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

Government Spending in the United States decreased to 2894.30 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2017 from 2896.60 USD Billion in the first quarter of 2017. Government Spending in the United States averaged 1893.30 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 -3.20 -2.50 4.50 -9.80 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -107689.00 -42939.00 189796.00 -231677.00 USD Million [+]
Government Spending 2894.30 2896.60 3113.00 557.10 USD Billion [+]
Government Revenues 226311.00 232040.00 471801.00 33111.00 USD Million [+]
Government Debt 19844533.00 19844909.00 19976827.00 253400.00 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 334000.00 274980.00 428894.00 3842.00 USD Million [+]
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 [+]
Asylum Applications 12026.00 12517.00 12517.00 522.00 Persons [+]


United States Government Spending Notes

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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2894.30 2896.60 3113.00 557.10 1950 - 2017 USD Billion Quarterly
Constant Prices, SA



government spending by Country

Last
Australia 80079.00 Jun/17
Brazil 109282.24 Jul/17
Canada 353717.00 Jun/17
China 187841.00 Dec/16
Euro Area 534.68 Jun/17
France 130133.00 Jun/17
Germany 140.11 Jun/17
India 3910.80 Jun/17
Indonesia 183922.00 Jun/17
Italy 78986.00 Jun/17
Japan 106215.20 Jun/17
Mexico 1564592.23 Mar/17
Netherlands 42035.00 Jun/17
Russia 3875.50 Mar/17
South Korea 56774.50 Jun/17
Spain 53081.00 Jun/17
Switzerland 19847.24 Jun/17
Turkey 53457433.60 Jun/17
United Kingdom 92538.00 Jun/17
United States 2894.30 Jun/17