
* 194. 1
'84.4
r
52 1
24 3
r 33 3
' 189. 6
5 2
r 49 5
23.1
15 7

282 0
193.4
83 8
51 9
24 4
33 3
189.1
5 2
49 i
23.1
15 8

4.0

4.0

4.2

4.2

4. 1

4.0

4.0

4.0

4.1

4.8

4.8

4.7

4.6

265.5

267.2

268.8

270.6

270.7

270.0

270.5

269.0

267.2

266.4

266.0

' 266. 2

266.1

NEW PLANT AND EQUIPMENT
EXPENDITURES
1T
All industries, quarterly totalj.
mil. of dol
7,289
7 098
7 666
6 ^10
Manufacturing
do
3, 192
2,945
3, 392
' 2, 641
r
Miningdo
234
265
223
288
Railroads
__
..do
359
300
341
' 248
Transportation, other than rail
do
366
386
376
r giQ
Public utilities
—do....
1,158
1,219
1 246
Commercial and other
do
1
1,979
1,984
2,023
'1,859
' Revised.
1 Estimates for the 2d and 3d quarters of 1954, based on anticipated capital expenditures of business, appear on p. 6 of this issue of the SURVEY.
cf Includes inventory valuation adjustment.
9Government sales are not deducted.
§Personal saving is excess of disposable income over personal consumption expenditures shown
as a component of gross national product above.
{Revisions for 1952 appear on p. 10 of the March 1954 SURVEY.




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