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599. Social Welfare Expenditures Under Public Programs as Percent of GDP and Total Government Outlays

[52 represents $52,000,000,000. For fiscal years ending in year shown; see text, Section 9, State and Local Government. Represents outlays from trust funds (mostly social insurance funds built up by earmarked contributions from insured persons, their employers, or both) and budgetary outlays from general revenues. Includes administrative expenditures, capital outlay, and some expenditures and payments outside the United States. See Table 601 for program detail]

 
TOTAL EXPENDITURES FEDERAL STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Percent of- Percent of- Percent of-
Total Total Total Total Total Total
YEAR (bil. Percent Total govt. (bil. Percent Total Federal (bil. Percent State
dol.) change 1 GDP 2 outlays dol.) change 1 GDP 2 outlays dol.) change 1 Total and
GDP 2 local
outlays
 
1960 52 10.8 10.3 38.4 25 1.9 4.9 28.1 27 19.3 5.4 60.1
1970 146 14.6 14.8 46.5 77 13.2 7.8 40.0 68 16.3 6.9 57.9
1975 289 21.2 19.1 56.6 167 21.9 11.0 53.7 122 19.6 8.1 61.6
1980 493 14.7 18.6 57.2 303 15.2 11.4 54.4 190 13.8 7.2 62.9
1985 732 8.0 18.4 54.4 451 7.1 11.3 48.7 281 9.3 7.1 68.8
1986 782 6.8 18.5 55.5 473 4.9 11.2 48.6 309 9.8 7.3 72.4
1987 834 6.7 18.7 57.0 498 5.3 11.1 50.2 336 8.8 7.6 73.7
1988 887 6.4 18.4 56.1 527 5.8 10.9 49.5 360 7.2 7.5 72.0
1989 957 7.9 18.5 56.1 565 7.2 10.9 49.5 392 8.8 7.6 71.8
1990 1,049 9.6 18.5 58.2 617 9.1 10.9 51.4 432 10.3 7.6 74.0
1991 1,160 10.6 19.8 60.3 676 9.7 11.5 52.8 483 11.8 8.2 77.4
1992 1,267 9.2 20.6 63.7 750 10.8 12.2 57.4 517 7.0 8.4 77.6
1993 1,367 7.8 21.1 66.6 805 7.2 12.4 60.0 561 8.5 8.7 80.7
1994 1,436 5.1 21.0 64.5 853 6.1 12.5 57.4 583 3.7 8.5 80.4
1995 1,505 4.8 20.9 67.5 888 4.1 12.4 60.2 617 5.8 8.6 83.6



1 Percent change from immediate prior year.
2 Gross domestic product.

Source: U.S. Social Security Administration, Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 62, No. 2, 1999; and unpublished data.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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