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Government Tax and Revenue Chart

Create and customize charts of government revenue.

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Use the controls below to CUSTOMIZE chart or CHANGE the data series

Hover mouse over dropdown controls for help. Remember, you can display a maximum of five data series at once.

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Revenue Units: By default, government revenue is displayed in billions of dollars. But using a dropdown control in the table heading you can select $ bln 2005, pct GDP and more.
Chart Title: You can create a title for your chart. Use the text field to enter a title and click the button to the right of the text field.
US or State: By default, the chart shows overall United States government revenue. But you can select revenue for individual states by selecting the state dropdown control in the table heading.
State, Local: By default, you can chart state revenue or local revenue by clicking a radio button in the selection table. But you can chart state-and-local combined by selecting state n local in the state/local dropdown control in the table heading.
Linear/Log: By default, the data series are displayed as linear charts. But you can also select a log chart. Linear charts show constant amount changes as a straight line; Log charts show constant rates of change as a straight line.
Line/Bar: By default, the data series are displayed as line charts. But you can also select a bar chart.
Data Stack: By default, the data series are “stacked” when displayed on the chart. But you can change the setting to “un stack” the data series.
Chart Size: By default, the chart is displayed at medium size. But you can use the dropdown control to change the size.
Color: By default charts are displayed with color data lines and fill. You can change this to grayscale if you want.
US Budget Year: By default, the chart displays budgeted and estimated federal revenue in the current US Budget submitted to the Congress by the president. But you can look at previous budgeted numbers using this dropdown control.

Data Range

Start Year: You can select any start year you want using the dropdown control in the table heading. At the top and bottom of the dropdown only years ending in “0” are shown. Select a start year to get close, then select the start year you want.
End Year: You can select any end year you want using the dropdown control in the table heading. At the top and bottom of the dropdown only years ending in “0” are shown. Select an end year to get close, then select the end year you want.
Category (max 5)Sub-categoryFed Gov. 
Xfer 
State Local Total   
 
Data Series: Select a revenue series you want to chart from a dropdown on the left. If you select on the bottom dropdown you will add a data series (up to a maximum of five). The right-hand dropdown allows you to replace a data series with a more narrowly focused series. Click the “X” link to remove a data series from the chart.
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* If you add data series at same government level, this item will be shown as Remaining Revenue.

If you’d like to create your own custom chart of revenue data you should use the table above to make your selections.

  • Select the year range: Select the start year and the end year you want by selecting the years you want in the two year dropdown boxes.
  • Select revenue items: Just select the revenue item you want from the dropdown control. Then click a radio button to select the level of government: federal, state, or local. If you select from the < select > you will add another data series to your chart. Up to 5 data series are allowed at once. Click the “X” link to remove a data series from the chart.
  • Select units: You can select the display in billions of nominal (i.e. inflated) dollars, billions of real (i.e. year 2005) dollars, or as percent of GDP.
  • Choose chart features: You can select the size of the chart, switch from bar chart to line chart, select color or black and white, stacked or not. You can also blow up the chart to fill the screen with the “fullsize” tab control above the chart display.

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Download Tab-delimited Data

Copy and Paste: To copy and paste data into spreadsheet for analysis, just copy the tab-delimited text in the textbox below (click cursor in text box, then press ctrl-A then press ctrl-C) and paste it into your spreadsheet.

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Below is a formatted version of the data displayed in the chart.

