Description of the United States

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From 1791 to 1852

Year Imports in dollars Exports Excess of Imports Excess of Exports Total Receipts Customs, Lands &c Tonnage National Debt
1791 $52.000.000 $19.012.041 $32.987.959 ----------------- $4.399.473 502.146 $75.463.476
1792 31.500.000 20.753.098 10.746.902 ----------------- 3.652.014 594.437 77.227.924
1793 31.100.000 25.109.572 4.990.428 ----------------- 4.593.012 491.780 80.352.634
1794 34.600.000 33.023.283 1.573.767 ----------------- 5.075.155 628.817 78.421.405
1795 69.756.268 47.989.472 21.766.796 ----------------- 5.926.216 747.964 80.747.587
1796 81.436.164 67.064.097 14.372.067 ----------------- 7.048.114 831.900 83.742.172
1797 75.379.406 56.850.206 18.529.200 ----------------- 8.208.682 876.913 32.064.479
1798 68.551.700 61.527.097 7.024.602 ----------------- 7.762.383 898.328 79.228.526
1799 79.068.148 78.665.522 402.626 ----------------- 7.389.585 946.408 78.408.670
1800 91.252.768 70.971.780 280.988 ----------------- 10.624.997 972.492 82.976.294
1801 111.363.511 94.15.225 17.247.586 ----------------- 12.500.882 1.033.219 82.038.051
1802 76.333.333 72.483.160 3.850.173 ----------------- 13.455.328 892.101 80.712.632
1803 64.666.666 55.800.033 8.866.633 ----------------- 10.932.153 949.147 77.054.686
1804 85.000.000 77.699.074 7.300.926 ----------------- 11.687.281 1.042.404 86.427.121
1805 120.000.000 95.566.021 24.433.979 ----------------- 13.520.312 1.140.369 82.312.150
1806 129.000.000 101.536.963 27.463.037 ----------------- 15.508.809 1.208.735 75.723.271
1807 138.000.000 108.343.150 29.656.850 ----------------- 16.359.469 1.268.048 69.218.399
1808 56.990.000 22.460.960 34.559.040 ----------------- 17.038.859 1.242.595 65.196.318
1809 59.400.000 52.203.231 7.196.769 ----------------- 7.7490835 1.350.281 57.023.192
1810 85.400.000 66.757.974 18.642.026 ----------------- 9.299.737 1.424.788 53.173.217
1811 53.400.000 61.316.831 ----------------- 7.916.831 14.363.423 1.282.502 48.005.588
1812 77.030.000 38.527.236 38.502.764 ----------------- 9.674.968 1.269.907 45.209.738
1813 22.005.000 27.855.997 ----------------- 5.859.997 14.068.839 1.666.428 55.962.828
1814 12.965.000 6.927.441 6.037.553 ----------------- 11.017.225 1.159.209 81.487.840
1815 113.041.274 52.557.753 60.483.521 ----------------- 15.411.634 1.368.127 99.833.660
1816 147.103.000 81.920.452 65.182.548 ----------------- 47.403.204 1.372.218 127.491.965
1817 99.250.000 87.671.569 11.578.431 ----------------- 32.786.862 1.390.911 123.491.965
1818 121.750.000 93.281.133 24.468.867 ----------------- 21.002.563 1.225.184 103.466.634
1819 87.125.000 70.142.521 16.982.479 ----------------- 23.871.276 1.260.751 95.522.648
1820 74.450.000 69.691.669 4.758.331 ----------------- 16.779.331 1.280.166 91.015.566
1821 62.585.724 64.974.382 ----------------- 2.389.658 14.315.790 1.298.958 89.987.428
1822 82.241.541 72.160.281 10.081.260 ----------------- 19.481.961 1.324.699 93.546.677
1823 77.579.267 74.699.080 2.880.237 ----------------- 20.049.536 1.336.565 90.875.877
1824 80.549.007 75.986.657 4.562.350 ----------------- 18.903.609 1.389.163 90.269.778
1825 96.340.075 99.535.388 ----------------- 3.195.313 21.342.906 1.423.112 83.788.433
1826 84.974.477 77.595.322 7.379.155 ----------------- 24.763.345 1.534.190 81.054.000
1827 79.484.068 82.324.827 ----------------- 2.840.759 21.230.641 1.620.608 73.987.357
1828 88.509.824 72.264.686 16.245.138 ----------------- 24.243.504 1.741.392 67.475.044
1829 74.492.227 72.358.671 2.133.856 ----------------- 24.224.979 1.260.978 58.421.414
1830 70.876.920 73.849.508 ----------------- 2.972.588 24.280.888 1.191.776 48.565.406
1831 103.191.124 81.310.583 21.880.541 ----------------- 27.452.697 1.267.846 39.123.192
1832 101.029.266 87.176.943 3.852.323 ----------------- 31.107.040 1.439.450 24.322.235
1833 107.181.311 90.140.433 18.040.878 ----------------- 33.003.344 1.601.150 7.001.699
1834 126.521.332 104.336.972 22.184.360 ----------------- 21.076.774 1.758.907 4.760.082
1835 149.895.742 121.693.577 28.202.165 ----------------- 34.163.635 1.824.940 37.733
1836 189.980.217 128.663.040 61.316.995 ----------------- 48.288.219 1.892.192 37.513
1837 1440.989.217 117.419.376 23.469.841 ----------------- 18.032.846 1.896.685 1.878.224
1838 113.717.404 108.486.616 5.220.788 ----------------- 19.372.984 1.995.639 4.857.660
1839 162.092.132 121.028.416 41.063.716 ----------------- 30.399.043 2.096.478 11.983.738
1840 107.141.519 132.085.946 ----------------- 24.944.427 16.993.858 2.180.764 5.125.078
1841 127.946.477 121.851.803 6.094.674 ----------------- 15.957.512 2.130.744 6.737.398
1842 100.162.087 104.691.534 ----------------- 4.529.447 19.643.967 2.092.390 15.028.486
1843+ *64.763.799 *84.346.480 ----------------- 19.582.681 #8.065.326 2.158.602 26.898.953
1844+ 108.435.035 111.200.046 ----------------- 2.715.001 28.504.519 2.280.095 26.143.996
1845+ 117.254.564 114.646.606 ----------------- 2.607.958 29.769.134 2.417.002 16.801.647
1846+ 121.691.797 113.488.516 8.203.281 ----------------- 29.499.247 2.562.085 24.256.495
1847+ 146.545.638 158.648.622 ----------------- 12.102.984 26.346.790 2.839.046 45.659.659
1848+ 154.998.928 154.082.131 966.797 ----------------- 35.436.750 3.154.042 65.804.450
1849+ 147.857.439 145.755.820 2.101.619 ----------------- 31.074.347 3.334.015 64.704.693
1850+ 178.138.318 151.898.720 26.239.598 ----------------- 43.375.798 3.535.454 64.228.238
1851+ 216.224.932 218.388.011 ----------------- 2.163.079 52.312.979 3.772.489 62.560.395
1852+ 212.613.282 209.644.625 2.971.557 ----------------- 49.728.387 4.138.441 65.131.632

+ year ending June 30, * for nine months, # for six months