Table 4
Government sector indicators

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Government sector indicators
  Third quarter 2009 Fourth quarter 2009 First quarter 2010 Second quarter 2010 Third quarter 2010 Fourth quarter 2010
  Market value, not seasonally adjusted
Government sector            
Net new issuance of debt, federal government ($ billions) 25 4 13 4 13 7
Net new issuance of debt, other levels of government ($ billions) 2 23 4 25 -1 14
Total government gross debt (book value) - ($ billions) 1,616 1,643 1,684 1,704 1,727 1,742
Federal government gross debt (book value) - ($ billions) 769 775 795 789 804 811
Other levels of government gross debt (book value) - ($ billions) 844 865 877 911 919 929
Total government net debt (book value) - ($ billions) -645 -664 -678 -703 -712 -731
Federal government net debt (book value) - ($ billions) -513 -518 -533 -542 -551 -558
Other levels of government net debt (book value) - ($ billions) -289 -302 -308 -325 -335 -349
Total government gross debt (book value) to gross domestic product (%) 105.64 107.58 108.87 108.28 108.16 107.45
Federal government gross debt (book value) to gross domestic product (%) 50.26 50.75 51.42 50.12 50.34 50.03
Other levels of government gross debt (book value) to gross domestic product (%) 55.16 56.63 56.69 57.92 57.58 57.26
Total government net debt (book value) to gross domestic product (%) 42.16 43.46 43.81 44.66 44.59 45.06
Federal government net debt (book value) to gross domestic (%) 33.51 33.95 34.46 34.44 34.5 34.42
Other levels of government net debt (book value) to gross domestic product (%) 18.9 19.75 19.93 20.67 20.98 21.5