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In FY 2017, total US government spending, federal, state, and local, is “guesstimated” to be $6.66 trillion, an increase of 5.7% from FY 2016.
Here’s how government spending changed, percentage wise.
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Spending data is from official government sources.
Detailed table of spending data sources here.
Federal spending data begins in 1792.
State and local spending data begins in 1820.
State and local spending data for individual states begins in 1957.
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GDP, GO: GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported spending forward to future years