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    USGovernmentSpending.com gives you a penetrating look at government spending in the United States. Of course, the big story is federal spending; but you can also look at state and local government spending.

    You can look at an overview of spending for the federal government and the states. You can look at our spending chart gallery, or you can create your own spending chart.

    You can look at the trends of federal, state and local government spending over the last century, and you can look at federal spending going back to 1792.

    You can download spending data by cutting and pasting tab-delimited data or by downloading a CSV file.

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State and Local Finances Update for FY 2012

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:

FY 2012Estimated
$ billion
Actual
$ billion
Spending$1,657$1,647
Revenue$1,038$1,075

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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