USA: Government spending, in dollars

(measure: billion U.S. dollars; source: The World Bank)

USA: Government spending, billion USD

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1960 to 2015. The average value for the USA during that period was 1013.44 billion U.S. dollars with a minumum of 85 billion U.S. dollars in 1960 and a maximum of 2604.91 billion U.S. dollars in 2015. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: General government final consumption expenditure (formerly general government consumption) includes all government current expenditures for purchases of goods and services (including compensation of employees). It also includes most expenditures on national defense and security, but excludes government military expenditures that are part of government capital formation. Data are in current U.S. dollars.