2011 Annual Revision of the National Income and Product Accounts

Table Layouts for the 2011 Annual Revision News Releases

Table layouts described below for the July 29, 2011, gross domestic product news release and for the August 2, 2011, personal income and outlays news release are provided for the convenience of users who wish to make advance preparations for downloading estimates from the news releases soon after they appear. The tables presented contain no estimates, but they show the format in which the tables will be released including column headers, stubs, and footnotes.

The actual news releases will appear in their usual locations on this Web site.

Table layout for the Gross Domestic Product News Release, July 29, 2011

This news release will present BEA’s 2011 annual revision of the national income and product accounts (NIPAs) along with the advance estimates for the second quarter of 2011. In addition to the regular revision of estimates for the most recent three years and the first quarter of 2011, GDP and some components also will be revised for earlier periods as detailed in “Preview of the Upcoming Annual NIPA Revision” in the May Survey of Current Business.

The ASCII file below contains the headers and stubs for the gross domestic product news release tables that will be posted on BEA’s Web site on July 29. The table headers contain the years and quarters for the estimates that will be presented in each table. Complete headers and stubs are shown for the continuations of tables that are too wide to fit on one “page” or panel.

Table layout for the Personal Income and Outlays News Release, August 2, 2011

As part of the annual revision of the NIPAs, revised estimates of personal income and outlays will be released along with advance estimates for June 2011. Personal income, disposable personal income, and their components will be revised back to January 2008, and personal consumption expenditures, personal saving, and the personal saving rate will be revised back to January 2003. Tables 1 through 4 will feature a new presentation of the components of government social benefits to persons: Social security, Medicare, Medicaid, Unemployment insurance, Veterans’ benefits, and Other.

The ASCII file below contains the headers and stubs for the personal income and outlays news release tables that will be posted on BEA’s internet site on August 2. The headers show the years, quarters, and months for the estimates that will be presented in each table. Complete headers and stubs are shown for the continuations of tables that are too wide to fit on one “page” or panel.