PDF version of charts and data references.
NOTE: The charts plot Real Gross Domestic Product (SAAR, Chn. 2005$) and its major components; each series is
indexed to 100 at the start of the recession. The current recession (red line) started in the fourth quarter of 2007. The solid
blue line indicates the average over the past ten recessions. The two
dashed lines report the highest and lowest values recorded across the past ten recessions.