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

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Spending as percent of GSP
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Comparison of State and Local Government Spending
in the United States
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2000  +1yr +5yr
Amounts in $ per capita

Total Spending

State and
 District of Columbia$0.0$11,415.9$11,415.9$107,222.80.6%0.6 more
 Nevada$1,881.3$3,679.9$5,561.2$37,453.04.0%2.0 more
 Florida$1,940.2$3,313.1$5,253.3$30,625.54.1%16.0 more
 Arizona$2,008.1$3,274.4$5,282.5$32,090.75.0%5.2 more
 Texas$2,109.9$3,124.2$5,234.1$35,636.13.2%20.9 more
 Georgia$2,142.5$3,144.9$5,287.4$37,146.43.7%8.2 more
 Oklahoma$2,183.1$2,426.3$4,609.4$26,628.43.4%3.5 more
 Tennessee$2,189.8$3,422.8$5,612.6$32,090.21.2%5.7 more
 Indiana$2,225.0$2,904.3$5,129.3$33,879.33.2%6.1 more
 Missouri$2,276.9$2,709.0$4,985.8$33,554.82.6%5.6 more
 Kansas$2,328.6$3,026.0$5,354.6$32,264.42.6%2.7 more
 Illinois$2,342.3$3,665.6$6,007.9$39,757.33.5%12.4 more
 Colorado$2,362.9$3,683.5$6,046.5$41,153.27.3%4.3 more
 Virginia$2,418.4$2,943.3$5,361.7$37,325.83.1%7.1 more
 Nebraska$2,443.5$3,871.7$6,315.2$33,515.24.1%1.7 more
 Idaho$2,473.8$2,454.1$4,927.9$29,514.811.6%1.3 more
 California$2,482.3$4,404.6$6,886.8$40,662.37.7%34.0 more
 North Carolina$2,514.3$3,195.9$5,710.2$34,605.13.3%8.1 more
 Arkansas$2,562.8$2,008.5$4,571.3$26,136.11.1%2.7 more
 Michigan$2,566.3$3,605.7$6,171.9$35,535.41.1%10.0 more
 South Dakota$2,587.0$2,388.8$4,975.8$31,062.86.9%0.8 more
 New Hampshire$2,670.6$2,345.6$5,016.3$35,794.36.1%1.2 more
 Alabama$2,687.5$2,999.9$5,687.3$26,882.51.4%4.5 more
 All states combined$2,690.0$3,503.2$6,193.2$36,563.24.1%281.4 more
 Mississippi$2,711.8$2,687.3$5,399.2$23,257.30.5%2.8 more
 Wisconsin$2,728.4$3,683.2$6,411.6$33,977.42.6%5.4 more
 Ohio$2,789.4$3,231.2$6,020.6$34,499.22.1%11.4 more
 Iowa$2,814.5$3,072.8$5,887.2$32,472.45.2%2.9 more
 Maryland$2,827.2$2,934.5$5,761.7$36,442.33.3%5.3 more
 Louisiana$2,871.4$2,726.8$5,598.2$30,113.1-3.3%4.5 more
 Utah$2,947.0$2,864.9$5,812.0$31,256.84.2%2.2 more
 Pennsylvania$2,955.7$3,187.1$6,142.7$33,419.62.6%12.3 more
 Kentucky$3,063.1$2,240.3$5,303.4$28,499.8-2.7%4.0 more
 South Carolina$3,089.4$2,735.2$5,824.7$29,014.32.4%4.0 more
 New Jersey$3,100.9$3,364.8$6,465.7$42,780.04.7%8.4 more
 Minnesota$3,185.3$3,994.3$7,179.6$39,206.46.6%4.9 more
 Montana$3,274.3$2,242.3$5,516.7$24,369.72.3%0.9 more
 Washington$3,304.1$3,764.9$7,069.0$40,467.11.3%5.9 more
 West Virginia$3,426.8$2,102.0$5,528.9$23,568.9-0.8%1.8 more
 New Mexico$3,434.3$2,714.0$6,148.3$30,608.92.1%1.8 more
 New York$3,455.7$5,557.4$9,013.2$43,003.43.9%19.0 more
 Oregon$3,455.7$3,564.7$7,020.4$34,502.78.8%3.4 more
 Wyoming$3,470.5$4,104.6$7,575.1$35,094.13.5%0.5 more
 North Dakota$3,533.8$2,768.5$6,302.2$28,482.53.4%0.6 more
 Maine$3,551.2$2,433.1$5,984.4$28,554.44.7%1.3 more
 Massachusetts$3,652.0$3,291.4$6,943.4$45,820.28.0%6.4 more
 Vermont$3,751.1$2,407.3$6,158.4$30,135.95.1%0.6 more
 Rhode Island$3,778.7$2,318.3$6,097.0$32,747.44.4%1.1 more
 Connecticut$3,916.1$3,121.8$7,037.9$49,206.16.2%3.4 more
 Delaware$4,265.8$2,285.6$6,551.4$54,008.73.8%0.8 more
 Hawaii$5,321.0$1,479.3$6,800.3$34,127.62.0%1.2 more
 Alaska$8,899.1$4,671.2$13,570.3$42,978.6-2.0%0.6 more
Notes: actual

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

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Data Sources for 2000:

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

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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
Receipts $3,002$3,021
Deficit$649$483 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 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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