Growth and economic well-being: first quarter 2019, OECD

OECD household income growth continued to outpace GDP growth in first quarter of 2019

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21/08/2019 – Growth in real household income per capita, which provides a better picture of changes in households’ economic well-being than real GDP growth per capita, accelerated to 0.6% in the OECD area in the first quarter of 2019, compared with 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2018, outpacing real GDP growth per capita for the second straight quarter.

Real household income per capita and real GDP per capita

Percentage change on the previous quarter, seasonally adjusted data


> Household Dashboard for quarterly growth rates of real household income per capita and real GDP for all OECD countries (when available) and geographic groupings.

> Non-financial accounts by economic sector for the full set of non-financial quarterly sector accounts

  • Next publication date: 7 November 2019
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