Spending In 20th Century
Fiscal Years 1902 to 2015
YearGDP-US
$ billion nominal
Population-US
million
Total Spending -xfer
percent GDP
Total Spending -fed
percent GDP
Total Spending -state
percent GDP
Total Spending -local
percent GDP
1902MW gdp79.176-0.03a2.35a0.56a3.95a
1903MW gdp80.701-0.03i2.29i0.56i3.91i
1904MW gdp82.255-0.03i2.43i0.61i4.21i
1905MW gdp83.839-0.03i2.27i0.58i4.01i
1906MW gdp85.453-0.03i2.21i0.58i3.97i
1907MW gdp87.099-0.03i2.13i0.57i3.88i
1908MW gdp88.776-0.03i2.51i0.68i4.65i
1909MW gdp90.486-0.03i2.46i0.69i4.64i
1910MW gdp92.229-0.03i2.49i0.71i4.78i
1911MW gdp93.523-0.03i2.54i0.74i4.96i
1912MW gdp94.836-0.03i2.45i0.73i4.87i
1913MW gdp96.167-0.03a2.45a0.75a4.96a
1914MW gdp97.516-0.04i2.73i0.93i5.85i
1915MW gdp98.885-0.05i2.69i1.01i6.06i
1916MW gdp100.273-0.04i2.08i0.91i5.18i
1917MW gdp101.680-0.04i3.83i0.88i4.74i
1918MW gdp103.107-0.04i17.03i0.80i4.10i
1919MW gdp104.554-0.05i23.84i0.89i4.36i
1920MW gdp106.022-0.06i7.60i0.91i4.24i
1921MW gdp107.626-0.11i7.42i1.26i5.59i
1922MW gdp109.254-0.16a5.08a1.46a6.16a
1923MW gdp110.908-0.14i4.31i1.33i5.66i
1924MW gdp112.586-0.14i4.18i1.39i5.94i
1925MW gdp114.290-0.13i3.96i1.41i6.09i
1926MW gdp116.019-0.12i3.66i1.40i6.08i
1927MW gdp117.775-0.13a3.66a1.50a6.59a
1928MW gdp119.557-0.14i3.73i1.58i6.47i
1929MW gdp121.366-0.15i3.64i1.59i6.09i
193092.2123.203-0.19i4.29i1.92i6.91i
193177.4124.071-0.26i5.31i2.45i8.23i
193259.5124.945-0.39a7.17a3.41a10.71a
193357.2125.825-1.06i8.92i3.65i10.55i
193466.8126.712-1.46a8.89a3.21a8.53a
193574.3127.605-1.27i10.17i3.09i7.91i
193684.9128.504-1.07a10.80a2.88a7.13a
193793129.410-0.90i9.47i2.97i6.97i
193887.4130.321-0.87a9.67a3.53a7.90a
193993.5131.240-0.88i9.90i3.55i7.80i
1940102.9132.165-0.86a9.78a3.45a7.47a
1941129.4133.966-0.68i10.94i2.75i5.81i
1942166135.792-0.53a21.42a2.15a4.43a
1943203.1137.643-0.48i40.86i1.69i3.58i
1944224.6139.519-0.48a44.76a1.48a3.20a
1945228.2141.421-0.43i46.83i1.82i3.57i
1946227.8143.349-0.39a29.21a2.18a3.99a
1947249.9145.303-0.53i16.57i2.58i4.49i
1948274.8147.283-0.64a12.95a2.87a4.86a
1949272.8149.291-0.76i14.73i3.44i5.57i
1950300.2151.326-0.79a14.92a3.62a5.68a
1951347.3153.917-0.69a14.09a3.12i5.34i
1952367.7156.552-0.69a19.46a2.93a5.46a
1953389.7159.232-0.74a20.53a2.94a5.51a
1954391.1161.958-0.76a19.86a3.33a6.03a
1955426.2164.731-0.73a17.23a3.37a6.10a
1956450.1167.551-0.74a16.88a3.37a6.22a
1957474.9170.420-0.82a17.22a3.54a6.48a
1958482173.337-1.04a17.85a4.15a7.00a
