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Budget History: The 20th Century

WASHINGTON (AllPolitics, Feb. 6) -- What's the history of U.S. budgets? Below is a glance at receipts, outlays and deficits in the 20th century in millions of dollars, plus projections through the year 2002.

Year Received Spent Surplus/Deficit
1910 676 694 -18
1920 6,649 6,358 291
1930 4,058 3,320 738
1940 6,548 9,468 -2,920
1950 39,443 42,562 -3,119
1960 92,492 92,191 301
1970 192,807 195,649 -2,842
1980 517,112 590,947 -73,835
1990 1,031,969 1,253,163 -221,194
1996 1,453,062 1,560,330 -107,268
1997 1,505,425 1,631,016 -125,591
1998 1,566,842 1,687,475 -120,633
1999 1,643,320 1,760,700 -117,380
2000 1,727,304 1,814,427 -87,123
2001 1,808,347 1,844,488 -36,141
2002 1,896,686 1,879,717 16,969
From The Associated Press

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