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823. Bond Yields

[Percent per year. Annual averages of daily figures, except as indicated.

 
TYPE 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
 
U.S. Treasury, constant maturities: 1 2
  1-year 6.90 4.89 4.95 7.32 8.20 6.78 5.88 6.08 8.34 10.65 12.00 14.80 12.27 9.58 10.91 8.42 6.45 6.77 7.65 8.53 7.89 5.86 3.89 3.43 5.32 5.94 5.52 5.63 5.05 5.08
  2-year (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 6.31 6.45 8.33 10.11 11.73 14.57 12.80 10.21 11.67 9.27 6.86 7.42 8.10 8.57 8.16 6.49 4.77 4.05 5.94 6.15 5.84 5.99 5.13 5.43
  3-year 7.29 5.66 5.72 6.96 7.84 7.50 6.77 6.68 8.29 9.70 11.51 14.46 12.93 10.45 11.92 9.64 7.06 7.68 8.26 8.55 8.26 6.82 5.30 4.44 6.27 6.25 5.99 6.10 5.14 5.49
  5-year 7.38 5.99 5.98 6.87 7.82 7.78 7.18 6.99 8.32 9.51 11.45 14.25 13.01 10.79 12.26 10.12 7.30 7.94 8.47 8.50 8.37 7.37 6.19 5.14 6.69 6.38 6.18 6.22 5.15 5.55
  7-year 7.38 6.18 6.15 6.86 7.71 7.90 7.42 7.23 8.36 9.48 11.40 14.07 13.06 11.02 12.42 10.50 7.54 8.23 8.71 8.52 8.52 7.68 6.63 5.54 6.91 6.50 6.34 6.33 5.28 5.79
  10-year 7.35 6.16 6.21 6.85 7.56 7.99 7.61 7.42 8.41 9.44 11.43 13.92 13.01 11.10 12.46 10.62 7.67 8.39 8.85 8.49 8.55 7.86 7.01 5.87 7.09 6.57 6.44 6.35 5.26 5.65
  20-year 6.86 6.12 6.01 7.12 8.05 8.19 7.86 7.67 8.48 9.33 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 6.29 7.47 6.95 6.83 6.69 5.72 6.20
  30-year (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 8.49 9.29 11.27 13.45 12.76 11.18 12.41 10.79 7.78 8.59 8.96 8.45 8.61 8.14 7.67 6.59 7.37 6.88 6.71 6.61 5.58 5.87
U.S. Govt., long-term bonds 2 3 6.58 5.74 5.63 6.30 6.98 6.98 6.78 7.06 7.89 8.74 10.81 12.87 12.23 10.84 11.99 10.75 8.14 8.64 8.98 8.58 8.74 8.16 7.52 6.45 7.41 6.93 6.80 6.67 5.69 6.14
State and local govt. bonds, Aaa 6.12 5.22 5.04 4.99 5.89 6.42 5.66 5.20 5.51 5.92 7.86 10.42 10.86 8.80 9.61 8.60 6.95 7.14 7.36 7.00 6.97 6.56 6.09 5.38 5.77 5.80 5.52 5.32 4.93 5.29
State and local govt. bonds, Baa 6.75 5.88 5.60 5.49 6.53 7.62 7.49 6.12 6.27 6.73 9.02 11.76 12.46 10.17 10.38 9.58 7.76 8.17 7.83 7.40 7.30 6.99 6.48 5.83 6.17 6.10 5.79 5.50 5.14 5.70
Municipal (Bond Buyer, 20 bonds) 6.35 5.48 5.26 5.19 6.17 7.05 6.64 5.68 6.02 6.52 8.59 11.33 11.66 9.51 10.10 9.10 7.32 7.64 7.68 7.23 7.27 6.92 6.44 5.60 6.18 5.95 5.76 5.52 5.09 5.43
Corporate Aaa seasoned 4 8.04 7.39 7.21 7.44 8.57 8.83 8.43 8.02 8.73 9.63 11.94 14.17 13.79 12.04 12.71 11.37 9.02 9.38 9.71 9.26 9.32 8.77 8.14 7.22 7.97 7.59 7.37 7.27 6.53 7.05
Corporate Baa seasoned 4 9.11 8.56 8.16 8.24 9.50 10.61 9.75 8.97 9.49 10.69 13.67 16.04 16.11 13.55 14.19 12.72 10.39 10.58 10.83 10.18 10.36 9.80 8.98 7.93 8.63 8.20 8.05 7.87 7.22 7.88
Corporate (Moody's) 4 5 8.51 7.94 7.63 7.80 9.03 9.57 9.01 8.43 9.07 10.12 12.75 15.06 14.94 12.78 6 13.49 12.05 9.71 9.91 10.18 9.66 9.77 9.23 8.55 7.54 8.26 7.83 7.66 7.54 6.87 7.44
  Industrials (49 bonds) 7 8.26 7.57 7.35 7.60 8.78 9.25 8.84 8.28 8.90 9.85 12.35 14.50 14.54 12.25 13.21 11.80 9.96 9.83 9.91 9.66 9.77 9.25 8.52 7.51 8.21 7.76 7.58 7.47 6.79 7.33
  Public utilities (51 bonds) 8 8.67 8.13 7.74 7.83 9.27 9.88 9.17 8.58 9.22 10.39 13.15 15.62 15.33 13.31 6 14.03 12.29 9.46 9.98 10.45 9.66 9.76 9.21 8.57 7.56 8.30 7.90 7.74 7.63 7.00 7.54




NA Not available.
1 Yields on the more actively traded issues adjusted to constant maturities by the U.S. Treasury.
2 Yields are based on closing bid prices quoted by at least five dealers.
3 Averages (to maturity or call) for all outstanding bonds neither due nor callable in less than 10 years, including several very low yielding "flower" bonds.
4 Source: Moody's Investors Service, New York, NY.
5 For 1970-88 includes railroad bonds which were discontinued as part of composite in 1989.
6 The Aaa public utility average was suspended on Jan. 17, 1984 because of a lack of appropriate issues. The average corporate does not include Aaa utilities from Jan. 17 to Oct. 12. The Aaa utility average was reinstated on Oct. 12. Thirty public utility bonds were used during the period Jan. 17-Oct. 12, 1984.
7 Covers 40 bonds for period 1970-83, 38 bonds for 1984-86, and 37 bonds for 1987 and 1988.
8 Covers 40 bonds for period 1970-88.

Source: Except as noted, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bulletin, monthly.

http://www.federalreserve.gov/rnd.htm



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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