US Government Spending As Percent Of GDP
Fiscal Years 1903 to 2012
YearGDP-US
$ billion nominal
Population-US
million
Total Spending -total
percent GDP
1903MW gdp80.7016.73i
1904MW gdp82.2557.22i
1905MW gdp83.8396.83i
1906MW gdp85.4536.73i
1907MW gdp87.0996.55i
1908MW gdp88.7767.82i
1909MW gdp90.4867.76i
1910MW gdp92.2297.95i
1911MW gdp93.5238.22i
1912MW gdp94.8368.02i
1913MW gdp96.1678.13a
1914MW gdp97.5169.46i
1915MW gdp98.8859.72i
1916MW gdp100.2738.13i
1917MW gdp101.6809.40i
1918MW gdp103.10721.89i
1919MW gdp104.55429.03i
1920MW gdp106.02212.69i
1921MW gdp107.62614.17i
1922MW gdp109.25412.54a
1923MW gdp110.90811.16i
1924MW gdp112.58611.37i
1925MW gdp114.29011.33i
1926MW gdp116.01911.01i
1927MW gdp117.77511.63a
1928MW gdp119.55711.64i
1929MW gdp121.36611.16i
193092.2123.20312.93i
193177.4124.07115.73i
193259.5124.94520.90a
193357.2125.82522.07i
193466.8126.71219.17a
193574.3127.60519.90i
193684.9128.50419.74a
193793129.41018.51i
193887.4130.32120.22a
193993.5131.24020.37i
1940102.9132.16519.84a
1941129.4133.96618.82i
1942166135.79227.46a
1943203.1137.64345.65i
1944224.6139.51948.95a
1945228.2141.42151.79i
1946227.8143.34934.99a
1947249.9145.30323.10i
1948274.8147.28320.04a
1949272.8149.29122.99i
1950300.2151.32623.43a
1951347.3153.91721.86i
1952367.7156.55227.17a
1953389.7159.23228.24a
1954391.1161.95828.47a
1955426.2164.73125.98a
1956450.1167.55125.73a
1957474.9170.42026.42a
1958482173.33727.95a
1959522.5176.30527.89a
1960543.3179.32327.85a
1961563.3181.58829.26a
1962605.1183.88128.01i
1963638.6186.20427.77i
1964685.8188.55527.57i
1965743.7190.93726.07i
1966815193.34826.53i
1967861.7195.79028.79i
1968942.5198.26329.41i
19691019.9200.76629.03i
19701075.9203.30229.91i
19711167.8205.51530.38i
19721282.4207.75230.28i
19731428.5210.01328.78i
19741548.8212.29929.26i
19751688.9214.60932.60i
19761877.6216.94533.04i
19772086219.30732.03i
19782356.6221.69431.17i
19792632.1224.10730.64i
19802862.5226.54632.85i
19813211228.67033.42i
19823345230.81535.26i
19833638.1232.97935.28i
19844040.7235.16433.50i
19854346.7237.36934.42i
19864590.2239.59534.70i
19874870.2241.84234.13i
19885252.6244.11033.72i
19895657.7246.39933.66i
19905979.6248.71034.84i
19916174251.80236.03i
19926539.3254.93335.95a
19936878.7258.10335.27a
19947308.8261.31234.37a
19957664.1264.56134.43a
19968100.2267.85033.66a
19978608.5271.18032.80a
19989089.2274.55232.26a
19999660.6277.96631.63a
200010284.8281.42231.56a
200110621.8284.18432.35i
200210977.5286.97433.75a
200311510.7289.79034.16i
200412274.9292.63533.79a
200513093.7295.50733.66a
200613855.9298.14534.04a
200714477.6300.80734.17a
200814718.6303.49236.39a
200914418.7306.20241.40a
201014964.4309.34839.82a
201115517.9311.66339.64a
201216155.3313.99839.60b

Legend:
i - interpolated between actual reported values
a - actual reported
b - budgeted estimate in US FY13 budget