U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 1990 to 2017

U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 1990 to 2017

YearU.S. Gross Domestic Product
(billions of chained
2009 $; Dec 31; seasonally adjusted)
(percent (%) change
from previous year)
19908,907.4 [1]
19919,016.4 [2]1.2
19929,406.54.3
19939,653.52.6
199410,052.54.1
199510,281.22.3
199610,739.14.5
199711,210.34.4
199811,770.75.0
199912,323.34.7
200012,679.32.9
10-year Average Change3.6
200112,705.3 [3]0.2
200212,964.02.0
200313,528.74.4
200413,950.43.1
200514,373.43.0
200614,716.92.4
200714,991.8 [4]1.9
200814,577.0-2.8
200914,541.9-0.2
201014,939.02.7
10-year Average Change1.7
201115,190.31.7
201215,384.31.3
201315,793.92.7
201416,220.22.7
201516,547.62.0
201616,851.41.8
201717,286.5 [5]2.6
7-year Average Change2.1
Average Change
1991 to 20172.5
1991 to 20003.6
2001 to 20101.7
2011 to 20172.1
Clinton Administration(1993 to 2000)3.8
Bush Administration(2001 to 2008)1.8
Obama Administration(2009 to 2016)1.8
Reviewed July 23 2018

[1] U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Real Gross Domestic Product [A191RL1Q225SBEA], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://red.stlouisfed.org/series/A191RL1Q225SBEA, February 1, 2017. 2017 data were retrieved July 23, 2018.

[2] The U.S. economy experienced an “8-month-long contraction” from July 1990 to March 1991. See Kevin L. Kliesen, “The 2001 Recession: How was It Different and What Developments May Have Caused It?”, Review, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, September/October, 2003, pp. 23-38.

[3] The U.S. economy experienced an “8-month-long contraction” from March 2001 to November 2001. Kliesen, Kevin, Review, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, September/October, 2003, pp. 23-38.

[4] Conforming to the Kliesen recession-duration format, the U.S. economy experienced an 18-month-long contraction from December 2007 to June 2009.

[5] See footnote 1 for source. Data obtained July 23, 2018.

Indicates a recession during some or all months of highlighted years.

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