World Economic Outlook Database, April 2017

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes20152016201720182019202020212022
United StatesGeneral government revenueNational 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 January 2017 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
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: 03/20175,732.9615,731.6276,021.7186,191.4546,355.5956,653.0656,933.9297,251.845
United StatesGeneral government revenuePercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government revenue (National currency).31.78530.86631.01230.42229.92430.15530.29730.521
United StatesGeneral government total expenditureNational 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 January 2017 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
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: 03/20176,363.9736,541.4656,807.1617,101.6067,481.3127,853.0168,241.0568,629.371
United StatesGeneral government total expenditurePercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government total expenditure (National currency).35.28435.22835.05734.89435.22435.59436.00936.318
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 January 2017 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
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: 03/2017-631.012-809.838-785.442-910.152-1,125.717-1,199.951-1,307.127-1,377.527
United StatesGeneral government net lending/borrowingPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).-3.498-4.361-4.045-4.472-5.300-5.439-5.711-5.798
United StatesGeneral government structural balanceNational 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 January 2017 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
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: 03/2017-609.408-726.119-777.152-930.340-1,151.502-1,220.331-1,317.802-1,377.707
United StatesGeneral government structural balancePercent of potential GDP See notes for: 
General government structural balance (National currency).-3.364-3.894-4.001-4.589-5.443-5.549-5.769-5.804
United StatesGeneral government primary 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 January 2017 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
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: 03/2017-290.582-429.374-377.889-455.537-597.730-592.659-617.093-611.684
United StatesGeneral government primary net lending/borrowingPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government primary net lending/borrowing (National currency).-1.611-2.312-1.946-2.238-2.814-2.686-2.696-2.574
United StatesGeneral government net debtNational 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 January 2017 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
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: 03/201714,522.46815,129.83516,007.68516,917.17018,052.99619,263.50820,593.40321,995.729
United StatesGeneral government net debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government net debt (National currency).80.51681.47982.44183.12484.99887.31189.98292.573
United StatesGeneral government gross debtNational 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 January 2017 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
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: 03/201719,048.02519,934.07621,037.34122,165.61023,486.26624,862.05426,336.32527,883.086
United StatesGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).105.607107.351108.344108.912110.579112.686115.075117.351
United StatesGross domestic product corresponding to fiscal year, current pricesNational 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 January 2017 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
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: 03/201718,036.65018,569.10019,417.14420,351.77121,239.30322,063.04422,886.23823,760.331
United StatesCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsSource: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6)
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017-462.965-481.206-522.773-672.504-745.032-804.195-767.196-766.520
United StatesCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-2.567-2.591-2.692-3.304-3.508-3.645-3.352-3.226
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  United States: General government revenue (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 January 2017 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
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: 03/2017


United States: General government revenue (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government revenue (National currency).


United States: General government total expenditure (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 January 2017 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
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: 03/2017


United States: General government total expenditure (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government total expenditure (National currency).


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 January 2017 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
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: 03/2017


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


United States: General government structural balance (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 January 2017 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
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: 03/2017


United States: General government structural balance (Percent of potential GDP)
See notes for:
General government structural balance (National currency).


United States: General government primary 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 January 2017 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
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: 03/2017


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


United States: General government net debt (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 January 2017 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
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: 03/2017


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


United States: General government gross debt (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 January 2017 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
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: 03/2017


United States: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


United States: Gross domestic product corresponding to fiscal year, current prices (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 January 2017 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
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: 03/2017


United States: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2016
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6)
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollar
Data last updated: 03/2017


United States: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


 
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