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

The US government posted a USD 192 billion budget deficit in February of 2017, barely unchanged from a USD 192.6 billion gap a year earlier but above market expectations of USD 150 billion. Outlays increased 1 percent to USD 364 billion and receipts rose faster by 2 percent to USD 172 billion. Government Budget Value in the United States averaged -16783.96 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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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-01-12 07:00 PM Dec $-28B $-137B $-25B $-24B
2017-02-10 07:00 PM Jan $51B $-28B $40B $36.5B
2017-03-10 07:00 PM Feb $-192B $51B $-150B $ -60.7B
2017-04-12 06:00 PM Mar $-192B $ 4B
2017-05-10 06:00 PM Apr $ -49.8B
2017-06-12 06:00 PM May $ -118.9B




US Budget Deficit Above Expectations In February


The US government posted a USD 192 billion budget deficit in February of 2017, barely unchanged from a USD 192.6 billion gap a year earlier but above market expectations of USD 150 billion. Outlays increased 1 percent to USD 364 billion and receipts rose faster by 2 percent to USD 172 billion.

In February, social security accounted for USD 78 billion of total outlays, Medicare for USD 46 billion, defense for USD 46 billion, interest on debt for USD 21 billion and other expenses for the remaining USD 173 billion. Regarding receipts, social security and other payroll taxes accounted for USD 90 billion, individual income taxes for USD 61 billion, corporate income taxes for USD 2 billion and other taxes and duties for the remaining USD 18 billion.
 
When adjusting for calendar effects, the February 2017 deficit was USD 181 billion.
 
The fiscal 2017 year-to-date deficit narrowed slightly to USD 349 billion compared with USD 353 billion in the same period of fiscal 2016.

US Treasury | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
3/10/2017 7:17:18 PM



United States Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 104.17 102.98 121.70 31.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.20 -2.50 4.50 -9.80 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -192044.00 -51257.00 189796.00 -231677.00 USD Million [+]
Government Spending 2908.90 2906.40 3113.00 557.10 USD Billion [+]
Government Revenues 171713.00 344609.00 471801.00 33111.00 USD Million [+]
Government Debt 19959594.00 19937261.00 19976827.00 253400.00 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 363757.00 292812.00 374680.00 3842.00 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 97.00 [+]
Military Expenditure 595472.10 609914.00 757992.50 398331.70 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 Budget Notes

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 March of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-192044.00 -51257.00 189796.00 -231677.00 1954 - 2017 USD Million Monthly
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