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America's Economy

Take the pulse of the U.S. Economy straight from your phone. The America’s Economy app provides real-time updates for 19 key economic indicators released from the U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Bureau of Economic Analysis. Key economic measures on employment, manufacturing, international trade, retail sales, and residential construction and sales allow those who follow the U.S. economy to be the first to see whether the indicator has gone up or down since the previous report, and trends over time.

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Key Features

  • Quick overview of indicators measuring the U.S. economy
  • Detailed page for each indicator with trend data
  • Share indicators on Facebook, Twitter and via email
  • View release schedules for indicators
  • Set up notifications and custom views

Indicators (20)

  • Advance Monthly Retail Sales
  • Advance Report Durable Goods
  • Business Inventories
  • Construction Spending
  • Consumer Price Index
  • Homeownership Rate
  • International Trade
  • Manufacturers’ Goods
  • Monthly Wholesale
  • New Residential Construction
  • New Residential Sales
  • Nonfarm Payroll
  • Personal Income
  • Producer Price Index
  • QFR–Manufacturing
  • QFR–Retail Trade
  • Quarterly Services Survey
  • Real Gross Domestic Product
  • Rental Vacancy Rate
  • Unemployment Rate

The America’s Economy app is just one example of how the Census Bureau is following the Digital Government Strategy by making its statistics more available anywhere, anytime and in any place. The Census Bureau does not collect or retain any information using this application. All information is stored only on your phone.

Terms of Service

America’s Economy is a mobile application provided by the U.S. Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies that provides the public access to key economic indicators about the health of the U.S. economy through any IOS or Android smart phone or tablet device.

Information presented on America’s Economy is public information and may be freely distributed or copied.

The Census Bureau does not require individuals to register or provide any personally identifiable information (PII) to Census as a condition of downloading or using America’s Economy. The Census Bureau will not have access to any information regarding individuals or individuals’ devices using the America’s Economy application.

The user shall indemnify and hold harmless the United States/Commerce and its instrumentalities from all claims, liabilities, demands, damages, expenses, and losses arising from or in connection with use of the America’s Economy application.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Center for New Media and Promotions | (301) 763-5716 | Last Revised: August 06, 2014