Series ID


In order to download data you will need to know the Series ID.  Enter the series ID anywhere on the first row then select: 

Add-ons>>Federal Reserve Economic Data>>Download All Series 

-or- 

Add-ons>>Federal Reserve Economic Data>>Update Select Series 

Find the id by conducting a search:

Add-ons>>Federal Reserve Economic Data>>Find a Series

Find the id by browsing popular data

Add-ons>>Federal Reserve Economic Data>>Popular Data Series

You can also find a series ID on the FRED website.  Browse the FRED website until you find the economic data series you want.  The examples below explain how to determine the series ID for Real Gross Domestic Product

You will find the series ID at the end of that series' website's URL trailing the last slash.  For example:

http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/GDPC1

The series ID also appears in the chart information section as shown in the red box in the image below. The series ID for Real Gross Domestic Product is GDPC1.

Screenshot from Federal Reserve Website