Q4 2017 GDP Estimate Revised from 2.6% to 2.5%

Washington, DC, February 28, 2018-Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 2.5% in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the second estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

In the third quarter, real GDP increased 3.2%.

The GDP estimate released today is based on more complete source data than were available for the advance estimate issued last mon

In the advance estimate, the increase in real GDP was 2.6%. With this second estimate for the fourth quarter, the general picture of economic growth remains the same.