1959522.5176.305-1.22a17.90a4.29a6.92a
1960543.3179.323-1.29a17.91a4.08a7.15a
1961563.3181.588-1.25a18.62a4.36a7.54a
1962605.1183.881-1.30i17.65a4.21a7.45a
1963638.6186.204-1.36i17.43a4.34a7.36a
1964685.8188.555-1.46i17.28a4.32a7.43a
1965743.7190.937-1.48i15.90a4.23a7.43a
1966815193.348-1.62i16.51a4.20a7.45a
1967861.7195.790-1.78i18.27a4.61a7.69a
1968942.5198.263-1.82i18.90a4.70a7.63a
19691019.9200.766-1.88i18.01a4.85a8.05a
19701075.9203.302-2.03i18.18a5.22a8.54a
19711167.8205.515-2.24i18.00a5.67a8.95a
19721282.4207.752-2.44i17.99a5.65a9.07a
19731428.5210.013-2.75i17.20a5.46a8.86a
19741548.8212.299-2.70i17.39a5.57a9.01a
19751688.9214.609-2.78i19.68a6.17a9.54a
19761877.6216.945-2.96i19.80a6.61a9.59a
19772086219.307-2.99i19.62a6.17a9.23a
19782356.6221.694-2.95i19.47a5.79a8.86a
19792632.1224.107-2.86i19.15a5.65a8.70a
19802862.5226.546-2.90i20.64a6.05a9.05a
19813211228.670-2.81i21.12a6.18a8.93a
19823345230.815-2.61i22.29a6.32a9.25a
19833638.1232.979-2.47i22.22a6.41a9.13a
19844040.7235.164-2.40i21.08a6.02a8.80a
19854346.7237.369-2.44i21.77a6.19a8.90a
19864590.2239.595-2.46i21.58a6.37a9.22a
19874870.2241.842-2.36i20.62a6.45a9.42a
19885252.6244.110-2.24i20.26a6.35a9.35a
19895657.7246.399-2.25i20.22a6.36i9.33i
19905979.6248.710-2.38i20.95a6.64a9.62a
19916174251.802-2.59i21.45a7.16a10.01a
19926539.3254.933-2.72a21.13a7.63a9.91a
19936878.7258.103-2.81a20.49a7.69a9.90a
19947308.8261.312-2.88a20.00a7.53a9.72a
19957664.1264.561-2.93a19.78a7.78a9.80a
19968100.2267.850-2.81a19.26a7.50a9.70a
19978608.5271.180-2.72a18.60a7.31a9.62a
19989089.2274.552-2.71a18.18a7.16a9.62a
19999660.6277.966-2.77a17.62a7.18a9.61a
200010284.8281.422-2.78a17.39a7.36a9.59a
200110621.8284.184-3.00i17.54a7.86a9.96i
200210977.5286.974-3.21a18.32a8.36a10.29a
200311510.7289.790-3.38a18.76a8.49a10.29i
200412274.9292.635-3.32a18.68a8.28a10.15a
200513093.7295.507-3.27a18.88a8.15a9.91a
200613855.9298.145-3.13a19.16a8.10a9.91a
200714477.6300.807-3.07a18.85a8.14a10.25a
200814718.6303.492-3.13a20.26a8.56a10.70a
200914418.7306.202-3.73a24.40a9.31a11.42a
201014964.4309.348-4.07a23.10a9.74a11.05a
201115517.9311.663-3.91a23.22a9.72a10.61a
201216155.3313.998-3.37a23.49b9.27a10.21a
201316691.5316.205-3.27a22.79b9.09a9.93a
201417393.1318.563-3.32a22.33b8.92a9.81a
201518036.6320.897-3.46a22.51b8.92g9.76g

Legend:
a - actual reported
i - interpolated between actual reported values
b - budgeted estimate in US FY13 budget
g - 'guesstimated' projection by usgovernmentspending.com