United States Categorical Economic Policy Uncertainty Index

1985 - 2022 | Monthly | Index | Economic Policy Uncertainty

Key information about United States Categorical Economic Policy Uncertainty Index: United States

  • United States Categorical Economic Policy Uncertainty Index was reported at 138.406 Index in Oct 2022.
  • This records an increase from the previous number of 105.224 Index for Sep 2022.
  • US Categorical Economic Policy Uncertainty Index data is updated monthly, averaging 92.856 Index from Jan 1985 to Oct 2022, with 454 observations.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 503.012 Index in Apr 2020 and a record low of 37.266 Index in Jul 2007.
  • US Categorical Economic Policy Uncertainty Index data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by Economic Policy Uncertainty.
  • The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Economic Policy Uncertainty Index – Table: Categorical Economic Policy Uncertainty Index: By Country.

The Categorical Data include a range of sub-indexes based solely on news data. These are derived using results from the Access World News database of over 2,000 US newspapers. Each categorical series is multiplicatively normalized to have a mean of 100 from 1985-2010.

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What was United States's Categorical Economic Policy Uncertainty Index in Oct 2022?

United States Categorical Economic Policy Uncertainty Index was reported at 138.406 Index in Oct 2022. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
138.406 Oct 2022 105.224 Sep 2022 37.266 Jul 2007 503.012 Apr 2020 Index monthly Jan 1985 - Oct 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.5 Sep 2022 quarterly Sep 1981 - Sep 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -87,798.000 Oct 2022 monthly Oct 1980 - Oct 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 314,779.000 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1967 - Oct 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 17.8 2021 yearly 1968 - 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 31,413,322.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1969 - Nov 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 123.7 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1969 - Sep 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (USD bn) 11,781.019 2027 yearly 2001 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (USD bn) 40,841.962 2027 yearly 2001 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (USD bn) 9,639.307 2027 yearly 2001 - 2027
Federal Government Financing: Borrowing from the Public (USD bn) 43.244 Oct 2022 monthly Sep 1982 - Oct 2022
Federal Government Outlays (USD bn) 917.396 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 1980 - Sep 2022
Federal Government Receipts (USD bn) 487.723 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 1967 - Sep 2022
Federal Govt Receipts: Excise Taxes (USD bn) 11.678 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 1967 - Sep 2022
Federal Debt: Public Debt Securities (PDS) (USD bn) 31,413.322 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1969 - Nov 2022
Gross Federal Debt: Annual: Percentage of GDP (%) 127.000 2021 yearly 1940 - 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.133 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -99,002.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Oct 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 173,693.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 10.7 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 5,799,639.651 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 32,243,592.397 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 47,810,590.631 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 272,694.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 12.6 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 88,150,184.246 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 66,110,357.461 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 12,193.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 44,331.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Imports: Customs: Goods: Foods, Feeds and Beverages (USD mn) 17,621.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Oct 2022
Imports: Customs: Goods: Industrial Supplies (USD mn) 64,203.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Oct 2022
Imports: Customs: Goods: Capital Goods (USD mn) 76,817.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Oct 2022
Exports: FAS: Goods: Industrial Supplies (USD mn) 70,679.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Sep 2022
Imports: Customs: Goods: Automotive Vehicles, Parts etc (USD mn) 37,024.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Oct 2022
Exports: FAS: Goods: Capital Goods (USD mn) 51,291.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Trade Balance: Goods (USD mn) -102,512.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Imports: Customs: Goods: Consumer Goods (USD mn) 75,742.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Oct 2022
Exports: FAS: Goods: Foods, Feeds and Beverages (USD mn) 16,745.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Exports: FAS: Goods: Automotive Vehicles, Parts etc (USD mn) 14,171.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Exports: FAS: Goods: Consumer Goods (USD mn) 21,005.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Exports: FAS: Goods (USD mn) 179,900.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Exports: FAS: sa: Goods: Automotive Vehicles and Parts (USD mn) 13,662.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Exports: FAS: sa: Goods: Capital Goods (USD mn) 49,587.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Exports: FAS: sa: Goods: Consumer Goods (USD mn) 19,500.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Imports: Customs: sa: Goods: Industrial Supplies (USD mn) 65,690.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Oct 2022
Imports: Customs: sa: Goods: Consumer Goods (USD mn) 68,352.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Oct 2022
Exports: FAS: sa: Goods: Food and Beverages (USD mn) 14,106.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Imports: Customs: sa: Goods: Automotive Vehicles and Parts (USD mn) 34,899.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Sep 2022
Imports: Customs: sa: Goods: Food and Beverages (USD mn) 17,191.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Sep 2022
Exports: FAS: sa: Goods: Industrial Supplies (USD mn) 69,517.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Imports: Customs: sa: Goods: Capital Goods (USD mn) 74,420.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Oct 2022
Exports: FAS: Japan (USD mn) 6,632.608 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Sep 2022
Exports: FAS: Japan: sa (USD mn) 7,762.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Aug 2022
Exports: FAS: China: sa (USD mn) 12,193.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Exports: FAS: United Kingdom: sa (USD mn) 6,332.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Aug 2022
Exports: FAS: Mexico: sa (USD mn) 27,628.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Exports: FAS: Mexico (USD mn) 27,915.722 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2022
Exports: FAS: Canada: sa (USD mn) 29,443.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Aug 2022
Exports: FAS: United Kingdom (USD mn) 7,065.904 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2022
Exports: FAS: China (USD mn) 11,953.509 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2022
Exports: FAS: Canada (USD mn) 30,463.906 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2022
Imports: Customs: Japan: sa (USD mn) 12,094.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Imports: Customs: Canada: sa (USD mn) 35,285.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Imports: Customs: United Kingdom: sa (USD mn) 5,509.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Imports: Customs: Japan (USD mn) 11,514.897 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2022
Imports: Customs: Mexico: sa (USD mn) 39,569.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Imports: Customs: Mexico (USD mn) 39,506.875 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2022
Imports: Customs: China: sa (USD mn) 44,331.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Sep 2022
Imports: 1-Digit: China (CN) (USD mn) 49,247.891 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2022
