United States Government Spending

Government Spending in the United States decreased to 2868.50 USD Billion in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 2907.40 USD Billion in the third quarter of 2013. Government Spending in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Government Spending in the United States averaged 1844.44 USD Billion from 1950 until 2013, 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. This page provides - United States Government Spending - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-17

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2868.50 2907.40 3113.00 557.10 2856.83 | 2014/03 1950 - 2013 USD Billion Quarterly
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Government Budget -4.10 2013-09-30 -8.50 4.60 -12.10 -2.33 2014-03-31 Percent of GDP [+]
Credit Rating 96.89 2013-12-31 [+]
Government Budget Value -36893.00 2014-03-15 -193532.00 189796.00 -231677.00 51824.81 2014-04-30 USD Million [+]
Government Spending 2868.50 2013-11-15 2907.40 3113.00 557.10 2856.83 2014-03-31 USD Billion [+]
Government Debt To GDP 101.60 2012-12-31 99.40 121.70 31.70 101.77 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
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Government Spending | Notes
Government spending (also called government expenditure or consumption) is the amount of money that federal, state, and local governments spend on public services provided to its citizens. Government expenditure covers spending on goods and services like defence, judicial and education system. Yet, it excludes government transfers like social security and unemployment benefits.


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