Release: Debt to Gross Domestic Product Ratios
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.
U.S. Office of Management and Budget and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 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, January 21, 2022.
Source ID: LA154104005.Q
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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Households and Nonprofit Organizations; Debt Securities and Loans; Liability, Level [CMDEBT], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CMDEBT, January 21, 2022.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
Release: Gross Domestic Product
BEA Account Code: A034RC
A Guide to the National Income and Product Accounts of the United States (NIPA) - (http://www.bea.gov/national/pdf/nipaguid.pdf)
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Compensation of Employees: Wages and Salary Accruals [WASCUR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/WASCUR, January 21, 2022.