Total government spending in the United States comprises spending by the federal government, spending by the state governments, and spending by local governments such as cities and counties and school districts.
|Federal Gross Spending||20% GDP|
|State Direct Spending||9% GDP|
|Local Direct Spending||11% GDP|
|Total Spending||36% GDP|
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Federal spending data begins in 1792.
State and local spending data begins in 1890.
State and local spending data for individual states begins in 1957.
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