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 Oct. 5 $20,334,857
Statutory debt limit --Suspended--
Total public debt outstanding Oct. 5 $20,371,173
Operating balance Oct. 5 $171,576
Interest fiscal year 2017 thru Aug $274,563
Interest same period pvs fiscal year $257,688
Deficit fiscal year 2017 thru Aug -$673,711
Deficit same period pvs fiscal year -$619,092
Receipts fiscal year 2017 thru Aug $2,966,172
Receipts same period pvs fiscal year $2,910,151
Outlays fiscal year 2017 thru Aug $3,639,882
Outlays same period pvs fiscal year $3,529,243
Gold assets in Aug $11,041