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FRED - (Federal Reserve Economic Data)

Last Updated: Feb 2, 2022 11:20 AM

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A database of approximately 3000 economic time series maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Most data were either collected by the Federal Reserve System or published in Federal Reserve documents. Statistics are either monthly or quarterly. Locate data by broad categories or by searching keywords. Categories include the following broad topics:

  • Banking
  • Business and fiscal issues
  • Consumer price index (CPI)
  • Employment and population
  • Exchange rates
  • Federal Reserve Bank-St. Louis District data
  • Gross domestic product (GDP) and its components
  • Interest rates
  • Producer price index (PPI)
  • Reserves and monetary issues
  • Trade and international transactions
  • U.S. financial data

View charts and graphs, and text files online, or download statistics into Excel files or text files.

FRED includes data that had been revised when appropriate. See ALFRED (ArchivaL Federal Researve Economic Data) to view the original statistics.

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