US Federal Government Spending as % of GDP:

22.38% of GDP for Q2 2014
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US Federal Government Spending as % of GDP is at 22.38%, compared to 22.31% last quarter and 22.79% last year. This is higher than the long term average of 20.03%.

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June 30, 2014 22.38%
March 31, 2014 22.31%
Dec. 31, 2013 21.94%
Sept. 30, 2013 22.48%
June 30, 2013 22.79%
March 31, 2013 22.55%
Dec. 31, 2012 23.11%
Sept. 30, 2012 23.11%
June 30, 2012 23.50%
March 31, 2012 23.42%
Dec. 31, 2011 23.61%
Sept. 30, 2011 24.02%
June 30, 2011 24.79%
March 31, 2011 24.62%
Dec. 31, 2010 24.76%
Sept. 30, 2010 24.90%
June 30, 2010 24.86%
March 31, 2010 24.94%
Dec. 31, 2009 24.44%
Sept. 30, 2009 24.71%
June 30, 2009 24.72%
March 31, 2009 22.58%
Dec. 31, 2008 21.64%
Sept. 30, 2008 21.35%
June 30, 2008 21.54%
   
March 31, 2008 20.74%
Dec. 31, 2007 20.25%
Sept. 30, 2007 20.21%
June 30, 2007 20.25%
March 31, 2007 20.16%
Dec. 31, 2006 19.68%
Sept. 30, 2006 20.06%
June 30, 2006 19.98%
March 31, 2006 19.94%
Dec. 31, 2005 19.91%
Sept. 30, 2005 19.84%
June 30, 2005 19.86%
March 31, 2005 19.91%
Dec. 31, 2004 19.64%
Sept. 30, 2004 19.65%
June 30, 2004 19.71%
March 31, 2004 19.92%
Dec. 31, 2003 19.79%
Sept. 30, 2003 19.85%
June 30, 2003 20.30%
March 31, 2003 19.76%
Dec. 31, 2002 19.66%
Sept. 30, 2002 19.40%
June 30, 2002 19.48%
March 31, 2002 19.30%

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US Federal Government Spending as % of GDP Summary

  • Last Value: 22.38%
  • Latest Period: Jun 2014
  • Updated: Aug 28, 2014, 9:29 AM EDT
  • Next Release:
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • Unit: Percent of GDP
  • Adjustment: N/A
  • Value Previously: 22.31%
  • Change From Previous: 0.33%
  • Value One Year Ago: 22.79%
  • Change From One Year Ago: -1.77%
  • First Period: Mar 1947
  • First Value: 16.70%

US Federal Government Spending as % of GDP Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:USFGSGDP
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USFGSGDP","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USFGSGDP")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:USFGSGDP",,-4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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