FRED App Now Available for Android Devices

January 31, 2012

ST. LOUIS —The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has released a version of its FRED®  app that allows users of Android -powered devices to access FRED’s extensive collection of economic data on their smartphones and tablets.  The FRED app for Android devices is available for download at

FRED App Now Available for Android Devices

The FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data) app provides users the economic data they need—anytime, anywhere—including full access to FRED’s nearly 42,000 economic data series from 38 regional, national and international sources. Users can select data by the specific data release or simply start out with the 100 most popular data series.  Users can also create graphs and perform more-sophisticated analysis with the aid of the app’s interactive and customization features.

Users also can: 

  • share their economic data and graphs via e-mail or post them directly to Twitter or Facebook;
  • search for data by keywords or series ID;
  • modify the data range of their graphs or change the graphs’ units to percentage change, change from a year ago and other measures; and
  • receive the latest information on new data series, updates and St. Louis Fed economic research.

The FRED app for Android devices is the latest St. Louis Fed product that provides users with access to economic data on mobile platforms.  Also available is the FRED app for the iPad and iPhone.  Cell phone and Blackberry users can access the Bank’s economic databases with Mobile FRED®.

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is a leader in providing online economic information.  In addition to FRED, the St. Louis Fed provides ALFRED® (Archival Federal Reserve Economic Data), which contains vintage economic data from specific dates in history; GeoFRED® (Geographical Economic Data),  which allows users to map FRED data at state, MSA or county levels; FRASER® (Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research), a library of historic U.S. economic and banking publications; and CASSIDI® (Competitive and Analysis Structure Source Instrument for Depository Institutions), the source for analyzing banking competition.

For more information about the St. Louis Fed’s online economic information, please visit

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