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Compare States Pension Spending

Compare state and local spending for the 50 states against state growth and population.

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Pensions
as $ billion

Spending as percent of GSP
 Total Spending
 Pensions
 Health Care
 Education
 Welfare
 Protection
 Transportation
 Debt
 GSP Growth

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Comparison of State and Local Government Spending
in the United States
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2015  +1yr +4yr
Amounts in $ billion

Pensions

State State
Spending
Local
Spending
State and
Local
Spending
Gross
State
Product
Real
State
Growth
Popu-
lation
(million)
 Alabama$3.2$0.2$3.4$207.53.0%4.9 more
 Alaska$1.0$0.0$1.1$62.21.9%0.7 more
 Arizona$3.8$0.3$4.1$300.93.1%6.8 more
 Arkansas$1.3$0.0$1.4$136.03.5%3.0 more
 California$33.3$12.1$45.4$2,394.03.4%39.0 more
 Colorado$4.3$0.3$4.5$326.44.1%5.4 more
 Connecticut$3.4$0.6$4.1$268.43.0%3.6 more
 Delaware$0.5$0.1$0.6$68.03.2%0.9 more
 District of Columbia$0.0$0.3$0.3$120.72.5%0.7 more
 Florida$5.9$1.5$7.3$873.93.5%20.0 more
 Georgia$5.6$0.8$6.4$494.43.3%10.1 more
 Hawaii$1.1$0.1$1.2$81.93.3%1.4 more
 Idaho$0.8$0.0$0.8$69.84.2%1.6 more
 Illinois$11.1$5.1$16.2$774.23.0%12.9 more
 Indiana$2.5$0.1$2.6$343.83.4%6.6 more
 Iowa$2.1$0.0$2.1$184.03.7%3.1 more
 Kansas$1.6$0.1$1.7$156.63.3%2.9 more
 Kentucky$3.6$0.1$3.6$198.23.2%4.4 more
 Louisiana$3.2$0.2$3.3$268.83.1%4.7 more
 Maine$0.9$0.1$1.0$59.13.0%1.3 more
 Maryland$2.9$1.0$3.9$365.82.7%6.0 more
 Massachusetts$4.9$1.9$6.7$483.83.2%6.8 more
 Michigan$6.6$2.2$8.8$470.93.4%9.9 more
 Minnesota$4.1$0.4$4.5$342.43.7%5.5 more
 Mississippi$2.3$0.2$2.6$114.23.2%3.0 more
 Missouri$3.4$0.5$3.9$297.52.9%6.1 more
 Montana$0.7$0.1$0.7$48.33.8%1.0 more
 Nebraska$0.6$0.3$0.9$122.33.8%1.9 more
 Nevada$1.9$0.2$2.1$141.93.0%2.9 more
 New Hampshire$0.6$0.0$0.6$73.13.0%1.3 more
 New Jersey$9.6$0.0$9.6$585.23.1%9.0 more
 New Mexico$1.8$0.1$2.0$100.13.2%2.1 more
 New York$16.6$12.8$29.3$1,407.82.9%19.8 more
 North Carolina$4.9$0.0$4.9$515.13.5%10.1 more
 North Dakota$0.3$0.0$0.3$67.96.6%0.8 more
 Ohio$14.9$0.2$15.2$611.13.3%11.6 more
 Oklahoma$2.2$0.1$2.2$202.94.2%3.9 more
 Oregon$3.7$0.1$3.8$240.53.6%4.0 more
 Pennsylvania$9.3$2.2$11.5$693.02.9%12.8 more
 Rhode Island$1.0$0.2$1.3$57.53.2%1.1 more
 South Carolina$3.0$0.0$3.0$198.63.1%4.9 more
 South Dakota$0.5$0.0$0.5$52.43.8%0.9 more
 Tennessee$2.1$0.7$2.7$309.53.0%6.6 more
 Texas$11.9$1.7$13.6$1,683.74.0%27.2 more
 All states combined$210.7$47.2$257.9$18,219.43.3%322.4 more
 Utah$1.3$0.0$1.3$155.64.1%3.0 more
 Vermont$0.3$0.0$0.3$32.13.4%0.6 more
 Virginia$3.8$0.9$4.7$483.22.7%8.4 more
 Washington$3.6$0.2$3.8$446.73.6%7.1 more
 West Virginia$1.1$0.1$1.2$82.34.6%1.8 more
 Wisconsin$1.3$0.2$1.5$307.63.3%5.8 more
 Wyoming$0.5$0.1$0.5$51.85.6%0.6 more
Notes: estimated guesstimated1 actual

1. "Guesstimated" by projecting the latest change in reported number forward to future years. GSP deviation from national GDP growth cut by 40% per year.

Data Sources:
See State GDP Information
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
Guesstimated” by projecting the latest change in reported spending forward to future years

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GDP, GO: See GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
Guesstimated” by projecting the latest change in reported spending forward to future years

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Federal Deficit Announced for FY14

On October 13, 2014, the US Treasury reported in its Monthly Treasury Statement for September that the federal deficit for FY14 ending September 30 was $483 billion. Here are the numbers, including total receipts, total outlays, and deficit compared with the numbers projected in the FY 15 federal budget published in February 2014:

Federal Finances
FY14 Outcomes
Budget
billions
Outcome
billions
Receipts $3,002$3,021
Outlays$3,651$3,504
Deficit$649$483

usfederalbudget.us now shows the new numbers for total FY14 outlays and receipts on its Estimate vs. Actual page.

The Monthly Treasury Statement includes "Table 9. Summary of Receipts by Source, and Outlays by Function of the U.S. Government, September 2014 and Other Periods".   This table of outlays by function makes it possible for usgovernmentspending.com to estimate outlays by "subfunction" for FY2014 by factoring budgeted amounts by the difference between budgeted and actual "function" amounts where actual outlays by subfunction cannot be gleaned from the Monthly Treasury Statement.

Final detailed FY2014 numbers will not appear until the FY2016 federal budget is published in February 2015

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