U.S. corporate profits 2018, by industry

Corporate profits in the United States in 2018, by industry (in billion U.S. dollars)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Jun 26, 2019
U.S. corporate profits 2018, by industry This statistic shows corporate profits in the United States in 2018, by industry. Corporate profits are defined as the net income of corporations in the National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA). In 2018, corporations in the chemical products industry made profits of about 45.8 billion U.S. dollars. Total corporate profits amounted to 2.31 trillion U.S. dollars in Q4 2018.
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Corporate profits in the United States in 2018, by industry (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Domestic industriesProfits in billion U.S. dollars
Other nonfinancial446.3
Other financial383.4
Information156.4
Retail trade154.1
Wholesale trade104.2
Federal Reserve banks64.9
Other durable goods56.4
Transportation and warehousing55.6
Food and beverage and tobacco products50.5
Chemical products45.8
Computer and electronic products38.2
Other nondurable goods31
Fabricated metal products22.3
Machinery15.4
Motor vehicles, bodies and trailers, and parts10
Petroleum and coal products9.4
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components3.2
Utilities-2.1
Domestic industriesProfits in billion U.S. dollars
Other nonfinancial446.3
Other financial383.4
Information156.4
Retail trade154.1
Wholesale trade104.2
Federal Reserve banks64.9
Other durable goods56.4
Transportation and warehousing55.6
Food and beverage and tobacco products50.5
Chemical products45.8
Computer and electronic products38.2
Other nondurable goods31
Fabricated metal products22.3
Machinery15.4
Motor vehicles, bodies and trailers, and parts10
Petroleum and coal products9.4
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components3.2
Utilities-2.1
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Jun 26, 2019
This statistic shows corporate profits in the United States in 2018, by industry. Corporate profits are defined as the net income of corporations in the National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA). In 2018, corporations in the chemical products industry made profits of about 45.8 billion U.S. dollars. Total corporate profits amounted to 2.31 trillion U.S. dollars in Q4 2018.
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