Imports: Customs: Canada (USD mn) 36,047.969 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 122,012.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -251,090.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 69,528.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 433,482.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 6.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 265,461.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1973 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 376,441.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1973 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 24,048,762.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 100.2 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 7,907,257.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 34.0 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Total Debt: % of GDP (%) 779.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1951 - Jun 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -701.361 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -16,309,277.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
BOP: Financial Account: Acquisition of Financial Assets: Net (USD mn) 409,125.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
BOP: Current Acct: Balance: GS: Services (USD mn) 54,368.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
BoP: FA: Assets: Reserve Assets (USD mn) 2,105.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2018
BoP: FA: Assets: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 223,199.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2018
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Other Investment (OI) (USD mn) 244,895.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2018
BOP: Current Acct: Balance: GS: Goods (USD mn) -312,145.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
BoP: FA: Assets: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -149,565.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2018
BoP: FA: Net Incurrence of Liabilities (USD mn) 315,603.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2018
BoP: Statistical Discrepancy (USD mn) -69,659.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2018
BoP: FA: Liabilities: Portfolio Investment (PI) (USD mn) -12,853.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2018
BOP: Capital Account: Balance (USD mn) -3,806.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2022
BOP: Current Account: Balance (USD mn) -257,356.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
BOP: Current Acct: Balance: Primary Income (USD mn) 41,227.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
BOP: sa: Current Acct: Balance: GS: Services (USD mn) 57,090.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
BOP: sa: Financial Account: Acquisition of Financial Assets: Net (USD mn) 386,235.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
BOP: sa: Capital Account: Balance (USD mn) -3,806.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Jun 2022
BOP: sa: Financial Acct: Assets: Direct Investment (USD mn) 99,122.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
BoP: sa: FA: Liabilities: Direct Investment (DI) (USD mn) 88,175.000 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1960 - Dec 2018
BOP: sa: Current Acct: Balance: GS: Goods (USD mn) -310,529.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
BOP: sa: Current Acct: Balance: Primary Income (USD mn) 43,644.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Net International Investment Position (IIP): US Assets (USD bn) 30,976.894 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
Net International Investment Position (IIP): US Liabilities (USD bn) 47,286.171 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2022
FDI: Finance & Insurance (USD mn) 9,816.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2022
FDI: Wholesale Trade (USD mn) 16,867.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
FDI: Information (USD mn) 2,173.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2022
FDI: Retail Trade (USD mn) 3,806.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD mn) 62,787.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
FDI: Mfg (USD mn) 21,270.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Europe: Netherlands (USD mn) 5,052.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Europe: France (USD mn) 2,006.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Europe: United Kingdom (USD mn) 7,066.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Canada (USD mn) 23,564.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Asia and Pacific: Japan (USD mn) 9,896.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Mar 2022
Direct Investment Abroad: Wholesale Trade (USD mn) 6,002.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Direct Investment Abroad: Information (USD mn) 10,521.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Direct Investment Abroad: Finance & Insurance (USD mn) 32,629.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Direct Investment Abroad: Mfg (USD mn) 26,698.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Direct Investment Abroad: Europe: Ireland (USD mn) 47,677.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Direct Investment Abroad: Europe: United Kingdom (USD mn) 59,981.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Mar 2022
Direct Investment Abroad: Europe: Netherlands (USD mn) 44.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Direct Investment Abroad: WH: Bermuda (USD mn) 1,117.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Direct Investment Abroad: Europe: Luxembourg (USD mn) 3,136.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2022
Number of Bankruptcy Filings (Unit) 101,715.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.2 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Sep 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 66.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 133,535.000 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Sep 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 20,099,900.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - Oct 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 21,415,200.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - Oct 2022
M2 Growth (%) 1.3 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Oct 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 0.0 Nov 2022 monthly Nov 1980 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 33,935.0 Sep 2022 monthly Mar 1961 - Sep 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 0.136 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1961 - Sep 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 0.1 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Oct 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 11,041.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1947 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 17,687,715.500 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 0.5 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1974 - Oct 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 30,080,534.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Households (%) 7.500 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 13.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Credit to Households (USD bn) 18,213.147 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1945 - Mar 2022
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 37,212.363 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1945 - Mar 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 16,505,000.0 Sep 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Sep 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 11,754,055.900 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1947 - Oct 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 11.99 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1948 - Oct 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 155.46 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1951 - Jun 2022
Reserve Assets: Holdings of Convertible Foreign Currencies (USD bn) 33.821 Oct 2022 monthly Mar 1961 - Oct 2022
Reserve Assets (USD bn) 232.852 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1947 - Oct 2022
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Categorical Economic Policy Uncertainty Index (Index) 138.406 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Oct 2022
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -21.2 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1949 - Oct 2022
Report On Business: Purchasing Managers' Index (NA) 50.200 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1948 - Oct 2022
Leading Index: US (%) 1.718 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 1982 - Feb 2020
Economic Optimism Index (NA) 40.400 Nov 2022 monthly Feb 2001 - Nov 2022
Leading Economic Index (2016=100) 114.900 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - Oct 2022

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