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A glance at Obama’s economic assumptions

A glance at the economic assumptions underlying the budget President Barack Obama submitted to Congress for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. Gross Domestic Product is in trillions of dollars.
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Gross Domestic Product 14.5 15.1 15.8 16.5 17.4 18.4
GDP % Change, Year to Year 4.2 4 4.5 4.7 5.3 6
GDP % Change, Adjusted for Inflation 3 1.8 2.7 3 3.6 4.1
Consumer Price Index, % Change, Year to Year 1.6 3.2 2.2 1.9 2 2
Civilian Unemployment Rate 9.6 9 8.9 8.6 8.1 7.3
Interest Rate on 91-day Treasury Bills 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 1.4 2.7
Interest Rate on 10-year Treasury Notes 3.2 2.8 2.8 3.5 3.9 4.4

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