Bureau of Economic Analysis: Gross Domestic Product, First Quarter 2019 (Advance Estimate)
The U.S. Economy Grew at a 3.2 Percent Annualized Rate in the First Quarter of 2019, states a preliminary estimate
Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2019, according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the fourth quarter of 2018, real GDP increased 2.2 percent.
Current-dollar GDP increased 3.8 percent, or $197.6 billion, in the first quarter to a level of $21.06
trillion. In the fourth quarter, current-dollar GDP increased 4.1 percent, or $206.9 billion. The price index for gross domestic purchases increased 0.8 percent in the first quarter, compared with an increase of 1.7 percent in the fourth quarter.