Vital Signs
updated 9/10/18

Federal Budget
Oct-Aug
(billions of dollars)
Receipts 2,985
 (vs. FY '17) +19 (0.6%)
Outlays 3,880
 (vs. FY '17) +240 (6.59%)*
Surplus/
(Deficit)
−895
222 worse
* before effect of timing shifts
CBO Budget Review

Federal Debt
Public 15,785,389
Intragov. 5,673,461
Total 21,195,070
Statutory debt limit 21,458,850
in millions
U.S. Treasury Monthly Stmt.
Aug 31, 2018

GDP
Current-dollar GDP: $20.41 trillion. (+7.6%)
Second Estimate
2Q '18 v 1Q '18 (annualized):
+4.2%
1Q '18 v 4Q '17
+2.2%
Bur. Econ. Analysis
Aug. 28, 2018

2018 proj: +2.9%
The Economist

Employment
rel. Sep 7, 2018
Total non-Farm:
149,279 (+201)

Private Sector
126,939 (+204)

Fed. Gov.
2,796.0 (-)

State/Local Gov.
19,544.0 (-3.0)

Unemployment Rate
3.9% (-0.1)

(employment gains (losses) in 000's)

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Aug. Report

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