Aggregate demand

Aggregate demand is an economic measurement of the total amount of demand for all finished goods and services produced in an economy. Aggregate demand is expressed as the total amount of money exchanged for those goods and services at a specific price level and point in time.

Aggregate demand represents the total demand for goods and services at any given price level in a given period. Aggregate demand over the long-term equals gross domestic product (GDP) because the two metrics are calculated in the same way. GDP represents the total amount of goods and services produced in an economy while aggregate demand is the demand or desire for those goods. As a result of the same calculation methods, the aggregate demand and GDP increase or decrease together—Read more at Investopedia. Kenton, Will. “Aggregate Demand.” 15 October 2019.