U.S. Budget vs. Family Budget

 

If a median-income American family spent money like the U.S. government, it would have spent all of its earnings, and then put $10,000 on the credit card in 2017 even though it was already $328,000 in debt.

Download
image
Download
floor chart

Date Produced: May 9, 2018

Source: Congressional Budget Office

Related Charts
Take the Quiz!