WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The United States federal government ran a deficit of $176 billion in October, the first month of the 2010 fiscal year, the Treasury Department reported Thursday. Receipts were $135 billion, the Treasury said, while outlays were $311 billion. The deficit was a little higher than a congressional estimate of $175 billion and marked the 13th consecutive monthly budget shortfall. A year ago in October the deficit was $156 billion. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-ran-deficit-of-176-billion-in-october-2009-11-12-140160 How long has the average US citizen to work in order to cover a 176 billion USD deficit ?