Answered By: Becky Smith, STEM Entrepreneurship & Business
Last Updated: May 13, 2020     Views: 63


Under the blue Search Full Tree tab, select Categories and Topics, and click Go;

Passport search full tree

Under Economic and Consumer Topics, select 'Economy, Finance and Trade'; click next.

Passport economic and consumer topics

In the Geographies page; expand 'North America' by clicking on '+'; select 'USA'; click Search button on the up right corner. 

Passport geographies

Under the Analysis column, click Key Macro-Economic Indicators> select USA and click View Results. There will be several interactive graphs for economic indicators. To download multiple years of GDP data by country, click the first icon on the black Key Economic Indicators bar.


​Click on the Data Tools tab; go to Employment section.

Bureau of Labor Statistics data tools

See "State and County Employment and Wages"; "Employment, Hours, and Earnings".

BLS databases

  • FRED; Use easy search in the economic time series database of the Federal Reserve Board of St. Louis. 
  • Economics and Statistics Administration: a compilation of reports covering different economic indicators. See 'Indicators' tab on the top of the page.
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Economic Indicators
    Includes: Durable Goods Manufacturers' Shipments; Inventories and orders; New Home Sales; Residential Construction; Manufacturing and Trade Inventories; Construction Spending



On the top blue bar, click on 'Report' and then 'Country'. Next, select 'Show more Country Reports' and click on 'United States'. This report has information on GDP, inflation, and trade information.

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