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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 2014  +1yr +5yr
Amounts in percent GDP

Gross Public Debt

State State
Debt
Local
Debt
State and
Local
Debt
Gross
State
Product
Real
State
Growth
Popu-
lation
(million)
 Alabama4.95%11.17%16.12%$0.11.5%4.8 more
 Alaska12.81%7.58%20.39%$0.11.4%0.7 more
 Arizona4.91%12.74%17.65%$0.12.0%6.7 more
 Arkansas3.02%7.87%10.89%$0.11.5%3.0 more
 California7.06%12.73%19.79%$0.12.3%38.7 more
 Colorado5.75%12.88%18.63%$0.11.8%5.3 more
 Connecticut12.83%4.67%17.50%$0.11.0%3.6 more
 Delaware9.38%3.99%13.37%$0.11.1%0.9 more
 District of Columbia0.00%11.18%11.18%$0.11.3%0.7 more
 Florida5.70%14.25%19.96%$0.11.9%19.8 more
 Georgia2.85%8.77%11.62%$0.11.8%10.1 more
 Hawaii10.83%7.50%18.33%$0.11.6%1.4 more
 Idaho6.43%4.84%11.27%$0.11.2%1.6 more
 Illinois9.76%12.23%21.98%$0.11.7%12.9 more
 Indiana6.66%8.98%15.64%$0.12.2%6.6 more
 Iowa5.08%7.65%12.73%$0.11.9%3.1 more
 Kansas5.25%15.20%20.45%$0.11.5%2.9 more
 Kentucky8.49%15.76%24.25%$0.11.5%4.4 more
 Louisiana7.93%8.70%16.63%$0.11.6%4.6 more
 Maine10.34%5.35%15.69%$0.11.2%1.3 more
 Maryland8.04%6.35%14.39%$0.11.9%6.0 more
 Massachusetts18.56%4.86%23.41%$0.11.8%6.7 more
 Michigan7.22%10.31%17.53%$0.11.8%9.9 more
 Minnesota4.68%12.24%16.92%$0.12.3%5.5 more
 Mississippi6.82%7.47%14.29%$0.11.9%3.0 more
 Missouri7.99%9.32%17.30%$0.11.7%6.1 more
 Montana10.82%4.39%15.21%$0.11.8%1.0 more
 Nebraska2.34%9.98%12.32%$0.11.6%1.9 more
 Nevada2.88%16.38%19.26%$0.11.6%2.8 more
 New Hampshire13.23%4.59%17.82%$0.11.2%1.3 more
 New Jersey12.80%7.91%20.71%$0.11.5%8.9 more
 New Mexico8.81%9.65%18.45%$0.11.1%2.1 more
 New York11.44%17.04%28.49%$0.11.5%19.7 more
 North Carolina4.10%7.09%11.19%$0.12.0%9.9 more
 North Dakota4.39%5.13%9.52%$0.16.5%0.7 more
 Ohio6.16%9.33%15.49%$0.11.8%11.6 more
 Oklahoma6.50%5.68%12.18%$0.11.8%3.9 more
 Oregon7.27%10.48%17.75%$0.12.4%4.0 more
 Pennsylvania7.39%12.90%20.29%$0.11.6%12.8 more
 Rhode Island16.62%5.06%21.68%$0.11.5%1.1 more
 South Carolina8.41%14.28%22.69%$0.12.0%4.8 more
 South Dakota8.80%5.65%14.45%$0.11.1%0.9 more
 Tennessee2.00%12.18%14.18%$0.12.2%6.5 more
 Texas2.39%16.54%18.94%$0.12.8%26.8 more
 All states combined6.90%10.98%17.89%$0.12.0%318.4 more
 Utah6.21%11.63%17.83%$0.12.2%2.9 more
 Vermont12.66%4.73%17.39%$0.11.5%0.6 more
 Virginia6.08%8.64%14.73%$0.11.4%8.3 more
 Washington7.36%11.80%19.16%$0.12.3%7.0 more
 West Virginia10.91%5.39%16.30%$0.12.2%1.9 more
 Wisconsin8.97%9.04%18.00%$0.11.6%5.8 more
 Wyoming2.91%2.30%5.21%$0.11.1%0.6 more
Notes: guesstimated1 estimated

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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Data Sources for 2014:

GDP: Fed. Budget: Hist. Table 10.1
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 Revenue by State for 2013

On April 6, 2014, we updated usgovernmentspending.com with the numbers from "SOI Tax Stats - Gross Collections, by Type of Tax and State, Fiscal Year - IRS Data Book Table 5" of the IRS Data Book for 2013.  The data can be viewed on the Federal Revenue by State page here.

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