U.S. budget balance and forecast as a percentage of the GDP 2000-2030

The statistic shows the U.S. budget balance from 2000 to 2019 with an additional forecast from 2020 to 2030, as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product. State deficit amounted to 984 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, which was about 4.6 percent of the U.S. GDP. The forecast predicts an increase in state deficit up to 1.74 trillion U.S. dollars in 2030, which would be about 5.4 percent of the U.S. GDP.

The GDP of the United States since 1990 can be accessed here.

U.S. budget balance and forecast from 2000 to 2030

YearPercentage of the GDP
'30*-5.4%
'29*-4.8%
'28*-5.2%
'27*-4.6%
'26*-4.8%
'25*-4.9%
'24*-4.5%
'23*-4.5%
'22*-4.7%
'21*-4.3%
'20*-4.6%
'19-4.6%
'18-3.8%
'17-3.5%
'16-3.2%
'15-2.4%
'14-2.8%
'13-4.1%
'12-6.8%
'11-8.4%
'10-8.7%
'09-9.8%
'08-3.1%
'07-1.1%
'06-1.8%
'05-2.5%
'04-3.4%
'03-3.3%
'02-1.5%
'011.2%
'002.3%
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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2000 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Projections.
Data prior to 2019 taken from previous report.

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