Total Direct Revenue
Fiscal Years 1900 to 2010
YearGDP-US
$ billion nominal
Population-US
million
Total Direct Revenue -total
percent GDP
1900MW gdp76.2127.81i
1901MW gdp77.6807.55i
1902MW gdp79.1766.97a
1903MW gdp80.7016.75i
1904MW gdp82.2557.02i
1905MW gdp83.8396.55i
1906MW gdp85.4536.56i
1907MW gdp87.0996.54i
1908MW gdp88.7767.40i
1909MW gdp90.4867.24i
1910MW gdp92.2297.59i
1911MW gdp93.5237.82i
1912MW gdp94.8367.48i
1913MW gdp96.1677.54a
1914MW gdp97.5168.60i
1915MW gdp98.8858.48i
1916MW gdp100.2737.24i
1917MW gdp101.6807.07i
1918MW gdp103.1079.68i
1919MW gdp104.55411.91i
1920MW gdp106.02212.90i
1921MW gdp107.62614.47i
1922MW gdp109.25412.57a
1923MW gdp110.90811.35i
1924MW gdp112.58611.74i
1925MW gdp114.29011.57i
1926MW gdp116.01911.58i
1927MW gdp117.77512.66a
1928MW gdp119.55712.97i
1929MW gdp121.36612.86i
193092.2123.20314.61i
193177.4124.07116.29i
193259.5124.94517.29a
193357.2125.82518.87i
193466.8126.71216.92a
193574.3127.60516.75i
193684.9128.50416.00a
193793129.41016.70i
193887.4130.32120.00a
193993.5131.24018.87i
1940102.9132.16516.86a
1941129.4133.96615.66i
1942166135.79216.22a
1943203.1137.64318.14i
1944224.6139.51925.43a
1945228.2141.42126.04i
1946227.8143.34923.89a
1947249.9145.30322.39i
1948274.8147.28322.31a
1949272.8149.29122.31i
1950300.2151.32620.85a
1951347.3153.91722.29i
1952367.7156.55225.73a
1953389.7159.23225.70a
1954391.1161.95826.11a
1955426.2164.73123.45a
1956450.1167.55125.09a
1957474.9170.42025.71a
1958482173.33725.73a
1959522.5176.30524.28a
1960543.3179.32326.84a
1961563.3181.58826.95a
1962605.1183.88126.66a
1963638.6186.20426.98a
1964685.8188.55526.84a
1965743.7190.93726.03a
1966815193.34826.42a
1967861.7195.79027.86a
1968942.5198.26326.88a
19691019.9200.76629.40a
19701075.9203.30229.84a
19711167.8205.51528.04a
19721282.4207.75228.52a
19731428.5210.01328.65a
19741548.8212.29929.66a
19751688.9214.60929.23a
19761877.6216.94529.14a
19772086219.30730.24a
19782356.6221.69429.77a
19792632.1224.10730.26a
19802862.5226.54630.95a
19813210.9228.67031.63a
19823345230.81532.19a
19833638.1232.97930.35a
19844040.7235.16430.23a
19854346.7237.36931.00a
19864590.1239.59531.36a
19874870.2241.84232.48a
19885252.6244.11031.91a
19895657.7246.39932.21i
19905979.6248.71032.24a
19916174251.80232.10a
19926539.3254.93332.08a
19936878.7258.10332.37a
19947308.7261.31232.49a
19957664264.56133.15a
19968100.2267.85033.72a
19978608.5271.18034.26a
19989089.1274.55235.07a
19999665.7277.96634.67a
200010289.7281.42235.72a
200110625.3284.18433.20i
200210980.2286.97430.05a
200311512.2289.79030.03i
200412277292.63531.69a
200513095.4295.50732.41a
200613857.9298.14533.89a
200714480.3300.80735.71a
200814720.3303.49231.71a
200914417.9306.20225.40a
201014958.3308.93631.47a

Legend:
a - actual reported
i - interpolated between actual reported values

Data Sources for 1900:
GDP, GO: See GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the US, Colonial Times to 1970
State and Local: Hist. Stats of US, Colonial Times to 1970 and 1789 - 1945

Data Sources for 2010:
GDP, GO: See GDP, GO Sources
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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Revenue Data Sources

Revenue data is from official government sources.
  Federal data since 1962 comes from the president’s budget.
  All other revenue data comes from the US Census Bureau.

Gross Domestic Product data comes from US Bureau of Economic Analysis and measuringworth.com.

Detailed table of revenue data sources here.

Federal revenue data begins in 1792.

State and local revenue data begins in 1890.

State and local revenue data for individual states begins in 1957.

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Data Sources for 1900_2010:

Sources for 1900:

GDP, GO: See GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Bicentennial Edition: Historical Statistics of the US, Colonial Times to 1970
State and Local: Hist. Stats of US, Colonial Times to 1970 and 1789 - 1945

Sources for 2010:

GDP, GO: See GDP, GO Sources
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

> data sources for other years
> data update schedule.

Medicare/Social Security Trustee Reports Released

On July 28, 2014, the Center for Medicare Services released its annual Medicare Trustees Report, which projects Medicare spending out into the 2080s.  As in the past, the report shows that federal health-care programs will eat the budget.

UsGovernmentspending.com has updated its chart of the Medicare Outlook here based on data in the 2014 Medicare Trustees Report.  You can download the data and also view selected Medicare Trustee forecasts going back to 2005.

On July 28, 2014, the Social Security Administration released its annual OASDI Trustees Report, which projects Social Security spending out into the 2080s.  As in the past, the report shows that Social Security spending will max out at about 6 percent of GDP.

UsGovernmentspending.com is publishing for the first time a chart of the Social Security Outlook here based on data in the 2014 OASDI Trustees Report.  You can download the data and also view OASDI Trustee forecasts for 2005 and 1997.

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