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Comparison of Federal Spending by State
in the United States
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2010 
Amounts in $ billion

Federal Total Spending
by State in $ billion

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 All states combined$3,276.4$0.0$0.0$1,733.4$683.4$516.7$342.9
 New York$202.3$0.0$0.0$111.3$63.1$13.9$13.9
 North Carolina$90.7$0.0$0.0$49.2$20.1$6.1$15.3
 New Jersey$81.0$0.0$0.0$49.7$15.5$10.2$5.6
 South Carolina$46.6$0.0$0.0$25.6$8.2$8.2$4.6
 New Mexico$28.0$0.0$0.0$11.0$6.7$7.5$2.8
 West Virginia$21.5$0.0$0.0$12.8$5.0$1.8$1.9
 Rhode Island$11.8$0.0$0.0$6.6$3.2$1.0$1.0
 New Hampshire$11.3$0.0$0.0$6.7$2.3$1.4$0.9
 South Dakota$9.5$0.0$0.0$5.3$2.3$0.9$1.0
 North Dakota$8.7$0.0$0.0$4.7$2.2$0.7$1.1
 District of Columbia$0.0$0.0$0.0$0.0$0.0$0.0$0.0
Notes: actual

Data Source: US Census Bureau Statistical Abstract

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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
Receipts $3,336$3,267
Deficit$616$587 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 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 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 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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