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Compare state and local revenues for the 50 states against state growth and population.

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Total Revenue
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Comparison of State and Local Government Revenue
in the United States
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2017  +1yr +4yr
Amounts in percent GDP

State State
State and
 Alabama9.61%7.80%17.41%$219.52.4%4.9 more
 Alaska17.48%6.03%23.52%$51.31.6%0.7 more
 Arizona10.03%6.54%16.57%$311.82.1%7.0 more
 Arkansas14.71%4.10%18.82%$130.52.3%3.0 more
 California12.43%8.24%20.67%$2,702.33.3%39.9 more
 Colorado9.58%7.53%17.11%$337.63.1%5.7 more
 Connecticut9.00%4.83%13.83%$277.22.0%3.6 more
 Delaware11.03%2.89%13.92%$73.62.5%1.0 more
 District of Columbia3.98%8.49%12.47%$133.92.7%0.7 more
 Florida9.22%6.82%16.04%$969.52.9%21.0 more
 Georgia8.27%6.97%15.23%$541.32.7%10.5 more
 Hawaii17.19%4.68%21.87%$86.52.4%1.5 more
 Idaho13.58%5.34%18.92%$69.92.5%1.7 more
 Illinois8.48%6.08%14.56%$841.32.6%12.8 more
 Indiana9.36%5.23%14.59%$362.82.4%6.7 more
 Iowa11.76%6.92%18.69%$184.82.1%3.2 more
 Kansas11.13%7.66%18.79%$155.21.9%2.9 more
 Kentucky11.63%4.60%16.23%$209.02.2%4.5 more
 Louisiana10.20%6.34%16.55%$251.52.4%4.7 more
 Maine13.80%5.89%19.69%$60.51.9%1.3 more
 Maryland9.53%6.12%15.65%$392.92.3%6.1 more
 Massachusetts10.57%5.09%15.66%$517.82.5%6.9 more
 Michigan11.62%5.63%17.26%$505.92.3%9.9 more
 Minnesota12.86%5.53%18.40%$360.42.6%5.6 more
 Mississippi15.67%8.73%24.40%$113.72.1%3.0 more
 Missouri10.20%6.65%16.85%$315.92.3%6.1 more
 Montana15.16%5.87%21.03%$49.13.0%1.1 more
 Nebraska7.92%9.00%16.92%$122.12.5%1.9 more
 Nevada13.26%8.11%21.37%$154.82.8%3.0 more
 New Hampshire9.18%5.34%14.52%$77.92.1%1.3 more
 New Jersey8.40%5.97%14.37%$615.22.4%9.0 more
 New Mexico18.16%6.49%24.65%$94.02.1%2.1 more
 New York11.27%9.57%20.83%$1,557.62.3%19.9 more
 North Carolina9.55%5.38%14.93%$546.62.8%10.3 more
 North Dakota15.49%4.79%20.29%$54.51.1%0.8 more
 Ohio13.10%5.57%18.68%$653.02.4%11.6 more
 Oklahoma12.13%5.09%17.22%$180.42.3%4.0 more
 Oregon14.14%5.39%19.53%$237.13.3%4.1 more
 Pennsylvania10.25%5.52%15.77%$734.72.4%12.8 more
 Rhode Island11.56%6.00%17.56%$61.42.2%1.1 more
 South Carolina12.82%9.54%22.36%$216.42.5%5.0 more
 South Dakota11.01%5.44%16.45%$49.72.4%0.9 more
 Tennessee7.68%7.73%15.41%$342.02.5%6.7 more
 Texas7.83%5.92%13.75%$1,640.53.2%28.5 more
 All states combined10.62%7.50%18.12%$19,302.82.7%326.5 more
 Utah11.38%5.35%16.74%$160.03.0%3.1 more
 Vermont15.15%3.52%18.67%$32.41.9%0.6 more
 Virginia9.70%5.12%14.82%$517.72.3%8.5 more
 Washington11.08%7.11%18.19%$483.92.8%7.4 more
 West Virginia15.04%3.98%19.02%$76.31.8%1.8 more
 Wisconsin13.10%6.41%19.51%$331.32.4%5.8 more
 Wyoming14.25%7.15%21.40%$38.52.0%0.6 more
Notes: guesstimated1 estimated

1. "Guesstimated" by projecting the latest change in reported number forward to future years. GSP deviation from national GDP growth cut by 40% per year.

Data Sources:
State GDP Information
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported revenue forward to future years

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Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported revenue forward to future years

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Federal Deficit and Outlay Actuals for FY16

On October 14, 2016, the US Treasury reported in its Monthly Treasury Statement (and xls) for September that the federal deficit for FY 2016 ending September 30 was $587 billion. Here are the numbers, including total receipts, total outlays, and deficit compared with the numbers projected in the FY 2017 federal budget published in February 2016:

Federal Finances
FY 2016 Outcomes
Receipts $3,336$3,267
Deficit$616$587 now shows the new numbers for total FY 2016 outlays and receipts on its Estimate vs. Actual page.

The Monthly Treasury Statement includes ""Table 4: Receipts of the United States Government, September 2015 and Other Periods." This table of receipts by source is used for to post federal receipt actuals for FY 2016.

The Monthly Treasury Statement includes "Table 9. Summary of Receipts by Source, and Outlays by Function of the U.S. Government, September 2016 and Other Periods".   This table of outlays by function makes it possible for to estimate actual outlays by "subfunction" for FY 2016 by factoring budgeted amounts by the difference between budgeted and actual "function" amounts where actual outlays by subfunction cannot be gleaned from the Monthly Treasury Statement.

Final detailed FY 2016 numbers will not appear on until the FY 2018 federal budget is published in February 2017 with the actual outlays for FY 2016 in Historical Table 3.2--Outlays by Function and Subfunction.

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