What is it?
Real Personal Consumption Expenditures measures the change in goods and services purchased by consumers within the United States, measured in billions of dollars.
Who is interested?
Economist, Analyst, Investors
What does it tell me?
Real Personal Consumption Expenditures tell you the growth of the prices that people in living in the United States, or those purchasing on their behalf, pay for goods and services. It can be used as a measure of inflation or deflation across a wide range of consumer expenses and reflecting changes in consumer behavior.