This graph shows the quarterly growth of the real GDP in the United States from 2009 to the first quarter of 2013. Real Gross Domestic Product is defined as an inflation-adjusted measure that reflects the value of all goods and services produced in a given year, expressed in base-year prices. Unlike nominal GDP, real GDP can account for changes in the price level, and provide a more accurate figure. The U.S. GDP increased by 0.4 percent from third quarter 2012 to the fourth quarter 2012. Overall, the U.S. GDP increased by 2.2 percent in 2012, which can be found here.