Personal Income & Spending Rose in September

Washington, DC, October 29, 2018-Personal income increased $35.7 billion (0.2%) in September, according to estimates released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. 

Disposable personal income (DPI) increased $29.1 billion (0.2%) and personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $53.0 billion (0.4%).

Real DPI increased 0.1% in September and Real PCE increased 0.3%. The PCE price index

increased 0.1%. Excluding food and energy, the PCE price index increased 0.2%.