The Detroit Economic Activity Index: September 2021 Results
The Chicago Fed’s Detroit Economic Activity Index (DEAI) was –0.77 in September 2021, down from +0.21 in the previous month. An index value greater than zero points to the city of Detroit’s economic activity growing faster than trend, while an index value less than zero points to the city’s economic activity growing slower than trend.
The complete results of the most recent DEAI—for September 2021 (covering the third quarter of 2021)—have been posted on the DEAI page of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago website. A copy of the September 2021 DEAI release can be found here.
Starting in 2022, the DEAI will be released twice a year instead of quarterly. The 2022 release dates are available online.
The December 2021 DEAI release (covering the second half of 2021) will be posted on March 3, 2022.