Personal Consumption Expenditures Rose 0.6% in April

Washington, DC, May 31, 2018-Personal income increased $49.5 billion (0.3%) in April according to estimates released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Disposable personal income (DPI) increased $60.9 billion (0.4%) and personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $79.8 billion (0.6%).

Real DPI increased 0.2% in April and Real PCE increased 0.4%.

The PCE price index increased 0.2%. Excluding food and energy, the PCE price index increased 0.2%.