US Federal Deficit as Percentage of GDP Chart
Current Surplus or Deficit(-) Percent: -8.70%
Last reported Dec 2011
Mean: -3.18%
Median: -2.55%
Min: -30.30% (Dec 1943)
Max: 4.60% (Dec 1948)

US Federal Deficit.

Source: White House Office of Management and Budget, Summary of Receipts, Outlays, and Surpluses or Deficits (-) as Percentages of GDP