United States Government Budget 1948-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The United States recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 2.80 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2014. Government Budget in the United States averaged -3.03 percent of GDP from 1948 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 4.60 percent of GDP in 1948 and a record low of -12.10 percent of GDP in 2009. Government Budget in the United States is reported by the U.S. Treasury.

United States Government Budget
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.80 -4.10 4.60 -12.10 1948 - 2014 percent of GDP Yearly
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. Content for - United States Government Budget - was last refreshed on Sunday, August 30, 2015.


United States Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Budget -2.80 -4.10 4.60 -12.10 percent of GDP [+]
Government Debt to GDP 102.98 101.17 121.70 31.70 percent [+]
Government Budget Value -149200.00 51800.00 189796.00 -231677.00 USD Million [+]
Government Spending 2857.00 2838.50 3113.00 557.10 USD Billion [+]
Credit Rating 96.89 [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 374680.00 291157.00 374680.00 3842.00 USD Million [+]
Government Debt 18151323.00 18151998.00 18155854.00 253400.00 USD Million [+]
Government Revenues 225493.00 342933.00 471801.00 33111.00 USD Million [+]


Government Budget Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -3.10 Dec/14 -1.20 2.00 -4.20 percent of GDP [+]
Brazil -0.60 Dec/14 1.60 2.80 -0.60 percent of GDP [+]
Canada -0.30 Dec/14 -1.00 5.10 -8.30 percent of GDP [+]
China -2.10 Dec/14 -2.10 0.58 -3.05 percent of GDP [+]
Euro Area -2.40 Dec/14 -2.90 0.00 -6.40 percent of GDP [+]
France -4.00 Dec/14 -4.10 -1.50 -7.50 percent of GDP [+]
Germany 0.70 Dec/14 0.10 1.30 -4.10 percent of GDP [+]
India -4.50 Dec/14 -4.90 -2.04 -7.80 percent of GDP [+]
Indonesia -2.25 Dec/14 -2.30 3.02 -2.50 percent of GDP [+]
Italy -3.00 Dec/14 -2.90 -0.80 -7.40 percent of GDP [+]
Japan -7.70 Dec/14 -8.40 2.58 -8.90 percent of GDP [+]
Mexico -4.00 Dec/14 -2.30 3.30 -4.00 percent of GDP [+]
Netherlands -2.30 Dec/14 -2.30 2.00 -5.60 percent of GDP [+]
Russia -0.50 Dec/14 -0.50 9.88 -7.90 percent of GDP [+]
South Korea -1.80 Dec/14 -1.50 3.47 -4.10 percent of GDP [+]
Spain -5.80 Dec/14 -6.80 2.00 -11.10 percent of GDP [+]
Switzerland -0.10 Dec/14 -0.10 2.20 -3.40 percent of GDP [+]
Turkey -1.30 Dec/14 -1.20 0.80 -33.00 percent of GDP [+]
United Kingdom -5.70 Dec/14 -5.70 3.60 -11.40 percent of GDP [+]
United States -2.80 Dec/14 -4.10 4.60 -12.10 percent of GDP [+]