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Cite the Data

For citation information, scroll below any FRED map and view the Notes. View the “Suggested Citation” to see how you may cite the data series. The notes also include any relevant copyright information. For copyrighted data in FRED, you must get permission … Continue reading

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Edit the Units

Above the map, click the “EDIT MAP” button. The EDIT MAP panel opens. Click on the “Units” dropdown and select an option. The map will update automatically. For more details about the formulas for the Units options, go to https://fredhelp.stlouisfed.org/fred/data/understanding-the-data/formulas-calculate-growth-rates/.

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Edit the Data Grouped By

Above the map, click the “EDIT MAP” button. Click on the “Data grouped by” dropdown located in the FORMAT section and select one of the following options: Fractile Method:  This method divides data into intervals so that there are the … Continue reading

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Export Options

To export data, click the “Download” button above any FRED map and then select “CSV” (comma separated values [.csv]).  A “Download Data” window will open.  The dates can be modified by either clicking in the Date field and manually entering a date … Continue reading

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Embedding FRED Maps on Your Website or Blog

One of the best features of our FRED maps is the ability to easily embed them in your own blog or website. The embedded maps retain the interactive tooltips and zoom capability. Click on the “Share Links” button located below … Continue reading

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Page Short URL

Use this feature to share a link of your map. Click on the “Share Links” button located below the map, then select “Page short URL.” After selecting “Page short URL,” a pop-up window displays with two options for your map: … Continue reading

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Sharing Options

By clicking on the “Share Links” button located below the map, you can obtain a unique link to share the map (“Page short URL”) or embed the map image in your website or blog (“Embed in website”).

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Change the Colors

Above the map, click the “EDIT MAP” button. Click on a color box located in the FORMAT section and a color picker will display. Click on the color of your choice. The color picker closes and the map and legend … Continue reading

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Edit the Number of Color Groups

Above the map, click the “EDIT MAP” button. Click on the “Number of color groups” dropdown located in the FORMAT section and select an option from 2 through 9. The number of color boxes will update automatically, as well as … Continue reading

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Edit the Frequency and Aggregation Method

Above the map, click the “EDIT MAP” button. The EDIT MAP panel opens. Click on the “Modify frequency” dropdown and select an option. The map will update automatically. Frequency aggregation converts higher-frequency data series into lower-frequency data series (e.g., from … Continue reading

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