March 2022

Director’s Message

A message from Mary Bohman, Acting Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

GDP and the Economy: Second Estimates for the Fourth Quarter of 2021

Real GDP increased 7.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2021, reflecting increases in private inventory investment, exports, consumer spending, and nonresidential fixed investment.

Returns for Domestic Nonfinancial Business

Aggregate rates of return for nonfinancial corporations, industries, and selected industry groups are reported annually. Domestic nonfinancial corporate returns decreased in 2020.

Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account: National and State-Level Statistics for 2020

Updated statistics presented by both activity and industry; the outdoor recreation economy contracted more sharply in 2020 than the overall U.S. economy.

New and Updated County Statistics: GDP for 2020 and 2001–2019 and Personal Income for 2020 and 1998–2019

A look at new personal income and GDP statistics by county for 2020. GDP decreased, while personal income increased.

Revisions to Estimation Methods for Regional Price Parities: Updates Back to 2008

The first major revisions to estimation methods since the RPPs were officially introduced in 2014.