The American economy expanded an annualized 2% on quarter in Q3 2021, well below market forecasts of 2.7% and slowing sharply from 6.7% in Q2. It is the weakest growth of pandemic recovery as an infusion of government stimulus continued to fade and a surge in COVID-19 cases and global supply constraints weighted on consumption and production. Personal consumption eased sharply (1.6% vs 12% in Q2) as spending on goods decreased (led by motor vehicles and parts) and services decelerated (led by food services and accommodations). Also, nonresidential investment rose much less (1.8% vs 9.2%) and residential one continued to shrink (- 7.7% vs -11.7%). Meanwhile, net exports subtracted 1.14 percentage points from the growth as exports declined 2.5% (vs +7.6%) and imports surged 6.1% (vs 7.1%). Private inventories however added 2.07 percentage points to the growth. source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
GDP Growth Rate in the United States averaged 3.18 percent from 1947 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 33.80 percent in the third quarter of 2020 and a record low of -31.20 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States GDP Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States GDP Growth Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2021.
GDP Growth Rate in the United States is expected to be 4.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States GDP Growth Rate is projected to trend around 1.70 percent in 2022 and 1.90 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.