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State & local government expenditures per capita

Washington state & local government expenditures per capita

Fiscal Year Expenditures Per Capita
2014 $8,774
2013 $8,662
2012 $8,704
2011 $8,874
2010 $9,069
2009 $9,250
2008 $8,908
2007 $8,611
2006 $8,171
2005 $8,387
2004 $8,385
2003 NA
2002 $8,116
2001 NA
2000 $7,436
1999 $7,447
1998 $7,295
1997 $6,995
1996 $6,790
1995 $6,888
1994 $6,569
1993 $7,05

Inflation-Adjusted to 2014 Dollars

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  • Washington state and local government direct general expenditures per capita have generally been higher than the average for the U.S.
  • In fiscal year 2014, Washington ranked 19th among the states in per capita state and local government expenditures.
  • Periods where Washington's per capita government expenditures are not above average tend to be those in which elevated economic activity in Washington has resulted in high in-migration and fast population growth.

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Last modified: December 21, 2016
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