There are three levels of governments in the US: federal, state, and local.
The following table shows current spending for federal, state and local governments, and also
total overall spending. Federal spending includes grants and transfers to state and local governments. State and local
government spending includes “direct” spending on programs only.
You can look at details of the data here. You can look at
deficits here and debt here. You can create custom charts
here and download data here.
You can look at the federal budget here. You can take a course in spending here.
On December 11, 2014 usgovernmentspending.com updated the state and local spending and revenue for FY 2012 using the newly released Census Bureau State and Local Government Finances for FY 2012. This includes state and local spending for the United States as a whole and individual states and the District of Columbia.
State and local spending and revenue for FY2012 are now actual historical spending as reported by the Census Bureau. Previously state spending and revenue for FY2012 was actual and local spending and revenue was estimated. The following table shows the difference between estimated and actual spending and revenue for FY2012:
We have updated the "guesstimated" state and local finances for FY2013-19.
Also updated were state and local finances for 2009, 2010, and 2011 using newly released Census Bureau revised data.
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