Vital Signs
updated 1/10/19

Federal Budget
Oct-Dec
(billions of dollars)
Receipts 771
 (vs. FY '17) +2 (0.2%)
Outlays 1,088
 (vs. FY '17) +49 ( 4.8%)*
Surplus/
(Deficit)
−317
92 worse
*adjusted for timing shifts
CBO Budget Review

Federal Debt
Public 16,101,667
Intragov. 5,872,429
Total 21,974,096
Statutory debt limit 21,933,738
in millions
U.S. Treasury Monthly Stmt.
Dec. 31, 2018

GDP
Current-dollar GDP: $20.66 trillion. (+4.9%)
Third Estimate
3Q '18 v 2Q '18 (annualized):
+3.4%
2Q '18 v 1Q '18
+4.2%
Bur. Econ. Analysis
Dec. 21, 2018

2018 proj: +2.9%
The Economist

Employment
rel.Jan. 4, 2019
Total non-Farm:
150,263 (+312)

Private Sector
127,858 (+301)

Fed. Gov.
2,804.0 (-3)

State/Local Gov.
19,601.0 (+14)

Unemployment Rate
3.9% (+2)

(employment gains (losses) in 000's)

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Dec. Report

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