Table 4
Government sector indicators – Not seasonally adjusted

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Government sector indicators – Not seasonally adjusted
  Fourth quarter 2010 First quarter 2011 Second quarter 2011 Third quarter 2011 Fourth quarter 2011 First quarter 2012
  Market value
Government sector            
Net new issuance of debt, federal government (billions of dollars) 8 4 11 12 7 1
Net new issuance of debt, other levels of government (billions of dollars) 14 11 16 9 5 8
Total government gross debt (book value) - (billions of dollars) 1,761 1,800 1,826 1,852 1,863 1,901
Federal government gross debt (book value) - (billions of dollars) 816 837 839 844 854 875
Other levels of government gross debt (book value) - (billions of dollars) 942 959 980 1,000 1,003 1,011
Total government net debt (book value) - (billions of dollars) -732 -757 -777 -791 -810 -820
Federal government net debt (book value) - (billions of dollars) -558 -578 -583 -586 -593 -606
Other levels of government net debt (book value) - (billions of dollars) -349 -362 -378 -392 -401 -411
Total government gross debt (book value) to gross domestic product (%) 108.38 109.26 109.32 109.10 108.25 109.55
Federal government gross debt (book value) to gross domestic product (%) 50.22 50.81 50.24 49.72 49.60 50.43
Other levels of government gross debt (book value) to gross domestic product (%) 58.00 58.21 58.66 58.91 58.31 58.27
Total government net debt (book value) to gross domestic product (%) 45.07 45.95 46.54 46.61 47.05 47.23
Federal government net debt (book value) to gross domestic product (%) 34.35 35.10 34.93 34.54 34.44 34.91
Other levels of government net debt (book value) to gross domestic product (%) 21.48 21.98 22.64 23.09 23.29 23.66