Personal Income and Outlays, October 2022

Personal income increased $155.3 billion, or 0.7 percent at a monthly rate, while consumer spending increased $147.9 billion, or 0.8 percent, in October. The increase in personal income primarily reflected increases in compensation and personal current transfer receipts. The personal saving rate (that is, personal saving as a percentage of disposable personal income) was 2.3 percent in October, compared with 2.4 percent in September. Full Text

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Gross Domestic Product for American Samoa, 2021

Real gross domestic product (GDP) for American Samoa decreased 1.7 percent in 2021 after increasing 5.0 percent in 2020. The decrease in real GDP reflected decreases in exports and private inventory investment. These decreases were partly offset by increases in personal consumption expenditures, government spending, and private fixed investment. Full Text

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