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Tracking the Global Recession: United States

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Real Gross Domestic Product

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.

The following FRED® data series are used to create the charts above: