United States Government Spending  1950-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Government Spending in the United States increased to 2897.99 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2017 from 2895.23 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2017. Government Spending in the United States averaged 1897.01 USD Billion from 1950 until 2017, 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 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 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2897.99 2895.23 3113.00 557.10 1950 - 2017 USD Billion Quarterly
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government spending by Country
Country Last
Australia 81684.00 Sep/17
Brazil 98058.02 Oct/17
Canada 358066.00 Sep/17
China 187841.00 Dec/16
Euro Area 535.69 Sep/17
France 131009.00 Sep/17
Germany 139.50 Sep/17
India 3962.84 Sep/17
Indonesia 193654.89 Sep/17
Italy 79135.20 Sep/17
Japan 106160.90 Sep/17
Mexico 1555633.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 42047.00 Sep/17
Russia 3892.60 Jun/17
South Korea 58078.80 Sep/17
Spain 53571.00 Sep/17
Switzerland 19934.98 Sep/17
Turkey 51715524.70 Sep/17
United Kingdom 92127.00 Sep/17
United States 2897.99 Sep/17