U.S. budget balance and forecast as a percentage of the GDP 2000-2029

The statistic shows the U.S. budget balance from 2000 to 2018 with an additional forecast from 2019 to 2029, as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product. State deficit amounted to 779 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, which was about 3.8 percent of the U.S. GDP. The forecast predicts an increase in state deficit up to 1.37 trillion U.S. dollars in 2029, which would be about 4.4 percent of the U.S. GDP.

The GDP of the United States since 1990 can be accessed here.
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U.S. budget balance and forecast from 2000 to 2029
(as a percentage of the GDP)
YearPercentage of the GDP
'29*-4.4%
'28*-4.8%
'27*-4.1%
'26*-4.4%
'25*-4.5%
'24*-4.3%
'23*-4.6%
'22*-4.7%
'21*-4.2%
'20*-4.1%
'19*-4.2%
'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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