United States Consumer Spending 1950-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Personal consumption expenditures in the United States increased to 11161.70 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2015 from 11081.20 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2015. It rose at the annual rate 2.9 percent in the second quarter, following downwardly revised 1.8 percent growth in the first. Durable goods increased 7.3 percent (2.0 percent in 1Q); nondurable goods 3.6 percent (0.7 percent in 1Q); services 2.1 percent (2.1 percent in 1Q). Consumer Spending in the United States averaged 5128.41 USD Billion from 1950 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 11161.70 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2015 and a record low of 1320.40 USD Billion in the first quarter of 1950. Consumer Spending in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

United States Consumer Spending
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11161.70 11081.20 11161.70 1320.40 1950 - 2015 USD Billion Quarterly
Constant Prices, SA
This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Consumer Spending - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - United States Consumer Spending - was last refreshed on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-07-30 01:30 PM Q2 2.9% 1.8% (R)

United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 93.10 96.10 111.40 51.70 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.30 1.00 6.70 -3.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.40 2.30 11.20 -11.50 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 11161.70 11081.20 11161.70 1320.40 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 13429.30 13353.40 13429.30 351.90 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending 0.20 0.70 2.80 -2.00 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.40 0.40 3.80 -5.10 percent [+]
Personal Savings 5.10 5.60 17.00 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 16.09 21.40 115.00 -18.00 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.25 3.25 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 46.90 48.10 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 1.70 1.00 7.60 -5.80 percent [+]
Chain Store Sales 601.50 566.40 601.50 245.40 Index Points [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.72 0.74 0.99 0.32 USD/Liter [+]
Private Sector Credit 8261.35 8209.18 8261.35 39.04 USD Billion [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos -0.10 0.80 2.20 -5.00 percent [+]


Consumer Spending Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 219717.00 Mar/15 218591.00 219717.00 31319.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil 887762.82 Mar/15 914068.72 914068.72 125900.54 BRL Million [+]
Canada 983715.00 Mar/15 982739.00 983715.00 162251.00 CAD Million [+]
China 241541.70 Dec/14 219762.50 241541.70 453.00 CNY HML [+]
Euro Area 1349.78 Mar/15 1343.57 1349.78 1043.74 EUR Billion [+]
France 288122.00 Mar/15 285558.00 288122.00 39201.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 385.50 Mar/15 383.18 385.50 289.97 EUR Billion [+]
India 15945.81 Mar/15 15430.34 15945.81 4469.88 INR Billion [+]
Indonesia 1188094.70 Mar/15 1186792.70 1188094.70 210001.20 IDR Billion [+]
Italy 229686.26 Mar/15 229959.00 249147.21 173085.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan 308937.00 Mar/15 307826.90 322163.70 159124.60 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico 9271362.00 Mar/15 9722957.00 9722957.00 4855294.00 MXN Million [+]
Netherlands 69344.00 Mar/15 69151.00 72136.00 40834.00 EUR Million [+]
Russia 5198.00 Mar/15 6582.00 6582.00 2546.70 RUB Billion [+]
South Korea 174946.90 Jun/15 175389.50 175389.50 113913.00 KRW Billion [+]
Spain 97.07 Mar/15 96.41 105.99 67.06 Index Points [+]
Switzerland 89614.20 Mar/15 89146.60 89614.20 52242.50 CHF Million [+]
Turkey 20982193.60 Mar/15 21685402.10 21879791.40 10371420.00 TRY THO [+]
United Kingdom 279428.00 Mar/15 276832.00 279428.00 59333.00 GBP Million [+]
United States 11161.70 Jun/15 11081.20 11161.70 1320.40 USD Billion [+]