Saturday, March 31, 2012

U.S. Domestic Income Grows Strongly in Q4 2011, Outpacing Growth of GDP

According to the final figures released this week by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Gross Domestic Income grew at a strong 4.4 percent annual rate in Q4 2011. Growth of GDI outpaced that of GDP, which was unrevised at 3 percent, itself the strongest of the year. As the chart shows, it was the second consecutive quarter that GDI had grown faster than GDP.

In theory, GDI and GDP are equal, but in practice, the reported data can diverge. Read more>>>

Follow this link to view or download a classroom-ready slideshow of the latest GDP charts

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