Federal Debt, Total as a Percent of Gross Domestic Product

Quarterly , seasonally adjusted . Federal Debt: Total Public Debt as Percent of Gross Domestic Product (GFDEGDQ188S) was first constructed by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in October 2012. It is calculated using Federal Government Debt: Total Public Debt (GFDEBTN) and Gross Domestic Product, 1 Decimal (GDP): GFDEGDQ188S = ((GFDEBTN/1000)/GDP)*100 GFDEBTN/1000 transforms GFDEBTN from millions of dollars to billions of dollars.

Data Source: http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/