# Federal Debt Held by the Public as Percent of Gross Domestic Product (FYGFGDQ188S)  Excel (data)  CSV (data)  Image (graph)  PowerPoint (graph)  PDF (graph)

Observation:

Q1 2017: -0.64825
Updated: Jun 29, 2017

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(a) Federal Debt Held by the Public as Percent of Gross Domestic Product, Percent of GDP, Seasonally Adjusted (FYGFGDQ188S)
Federal Debt Held by the Public as Percent of Gross Domestic Product (FYGFGDQ188S) was first constructed by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in October 2012. It is calculated using Federal Debt Held by the Public (FYGFDPUN) and Gross Domestic Product, 1 Decimal (GDP):
FYGFGDQ188S = ((FYGFDPUN/1000)/GDP)*100
FYGFDPUN/1000 transforms FYGFDPUN from millions of dollars to billions of dollars.

Federal Debt Held by the Public as Percent of Gross Domestic Product

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Release: Debt to Gross Domestic Product Ratios

Units:  Percent of GDP, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Quarterly

#### Notes:

Federal Debt Held by the Public as Percent of Gross Domestic Product (FYGFGDQ188S) was first constructed by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in October 2012. It is calculated using Federal Debt Held by the Public (FYGFDPUN) and Gross Domestic Product, 1 Decimal (GDP):
FYGFGDQ188S = ((FYGFDPUN/1000)/GDP)*100
FYGFDPUN/1000 transforms FYGFDPUN from millions of dollars to billions of dollars.

#### Suggested Citation:

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Federal Debt Held by the Public as Percent of Gross Domestic Product [FYGFGDQ188S], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FYGFGDQ188S, July 26, 2017.

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