Figures on government spending and debt

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Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

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Total public debt subject to limit Sept. 15 $19,473,262
Statutory debt limit Suspended
Total public debt outstanding Sept. 15 $19,508,242
Operating balance Sept. 15 $321,073
Interest fiscal year 2016 thru Aug $257,688
Interest same period pvs fiscal year $234,680
Deficit fiscal year 2016 thru Aug $620,771
Deficit same period pvs fiscal year $529,959
Receipts fiscal year 2016 thru Aug $2,910,151
Receipts same period pvs fiscal year $2,883,250
Outlays fiscal year 2016 thru Aug $3,530,922
Outlays same period pvs fiscal year $3,413,210
Gold assets in Aug $11,041