There were NO budget surpluses during the Clinton Administration - as shown by the United States Treasury web site: http://www.treasurydirect.gov/govt/reports/pd/histdebt/histdebt.htm

 

$2,223,641,753 was the last surplus, produced in 1957; that last budget surplus was accomplished during the Eisenhower Administration.

 

Every year the Clinton administration produce a deficit; the smallest deficit was in the year 2000 with a deficit of 17,907,308,271. (Over 17 billion dollars).

 

The debt and deficits for the years 1950 to 2015 are shown below.

 

Also, read article on the, “Myth of the Clinton Surplus,” here.

 

Year

Federal Debt (FD)

FD Surplus/Deficit

 

6/30/1950

257,357,352,351.04

 

 

6/29/1951

255,221,976,814.93

2,135,375,536

Truman

6/30/1952

259,105,178,785.43

3,883,201,971

 

6/30/1953

266,071,061,638.57

6,965,882,853

Eisenhower

6/30/1954

271,259,599,108.46

5,188,537,470

Eisenhower

6/30/1955

274,374,222,802.62

3,114,623,694

Eisenhower

6/30/1956

272,750,813,649.32

1,623,409,153

Eisenhower

6/30/1957

270,527,171,896.43

2,223,641,753

Eisenhower

6/30/1958

276,343,217,745.81

5,816,045,849

Eisenhower

6/30/1959

284,705,907,078.22

8,362,689,332

Eisenhower

6/30/1960

286,330,760,848.37

1,624,853,770

Eisenhower

6/30/1961

288,970,938,610.05

2,640,177,762

 

6/30/1962

298,200,822,720.87

9,229,884,111

 

6/30/1963

305,859,632,996.41

7,658,810,276

 

6/30/1964

311,712,899,257.30

5,853,266,261

 

6/30/1965

317,273,898,983.64

5,560,999,726

 

6/30/1966

319,907,087,795.48

2,633,188,812

 

6/30/1967

326,220,937,794.54

6,313,849,999

 

6/30/1968

347,578,406,425.88

21,357,468,631

 

6/30/1969

353,720,253,841.41

6,141,847,416

 

6/30/1970

370,918,706,949.93

17,198,453,109

 

6/30/1971

398,129,744,455.54

27,211,037,506

 

6/30/1972

427,260,460,940.50

29,130,716,485

 

6/30/1973

458,141,605,312.09

30,881,144,372

 

6/30/1974

475,059,815,731.55

16,918,210,419

 

6/30/1975

533,189,000,000

58,129,184,268

 

6/30/1976

620,433,000,000

87,244,000,000

 

9/30/1977

698,840,000,000

78,407,000,000

 

9/30/1978

771,544,000,000

72,704,000,000

 

9/30/1979

826,519,000,000

54,975,000,000

 

9/30/1980

907,701,000,000

81,182,000,000

 

9/30/1981

997,855,000,000

90,154,000,000

 

9/30/1982

1,142,034,000,000

144,179,000,000

 

9/30/1983

1,377,210,000,000

235,176,000,000

 

9/30/1984

1,572,266,000,000

195,056,000,000

 

9/30/1985

1,823,103,000,000

250,837,000,000

 

9/30/1986

2,125,302,616,658.42

302,199,616,658

 

9/30/1987

2,350,276,890,953.00

224,974,274,295

 

9/30/1988

2,602,337,712,041.16

252,060,821,088

 

9/29/1989

2,857,430,960,187.32

255,093,248,146

 

9/28/1990

3,233,313,451,777.25

375,882,491,590

 

9/30/1991

3,665,303,351,697.03

431,989,899,920

 

9/30/1992

4,064,620,655,521.66

399,317,303,825

 

9/30/1993

4,411,488,883,139.38

346,868,227,618

Clinton

9/30/1994

4,692,749,910,013.32

281,261,026,874

Clinton

9/29/1995

4,973,982,900,709.39

281,232,990,696

Clinton

9/30/1996

5,224,810,939,135.73

250,828,038,426

Clinton

9/30/1997

5,413,146,011,397.34

188,335,072,262

Clinton

9/30/1998

5,526,193,008,897.62

113,046,997,500

Clinton

9/30/1999

5,656,270,901,615.43

130,077,892,718

Clinton

9/30/2000

5,674,178,209,886.86

17,907,308,271 

Clinton

9/30/2001

5,807,463,412,200.06

133,285,202,313

 

9/30/2002

6,228,235,965,597.16

420,772,553,397

 

9/30/2003

6,783,231,062,743.62

554,995,097,146

 

9/30/2004

7,379,052,696,330.32

595,821,633,587

 

9/30/2005

7,932,709,661,723.50

553,656,965,393

 

9/30/2006

8,506,973,899,215.23

574,264,237,492

 

9/30/2007

9,007,653,372,262.48

500,679,473,047

 

9/30/2008

10,024,724,896,912.40

1,017,071,524,650

 

9/30/2009

11,909,829,003,511.70

1,885,104,106,599

 

9/30/2010

13,561,623,030,891.70

1,651,794,027,380

 

9/30/2011

14,790,340,328,557.10

1,228,717,297,665

 

9/30/2012

16,066,241,407,385.80

1,275,901,078,829

 

9/30/2013

16,738,183,526,697.30

671,942,119,312

 

9/30/2014

17,824,071,380,733.80

1,085,887,854,037

 

9/30/2015

18,150,617,666,484.30

326,546,285,751