United States Government Spending  1950-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Government Spending in the United States increased to 2929.79 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2018 from 2921.52 USD Billion in the fourth quarter of 2017. Government Spending in the United States averaged 1904.56 USD Billion from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 3113 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2009 and a record low of 557.10 USD Billion in the first quarter of 1950.

United States Government Spending
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United States Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 105.40 105.80 118.90 31.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.50 -3.20 4.50 -9.80 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -146796.00 214255.00 214255.00 -231677.00 USD Million [+]
Government Spending 2929.79 2921.52 3113.00 557.10 USD Billion [+]
Government Revenues 217075.00 510447.00 510447.00 33111.00 USD Million [+]
Government Debt 21145215.00 21068200.00 21145215.00 253400.00 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 363871.00 296192.00 428894.00 3842.00 USD Million [+]
Asylum Applications 12069.00 10167.00 16331.00 522.00 Persons [+]
Credit Rating 97.00 [+]
Military Expenditure 597177.90 600106.40 768465.80 132803.40 USD Million [+]
Government Spending To Gdp 37.80 37.60 43.00 33.00 percent [+]


United States Government Spending

Government Spending refers to public expenditure on goods and services and is a major component of the GDP. Government spending policies like setting up budget targets, adjusting taxation, increasing public expenditure and public works are very effective tools in influencing economic growth. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Government Spending - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Government Spending - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2929.79 2921.52 3113.00 557.10 1950 - 2018 USD Billion Quarterly
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government spending by Country
Country Last
Australia 84615.00 Mar/18
Brazil 112022.06 Apr/18
Canada 364860.00 Mar/18
China 203330.00 Dec/17
Euro Area 539.25 Mar/18
France 135809.00 Mar/18
Germany 140.47 Mar/18
India 3310.31 Mar/18
Indonesia 146088.51 Mar/18
Italy 78641.00 Mar/18
Japan 106654.00 Mar/18
Mexico 2137555.10 Mar/18
Netherlands 42382.00 Mar/18
Russia 3974.60 Dec/17
South Korea 59609.00 Mar/18
Spain 54438.00 Mar/18
Switzerland 19842.88 Mar/18
Turkey 54059159.40 Mar/18
United Kingdom 92239.00 Mar/18
United States 2929.79 Mar/18


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