World Economic Outlook Database, October 2016

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       Shaded cells indicate IMF staff estimates
CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018
United StatesGeneral government net lending/borrowingNational currencyBillionsSource: BEA and IMF's Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (revenue, expenditure, and net lending); Flow of Funds (debt)
Latest actual data: 2015
Notes: Revenue, expenditure, and net lending data are compiled according to the GFSM2001 methodology. Due to data limitations, most series begin 2001.
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the March 2016 Congressional Budget Office baseline adjusted for the IMF staff’s policy and macroeconomic assumptions. The baseline incorporates the key provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, including a partial r
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 09/2016-414,029-983,323-1896,010-1634,858-1488,002-1273,536-733,164-722,703-623,292-758,186-716,009-665,972
United StatesGeneral government net lending/borrowingPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).-2,860-6,681-13,150-10,925-9,589-7,883-4,392-4,155-3,456-4,085-3,695-3,289
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  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  United States: General government net lending/borrowing (National currency)
Source: BEA and IMF's Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (revenue, expenditure, and net lending); Flow of Funds (debt)
Latest actual data: 2015
Notes: Revenue, expenditure, and net lending data are compiled according to the GFSM2001 methodology. Due to data limitations, most series begin 2001.
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the March 2016 Congressional Budget Office baseline adjusted for the IMF staff’s policy and macroeconomic assumptions. The baseline incorporates the key provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, including a partial r
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2001
Basis of recording: Accrual
General government includes: Central Government;State Government;Local Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 09/2016


United States: General government net lending/borrowing (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).


 
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