[Historical Tables]
[Section 15 - Total (Federal and State and Local) Government Finances]
[Table 15.5 - Total Government Expenditures by Major Category of Expenditure as Percentages of GDP: 1948-2006]
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   Table 15.5--TOTAL GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURES BY MAJOR CATEGORY OF EXPENDITURE AS PERCENTAGES OF GDP: 1948-2006
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                                                                                                     Federal Payments For
                                                                                                          Individuals                         State and
                                                           Total      Defense and                ----------------------------     Other      Local From
                     Fiscal Year                        Government   International  Net Interest     Social                      Federal     Own Sources
                                                                                                  Security and      Other                    (Except Net
                                                                                                    Medicare                                  Interest)
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1948.................................................     17.2            5.3           1.8           0.2           3.3           1.1           5.5
1949.................................................     20.5            7.1           1.7           0.2           3.5           1.9           6.1
 
1950.................................................     22.7            6.7           1.8           0.3           4.7           2.1           7.0
1951.................................................     20.7            8.5           1.5           0.5           2.7           1.0           6.4
1952.................................................     25.8           14.0           1.4           0.6           2.5           1.0           6.4
1953.................................................     26.7           14.7           1.5           0.7           2.2           1.4           6.2
1954.................................................     25.6           13.5           1.4           0.9           2.5           0.7           6.8
 
1955.................................................     24.7           11.4           1.3           1.1           2.5           1.1           7.3
1956.................................................     23.9           10.5           1.3           1.3           2.3           1.3           7.3
1957.................................................     24.7           10.8           1.3           1.4           2.3           1.2           7.6
1958.................................................     26.2           10.9           1.4           1.7           2.8           1.2           8.2
1959.................................................     27.3           10.6           1.3           1.9           2.7           2.3           8.3
 
1960.................................................     26.2            9.9           1.5           2.2           2.5           1.9           8.2
1961.................................................     27.3            9.9           1.5           2.3           2.9           2.0           8.7
1962.................................................     27.8           10.2           1.4           2.5           2.6           2.3           8.8
1963.................................................     27.7            9.8           1.5           2.6           2.6           2.3           8.9
1964.................................................     27.7            9.3           1.5           2.5           2.5           2.9           9.0
 
1965.................................................     26.5            8.1           1.5           2.5           2.3           3.0           9.1
1966.................................................     27.1            8.5           1.4           2.7           2.2           3.2           9.1
1967.................................................     28.9            9.5           1.4           3.0           2.3           3.3           9.3
1968.................................................     30.4           10.1           1.4           3.3           2.5           3.5           9.7
1969.................................................     29.5            9.2           1.5           3.5           2.6           2.8          10.0
 
1970.................................................     29.5            8.5           1.5           3.6           2.8           3.0          10.1
1971.................................................     30.1            7.7           1.5           3.9           3.5           2.9          10.5
1972.................................................     30.0            7.1           1.5           4.1           3.8           3.2          10.3
1973.................................................     28.8            6.2           1.5           4.4           3.6           3.3           9.8
1974.................................................     28.9            5.9           1.6           4.6           3.8           2.9          10.1
 
1975.................................................     32.0            6.0           1.5           5.0           4.9           3.9          10.7
1976.................................................     32.1            5.5           1.7           5.2           5.2           3.9          10.5
TQ...................................................     32.0            5.4           1.7           5.3           4.7           4.1          10.8
1977.................................................     30.8            5.2           1.7           5.3           4.7           4.0           9.9
1978.................................................     30.2            5.1           1.7           5.3           4.3           4.5           9.5
1979.................................................     29.5            5.0           1.7           5.2           4.1           4.1           9.4
 
1980.................................................     31.3            5.4           1.8           5.5           4.7           4.2           9.7
1981.................................................     31.6            5.6           2.1           5.9           4.8           3.7           9.5
1982.................................................     32.8            6.1           2.4           6.3           4.8           3.2           9.9
1983.................................................     33.3            6.4           2.5           6.5           5.0           2.9          10.0
1984.................................................     31.7            6.3           2.8           6.2           4.3           2.5           9.6
 
1985.................................................     32.5            6.5           2.9           6.2           4.1           2.9           9.9
1986.................................................     32.4            6.5           2.8           6.1           4.1           2.6          10.3
1987.................................................     32.0            6.3           2.8           6.1           4.0           2.1          10.6
1988.................................................     31.6            6.0           2.9           6.0           4.0           2.2          10.5
1989.................................................     31.5            5.8           3.0           6.0           3.9           2.3          10.4
 
1990.................................................     32.5            5.5           3.1           6.2           4.0           3.0          10.7
1991.................................................     33.4            4.9           3.2           6.4           4.6           3.2          11.2
1992.................................................     33.4            5.0           3.2           6.6           5.1           2.2          11.2
1993.................................................     32.5            4.7           3.1           6.8           5.2           1.8          11.0
1994.................................................     31.9            4.3           3.0           6.8           5.0           1.9          10.8
 
1995.................................................     31.6            3.9           3.2           7.0           5.0           1.6          10.9
1996.................................................     31.1            3.6           3.1           7.0           4.9           1.7          10.8
1997.................................................     30.3            3.5           3.0           7.0           4.7           1.4          10.7
1998.................................................     29.7            3.3           2.8           6.8           4.6           1.7          10.5
1999.................................................     29.3            3.2           2.5           6.5           4.5           2.0          10.7
 
2000.................................................     29.2            3.2           2.2           6.4           4.5           2.1          10.8
2001.................................................     29.7            3.2           2.1           6.6           4.6           2.1          11.1
2002.................................................     30.9            3.6           1.8           6.8           5.2           2.2          11.4
2003.................................................     31.6            3.9           1.6           6.9           5.4           2.3          11.4
2004.................................................     31.3            4.2           1.6           6.8           5.3           2.2          11.1
 
2005.................................................     31.6            4.3           1.7           6.9           5.2           2.2          11.2
2006.................................................     31.8            4.2           2.0           7.1           5.1           2.2          11.3
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