Vital Signs
updated 10/6/18

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 15,761,155
Intragov. 5,754,904
Total 21,516,058
Statutory debt limit 21,474,848
in millions
U.S. Treasury Monthly Stmt.
Sep 27, 2018

GDP
Current-dollar GDP: $20.41 trillion. (+7.6%)
Third Estimate
2Q '18 v 1Q '18 (annualized):
+4.2%
1Q '18 v 4Q '17
+2.2%
Bur. Econ. Analysis
Sept. 27, 2018

2018 proj: +2.9%
The Economist

Employment
rel. Oct. 5, 2018
Total non-Farm:
149,500 (+134)

Private Sector
127,094 (+121)

Fed. Gov.
2754 (-1.0)

State/Local Gov.
19,612.0 (+14.0)

Unemployment Rate
3.7% (-0.2)

(employment gains (losses) in 000's)

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Sept. Report

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