U.S. Federal Government's spending: growth rate by president 1982-2012

Average annual growth of federal government spending in the United States, by president 1982 to 2013

U.S. Federal Government's spending: growth rate by president 1982-2012 This statistic shows the average annual growth of federal government spending in the United States under each president from Reagan in 1982 to Obama forecast until 2013. As can be seen in the graph, under Obama the lowest increase in federal spending can be seen at an annual rate of 1.4 percent.
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Average annual growth of federal government spending in the United States, by president 1982 to 2013

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Percentage increase in spending
Ronald Reagan (82-85)8.7%
Ronald Reagan (86-89)4.9%
George Bush I (90-93)5.4%
Bill Clinton (94-97)3.2%
Bill Clinton (98-01)3.9%
George Bush II (02-05)7.3%
George Bush II (06-09)8.1%
Barack Obama (10-13)1.4%
Percentage increase in spending
Ronald Reagan (82-85)8.7%
Ronald Reagan (86-89)4.9%
George Bush I (90-93)5.4%
Bill Clinton (94-97)3.2%
Bill Clinton (98-01)3.9%
George Bush II (02-05)7.3%
George Bush II (06-09)8.1%
Barack Obama (10-13)1.4%
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This statistic shows the average annual growth of federal government spending in the United States under each president from Reagan in 1982 to Obama forecast until 2013. As can be seen in the graph, under Obama the lowest increase in federal spending can be seen at an annual rate of 1.4 percent.
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