Release: Debt to Gross Domestic Product Ratios
Gross Federal Debt as Percent of Gross Domestic Product (GFDGDPA188S) was first constructed by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in January 2013. It is calculated using Gross Federal Debt (FYGFD) and Gross Domestic Product (GDPA):
GFDGDPA188S = (FYGFD/GDPA)*100
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Gross Federal Debt as Percent of Gross Domestic Product [GFDGDPA188S], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/GFDGDPA188S, October 16, 2018.