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State Growth And Debt Rank

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

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Comparison of State and Local Government Spending and Debt
in the United States
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2014  +1yr +5yr
Amounts in percent GDP
StateState &
Local
Spending
State &
Local
Debt
Gross
State
Product
Real
State
Growth
Popu-
lation
(mln)
 North Dakota15.19%8.26%$58.26.0%0.7 more
 Delaware16.35%11.84%$65.54.3%0.9 more
 Colorado17.52%18.08%$305.44.1%5.4 more
 Texas14.18%16.88%$1,602.03.8%27.0 more
 Nevada16.33%19.51%$134.13.4%2.8 more
 Ohio19.74%14.23%$588.83.3%11.6 more
 Oklahoma16.76%9.44%$190.23.3%3.9 more
 California19.70%18.62%$2,325.03.1%38.8 more
 Washington18.43%18.96%$422.83.0%7.1 more
 Iowa18.81%10.30%$170.72.8%3.1 more
 Minnesota18.90%17.31%$320.42.6%5.5 more
 New Mexico22.78%16.40%$94.82.6%2.1 more
 Florida19.03%16.81%$835.62.6%19.9 more
 South Carolina23.04%22.81%$189.72.5%4.8 more
 Georgia16.61%11.88%$471.92.5%10.1 more
 All states combined18.68%17.20%$17,348.12.4%318.9 more
 New Hampshire16.03%15.02%$70.32.4%1.3 more
 Pennsylvania19.45%19.59%$672.42.3%12.8 more
 Utah17.98%14.39%$140.62.2%2.9 more
 Rhode Island20.75%21.92%$55.12.2%1.1 more
 Indiana15.69%14.27%$324.32.2%6.6 more
 Wisconsin19.18%14.62%$293.32.1%5.8 more
 Arkansas20.80%13.42%$121.12.1%3.0 more
 North Carolina16.75%10.18%$474.42.1%9.9 more
 Idaho18.27%9.17%$63.42.1%1.6 more
 Montana21.28%11.36%$44.72.0%1.0 more
 Louisiana18.75%16.22%$245.81.9%4.6 more
 Nebraska18.63%14.02%$110.71.9%1.9 more
 Massachusetts18.37%20.34%$456.31.8%6.8 more
 District of Columbia15.22%12.79%$116.51.8%0.7 more
 Arizona18.86%18.03%$281.61.8%6.7 more
 Maryland17.37%14.16%$350.31.6%6.0 more
 Tennessee18.87%11.84%$300.01.6%6.5 more
 Michigan19.46%17.72%$447.21.5%9.9 more
 Vermont25.20%15.14%$29.71.5%0.6 more
 New York20.95%25.13%$1,385.81.2%19.7 more
 Connecticut16.27%17.80%$250.81.2%3.6 more
 Kansas18.47%17.51%$146.61.2%2.9 more
 Missouri18.03%15.86%$283.31.1%6.1 more
 Kentucky21.07%21.89%$188.51.1%4.4 more
 Maine22.42%15.56%$55.01.1%1.3 more
 Illinois18.28%20.72%$742.01.0%12.9 more
 Oregon20.73%17.93%$203.30.9%4.0 more
 Alabama21.76%15.75%$197.50.9%4.8 more
 Hawaii20.39%18.95%$76.40.8%1.4 more
 New Jersey19.73%19.09%$545.40.8%8.9 more
 West Virginia22.41%15.89%$74.40.7%1.8 more
 Wyoming20.11%4.44%$40.90.5%0.6 more
 South Dakota15.66%12.19%$45.60.4%0.9 more
 Virginia15.96%14.01%$462.20.2%8.3 more
 Mississippi26.40%13.45%$104.9-0.3%3.0 more
 Alaska28.21%16.05%$58.1-3.5%0.7 more
Notes: estimated actual guesstimated1

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:
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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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 and Outlay Actuals for FY16

On October 14, 2016, the US Treasury reported in its Monthly Treasury Statement (and xls) for September that the federal deficit for FY 2016 ending September 30 was $587 billion. Here are the numbers, including total receipts, total outlays, and deficit compared with the numbers projected in the FY 2017 federal budget published in February 2016:

Federal Finances
FY 2016 Outcomes
Budget
billions
Outcome
billions
Receipts $3,336$3,267
Outlays$3,951$3,854
Deficit$616$587

usfederalbudget.us now shows the new numbers for total FY 2016 outlays and receipts on its Estimate vs. Actual page.

The Monthly Treasury Statement includes ""Table 4: Receipts of the United States Government, September 2015 and Other Periods." This table of receipts by source is used for usgovernmentspending.com to post federal receipt actuals for FY 2016.

The Monthly Treasury Statement includes "Table 9. Summary of Receipts by Source, and Outlays by Function of the U.S. Government, September 2016 and Other Periods".   This table of outlays by function makes it possible for usgovernmentspending.com to estimate actual outlays by "subfunction" for FY 2016 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 FY 2016 numbers will not appear on usgovernmentspending.com until the FY 2018 federal budget is published in February 2017 with the actual outlays for FY 2016 in Historical Table 3.2--Outlays by Function and Subfunction.

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