# Federal Surplus or Deficit [-] as Percent of Gross Domestic Product (FYFSGDA188S)  Excel (data)  CSV (data)  Image (graph)  PowerPoint (graph)  PDF (graph)

Observation:

2015: -2.43065
Updated: Jul 29, 2016

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Percent of GDP,

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(a) Federal Surplus or Deficit [-] as Percent of Gross Domestic Product, Percent of GDP, Not Seasonally Adjusted (FYFSGDA188S)
Federal Surplus or Deficit [-] as Percent of Gross Domestic Product (FYFSGDA188S) was first constructed by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in October 2012. It is calculated using Federal Surplus or Deficit [-] (FYFSD) and Gross Domestic Product (GDPA):
FYFSGDA188S = ((FYFSD/1000)/GDPA)*100
FYFSD/1000 transforms FYFSD from millions of dollars to billions of dollars.

Federal Surplus or Deficit [-] as Percent of Gross Domestic Product

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#### Notes:

Federal Surplus or Deficit [-] as Percent of Gross Domestic Product (FYFSGDA188S) was first constructed by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in October 2012. It is calculated using Federal Surplus or Deficit [-] (FYFSD) and Gross Domestic Product (GDPA):
FYFSGDA188S = ((FYFSD/1000)/GDPA)*100
FYFSD/1000 transforms FYFSD from millions of dollars to billions of dollars.

#### Suggested Citation:

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and US. Office of Management and Budget, Federal Surplus or Deficit [-] as Percent of Gross Domestic Product [FYFSGDA188S], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FYFSGDA188S, December 9, 2016.

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