United States Federal Government Budget  1948-2017 | Data | Chart

The US budget deficit widened to USD 666 billion, or 3.5 percent of GDP, in the fiscal year 2017 from USD 586 billion, or 3.2 percent of GDP, in the previous fiscal year. Spending rose 3 percent to an all-time high of USD 3.981 trillion, while revenues increased at a slower 1 percent to a record USD 3.315 trillion. Accounting for calendar adjustments, the 2017 fiscal year deficit was USD 644 billion compared with USD 546 billion the prior year. Government Budget in the United States averaged -2.13 percent of GDP from 1948 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 4.50 percent of GDP in 1948 and a record low of -9.80 percent of GDP in 2009.

United States Federal Government Budget
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United States Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 106.10 101.20 118.90 31.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.50 -3.20 4.50 -9.80 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -63214.00 8034.00 189796.00 -231677.00 USD Million [+]
Government Spending 2897.99 2895.23 3113.00 557.10 USD Billion [+]
Government Revenues 235341.00 348722.00 471801.00 33111.00 USD Million [+]
Government Debt 20590392.00 20442474.00 20590392.00 253400.00 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 298555.00 340722.00 428894.00 3842.00 USD Million [+]
Asylum Applications 12026.00 12517.00 12517.00 522.00 Persons [+]
Credit Rating 97.00 [+]
Military Expenditure 606232.60 596009.60 758890.20 131148.80 USD Million [+]
Government Spending To Gdp 34.00 38.10 43.00 33.00 percent [+]


United States Federal Government Budget

Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides - United States Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Federal Government Budget - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.50 -3.20 4.50 -9.80 1948 - 2017 percent of GDP Yearly




government budget by Country
Country Last
Australia -2.40 Dec/16
Brazil -8.90 Dec/16
Canada -0.90 Dec/17
China -3.80 Dec/16
Euro Area -1.50 Dec/16
France -3.40 Dec/16
Germany 0.80 Dec/16
India -3.50 Dec/16
Indonesia -2.46 Dec/16
Italy -2.40 Dec/16
Japan -4.50 Dec/16
Mexico -2.60 Dec/16
Netherlands 0.40 Dec/16
Russia -3.40 Dec/16
South Korea -2.40 Dec/16
Spain -4.50 Dec/16
Switzerland 0.20 Dec/16
Turkey -1.10 Dec/16
United Kingdom -3.00 Dec/16
United States -3.50 Dec/17