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Survey of Current Business

Table of Contents
 January 1995

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Regular features

1 Business Situation (PDF)

U.S. economic activity continued at a strong pace in the fourth quarter of 1994: Real GDP increased 4.5 percent after increasing 4.0 percent and 4.1 percent in the preceding two quarters. Inflation slowed; the price index for gross domestic purchases increased 2.5 percent after increasing 3.5 percent in the third quarter.

30 Personal Income by State and Region, Third Quarter 1994 (PDF)

Personal income in the Nation slowed in the third quarter of 1994 from a substantial second-quarter increase that was partly attributable to a rebound from destruction caused by the Northridge, California, earthquake. In Nevada and Florida, pickups in personal income in the third quarter partly reflected large increases in dividend, interest, and rental income that may be partly traceable to recent above-average increases in the number of retirement-age residents.

35 User’s Guide to BEA Information (PDF)

Contains updated information to help users locate the most recent and most frequently requested BEA products. The guide also includes descriptions of BEA’s programs, a subject listing for BEA products, and order information and forms.

Reports and statistical presentations

7 National Income and Product Accounts (PDF)

  7 Selected NIPA Tables

26  NIPA Charts

28 Selected Monthly Estimates (PDF)

C-1 Business Cycle Indicators (PDF)

C-1 Data tables

C-6 Footnotes for pages C-1 through C-5

C-7 Charts

C-28 Historical data for selected series

 

LOOKING AHEAD

Mid-Decade Review. As part of a mid-decade strategic review of the national, regional, and international accounts, BEA will publish a report in the February SURVEY that identifies the most pressing needs of the system and that recommends specific steps to address these needs. The mid-decade review is designed to guide improvements in the Federal Government’s statistical picture of the U.S. economy.

Guide to BEA Statistics on U.S. Multinational Companies. A guide to BEA statistics on U.S. multinational companies—that is, U.S. parent companies and their foreign affiliates—will appear in a forthcoming issue of the SURVEY. The guide will describe each data series on U.S. direct investment abroad and will discuss the uses and limitations of each series.