Personal saving rate in the United States from January 2016 to October 2018

Monthly personal saving rate in the U.S. 2016-2018 The statistic presents the personal saving rate in the United States from January 2016 to October 2018. Personal saving rate is calculated as the ratio of personal saving to disposable personal income. In October 2018, the personal saving rate in the U.S. amounted to 6.1 percent.
Personal savings - additional information

Saving refers to strategies of accumulating capital for future use by either not spending a part of one’s income or cutting down on certain costs. Saved money may be preserved as cash, put on a deposit account or invested in various financial instruments. Investing usually incorporates some level of risk which means that part of the invested money can be gone. The example of a relatively safe investment would be saving bonds, debt securities issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

The personal saving rate in the United States amounted to 2.4 percent in 2017, as opposed to 10.4 percent in 1960. The personal savings in the United States amounted to just over 384 billion U.S. dollars in the fourth quarter of 2017.
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Personal saving rate
Oct 186.1%
Sep 186.3%
Aug 186.3%
Jul 186.3%
Jun 186.5%
May 186.6%
Apr 186.8%
Mar 187.2%
Feb 187.4%
Jan 187%
Dec 176.2%
Nov 176.2%
Oct 176.5%
Sep 176.6%
Aug 176.8%
Jul 176.7%
Jun 176.6%
May 176.9%
Apr 176.7%
Mar 177%
Feb 177.2%
Jan 176.7%
Dec 166.3%
Nov 166.4%
Oct 166.4%
Sep 166.3%
Aug 166.3%
Jul 166.4%
Jun 166.2%
May 166.6%
Apr 167%
Mar 167.5%
Feb 167.2%
Jan 167.7%
Personal saving rate
Oct 186.1%
Sep 186.3%
Aug 186.3%
Jul 186.3%
Jun 186.5%
May 186.6%
Apr 186.8%
Mar 187.2%
Feb 187.4%
Jan 187%
Dec 176.2%
Nov 176.2%
Oct 176.5%
Sep 176.6%
Aug 176.8%
Jul 176.7%
Jun 176.6%
May 176.9%
Apr 176.7%
Mar 177%
Feb 177.2%
Jan 176.7%
Dec 166.3%
Nov 166.4%
Oct 166.4%
Sep 166.3%
Aug 166.3%
Jul 166.4%
Jun 166.2%
May 166.6%
Apr 167%
Mar 167.5%
Feb 167.2%
Jan 167.7%
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The statistic presents the personal saving rate in the United States from January 2016 to October 2018. Personal saving rate is calculated as the ratio of personal saving to disposable personal income. In October 2018, the personal saving rate in the U.S. amounted to 6.1 percent.
Personal savings - additional information

Saving refers to strategies of accumulating capital for future use by either not spending a part of one’s income or cutting down on certain costs. Saved money may be preserved as cash, put on a deposit account or invested in various financial instruments. Investing usually incorporates some level of risk which means that part of the invested money can be gone. The example of a relatively safe investment would be saving bonds, debt securities issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

The personal saving rate in the United States amounted to 2.4 percent in 2017, as opposed to 10.4 percent in 1960. The personal savings in the United States amounted to just over 384 billion U.S. dollars in the fourth quarter of 2017.
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Release date
December 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
January 2016 to October 2018

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