Vital Signs
updated 12/10/18

Federal Budget
Oct-Sep
(billions of dollars)
Receipts 3,328
 (vs. FY '17) +13 (0.4%)
Outlays 4,154
 (vs. FY '17) +175 (4.4%)*
Surplus/
(Deficit)
−826
162 worse
* excluding effect of timing shifts
CBO Budget Review

Federal Debt
Public 15,843,329
Intragov. 5,859,040
Total 21,516,058
Statutory debt limit 21,702,370
in millions
U.S. Treasury Monthly Stmt.
Oct 31, 2018

GDP
Current-dollar GDP: $20.66 trillion. (+4.6%)
Second Estimate
3Q '18 v 2Q '18 (annualized):
+3.5%
2Q '18 v 1Q '18
+4.2%
Bur. Econ. Analysis
Nov. 28, 2018

2018 proj: +2.9%
The Economist

Employment
rel. Dec. 7, 2018
Total non-Farm:
149,893 (+155)

Private Sector
127,515 (+161)

Fed. Gov.
2,804.0 (+3)

State/Local Gov.
19,574.0 (-9)

Unemployment Rate
3.7% (-)

(employment gains (losses) in 000's)

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Nov. Report

Population:
325,719,178
(Census Bureau, Jul 1, '17)