Table 120Gross domestic product, federal, and state and local government expenditures, national health expenditures, and average annual percent change: United States, selected years 1960–2004
[Data are compiled from various sources by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services]
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Gross domestic product, government expenditures, and national health expenditures 1960 1970 1980 1990 1995 2000 2002 2003 2004
Amount in billions
Gross domestic product (GDP)$526$1,039$2,790$5,803$7,398$9,817$10,470$10,971$11,734
Federal government expenditures$86.7$201.1$585.7$1,253.5$1,603.5$1,864.4$2,101.1$2,251.4$2,381.3
State and local government expenditures40.2113.0329.4730.5978.21,269.51,444.31,512.41,587.5
National health expenditures$27.6$75.1$254.9$717.3$1,020.4$1,358.5$1,607.9$1,740.6$1,877.6
  Federal government2.917.771.6193.9325.3418.4509.5554.4600.0
  State and local government4.010.635.796.2141.4183.8217.1229.0247.3
Amount per capita
National health expenditures$148$357$1,106$2,821$3,762$4,729$5,485$5,879$6,280
National health expenditures as percent of GDP5.
Health expenditures as a percent of total government expenditures
State and local9.99.410.913.214.514.515.015.115.6
Percent distribution
National health expenditures100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Average annual percent change from previous year shown
Gross domestic product. . .
Federal government expenditures. . .8.811.
State and local government expenditures. . .10.911.
National health expenditures. . .10.513.
 Private. . .8.512.
 Public. . .15.314.210.510.
  Federal government. . .
  State and local government. . .10.312.910.
National health expenditures, per capita. . .
 Private. . .
 Public. . .13.913.

. . . Category not applicable.

NOTES: These data include revisions in health expenditures and may differ from previous editions of Health, United States. They reflect U.S. Census Bureau resident population estimates as of July 2005, less armed forces overseas and the population of outlying areas. Federal and state and local government total expenditures reflect December 2005 revisions from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. See Appendix II, Gross Domestic Product (GDP); Health Expenditures, national. Percents are calculated using unrounded data.

SOURCE: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary, National Health Statistics Group, National health accounts, National health expenditures, 2004. Available from: www​ Unpublished data.

From: Trend Tables

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