United States Policy Rate

1954 - 2020 | Monthly | % pa | Federal Reserve Board

United States cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Effective Federal Funds Rate) was set at 0.09 % pa in Oct 2020, compared with 0.09 % pa in the previous Sep 2020. United States Policy Rate averaged 4.47 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Jul 1954 to Oct 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 22.00 % pa in Dec 1980 and a record low of 0.04 % pa in Dec 2011. CEIC calculates the Policy Rate using the last day update of daily series 'Effective Federal Funds Rate (UDLAA)'.

In the latest reports, United States Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: Treasury Bills: 3 Months was reported at 0.09 % pa in Oct 2020. Its Long Term Interest Rate (Treasury Notes Yield: Constant Maturity: Nominal: 10 Years) was reported at 0.79 % pa in Oct 2020.

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United States Policy Rate

What was United States's Policy Rate in Oct 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
0.09 Oct 2020 0.09 Sep 2020 0.04 Dec 2011 22.00 Dec 1980 % pa monthly Jul 1954 - Oct 2020

Policy Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (% pa) 0.50 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020
Algeria (% pa) 3.00 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1963 - Dec 2020
Argentina (%) 30.79 Oct 2020 monthly Aug 1985 - Oct 2020
Armenia (% pa) 5.25 Dec 2020 monthly May 2001 - Dec 2020
Australia (% pa) 0.10 Nov 2020 monthly Aug 1990 - Nov 2020
Austria (% pa) 0.00 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (% pa) 6.50 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Nov 2020
Bahrain (% pa) 1.00 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (% pa) 4.75 Nov 2020 monthly Sep 2009 - Nov 2020
Belarus (% pa) 7.75 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1991 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -14.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1981 - Sep 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -284,071.000 Oct 2020 monthly Oct 1980 - Oct 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 336,325.000 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 1967 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 15.9 2019 yearly 1968 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 27,747,798.0 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1969 - Dec 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 128.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1969 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (USD bn) 9,257.653 2025 yearly 2001 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (USD bn) 35,294.369 2025 yearly 2001 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (USD bn) 7,840.214 2025 yearly 2001 - 2025
Federal Government Receipts (USD bn) 219.553 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1967 - Nov 2020
Federal Government Financing: Borrowing from the Public (USD bn) 251.250 Nov 2020 monthly Sep 1982 - Nov 2020
Federal Govt Receipts: Excise Taxes (USD bn) 5.602 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 1967 - Nov 2020
Federal Government Outlays (USD bn) 364.819 Nov 2020 monthly Oct 1980 - Nov 2020
Federal Debt: Public Debt Securities (PDS) (USD bn) 27,747.798 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1969 - Dec 2020
Gross Federal Debt: Annual: Percentage of GDP (%) 106.900 2019 yearly 1940 - 2019

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