United States Government Budget  1954-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The US budget deficit widened to USD 138.5 billion in November 2017 from USD 136.7 billion in the same month of the previous year, and above market expectations of USD 134.0 billion. Outlays climbed 3.1 percent year-on-year to USD 346.9 billion and receipts increased 4.3 percent to USD 208.4 billion. Government Budget Value in the United States averaged -16970.60 USD Million from 1954 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 189796 USD Million in April of 2001 and a record low of -231677 USD Million in February of 2012.

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US Government Budget Gap Widens Modestly


The US budget deficit increased to USD 138.5 billion in November 2017 from USD 136.7 billion in the same month of the previous year, above market expectations of USD 134 billion. Both outlays and receipts were the highest on record for a November month.

In November, outlays climbed 3.1 percent year-on-year to USD 346.9 billion as other expenses accounted for USD 133 billion; social security for USD 79 billion; Medicare for USD 55 billion; defense for USD 47 billion and interest on debt for USD 32 billion.
 
Meanwhile, receipts increased 4.3 percent year-on-year to USD 208.4 billion as individual income taxes accounted for USD 99 billion; social security for USD 90 billion; other taxes and duties for USD 22 billion and corporate income taxes for USD -2 billion.
 
When accounting for calendar adjustments, the deficit was also USD 139 billion compared with a gap of USD 137 billion in November of 2016.
 
Considering the first two months of the current fiscal year, the deficit went up to USD 202 billion from USD 183 billion a year earlier.

US Treasury | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
12/13/2017 10:37:12 AM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-20 06:00 PM Monthly Budget Statement $8B $-108.0B $6B $ -26.9B
2017-11-13 07:00 PM Monthly Budget Statement $-63.2B $8B $-62B $ -56.1B
2017-12-12 07:00 PM Monthly Budget Statement $-139.0B $-63.0B $-134B $ -74.1B
2018-01-11 07:00 PM Monthly Budget Statement $-139.0B
2018-02-10 07:00 PM Monthly Budget Statement
2018-03-10 07:00 PM Monthly Budget Statement


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 -138547.00 -63214.00 189796.00 -231677.00 USD Million [+]
Government Spending 2897.99 2895.23 3113.00 557.10 USD Billion [+]
Government Revenues 208374.00 235341.00 471801.00 33111.00 USD Million [+]
Government Debt 20590392.00 20442474.00 20590392.00 253400.00 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 346922.00 298555.00 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 Government Budget

Federal Government budget balance is the difference between budget receipts (income) and budget outlays (spending). A budget surplus is expressed as a positive value. A budget deficit is expressed as a negative value. . This page provides - United States Government Budget Value - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Government Budget - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-138547.00 -63214.00 189796.00 -231677.00 1954 - 2017 USD Million Monthly
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government budget value by Country
Country Last
Australia -2115.00 Oct/17
Brazil -30494.00 Oct/17
Canada -3233.00 Sep/17
China -36.50 Oct/17
France -77.20 Oct/17
Germany 13.37 Jun/17
India -5253.21 Oct/17
Indonesia -305229.70 Dec/16
Italy -35.20 Oct/17
Japan -99315.00 Jun/17
Mexico 45317.00 Oct/17
Netherlands 4.40 Sep/17
Russia -532.39 Nov/17
South Korea 12656.00 Sep/17
Spain -12867.00 Oct/17
Switzerland 1323.00 Dec/17
Turkey 8.48 Nov/17
United Kingdom -981.00 Oct/17
United States -138547.00 Nov/17