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Highlights of US Federal Budget for FY09
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Details, using numbers from FY09 US budget. Includes state and local “guesstimates.”



Units: By default, values are displayed in billions of nominal dollars. By using a dropdown control in the table heading you can select millions of dollars, percent of GDP, percent of federal total, percent of overall total, dollars per capita of population, and thousand dollars per capita of population.
Fiscal Year: The default year displayed is the current US government fiscal year. But you can select any year you want using the dropdown control in the table heading. At the top and bottom of the dropdown only years ending in “0” are shown. Select a year to get close, then select the year you want. You can increase or decrease the year using the “yr” text links in the table heading.
US Budget Year: By default, the table displays budgeted and estimated numbers from the most recent US Federal Budget submitted to the Congress by the president. But you can look at numbers from other US Federal Budgets using this dropdown control.
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GDP: $18,219.4 bln
GO:
$32,178.5 bln
State and Local Spending: By default, state and local spending are displayed separately. But you can select state'n local and display state and local spending combined.
US or State: By default, the table shows values for governments in the United States overall. But for years after 1991 you can select individual states by selecting the state dropdown control in the table heading or the text link right above it.
Pie Chart: Select a pie chart you wish to display. You can create a pie chart for federal, state and local, and overall spending/revenue.

United States Federal
State and Local Government Spending
US CA >
Pop: 322.4 million
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2015 in $ billion   +1yr +4yr
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[+]  Pensions 0.0 0.0 210.7 47.2 257.9
[+]  Health Care 0.0 -358.1 499.5 146.4 287.9
[+]  Education 0.0 -69.3 301.0 692.7 924.4
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Charts: Click on a to display a bar of data in a row or column of this table.
Click on to display a time-series chart of data in a row.
[+] Drill-down: Click on the [+] to drill down to more detailed numbers. For federal spending line items (but not revenue) you can drill down three levels to view about 4,000 items of spending at the “agency code” level.
Defense 0.0 0.0 0.7 -0.1 0.7
[+]  Welfare 0.0 -113.2 153.3 80.4 120.6
[+]  Protection 0.0 -5.1 92.7 187.6 275.1
[+]  Transportation 0.0 -67.0 127.2 162.2 222.3
[+]  General Government 0.0 -4.1 30.4 49.1 75.4
[+]  Other Spending 0.0 -16.3 70.6 326.7 381.0
[+]  Interest 0.0 0.0 50.7 66.9 117.5
[+]  Balance 0.0 0.0 -0.0 0.0 0.0
[+]  Total Spending:  Start chart 0.0 -633.1 1,536.8 1,759.1 2,662.9
[+]  Federal Deficit 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
[+]  Gross Public Debt 0.0 0.0 1,227.7 1,956.2 3,183.9
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Spending:
Pie Chart: Select a pie chart you wish to display. You can create a pie chart for federal, state and local, and overall spending/revenue.
guesstimated4 estimated
Data Sources:
GDP, GO: See GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
Guesstimated” by projecting the latest change in reported spending forward to future years


The table shows overall budgeted federal expenditures from the president’s budget for major functions for the specified fiscal year. Also included are estimates of state and local spending.

You can use controls on the table to change from display of nationwide spending data to individual states. You can change the year or to drill down to view more detailed spending information. You can also view the spending data as percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

Click the button at the right of each line of the table to display a bar chart of government spending. Click a button at the base of each column for a bar chart or pie chart. You can right click on the chart image to copy and paste it into your own content. Click the image to close the chart display.

Notes

Data Sources: Federal spending from Budget of the United States Government. State and local spending from US Census Bureau: State and Local Government Finances.

For a discussion of the sources of the government spending data used here read How We Got the Data for usgovernmentspending.com.

Intergovernmental Transfers: The column labeled “Gov. Xfer” in the table represents monies paid by the federal government as grants and aid to state and local governments. These are “intergovernmental transfers.”

For a discussion read All About Intergovernmental Transfers.

Federal Spending by Agency Code: If you drill down below the federal subfunction level you can see federal spending split up into about 4,000 agency code accounts.

For a discussion read Federal Spending at the Agency Code Level

Budget Updates: The president’s budget is typically published each year in February.

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Spending Data Sources

Spending data is from official government sources.
  Federal data since 1962 comes from the president’s budget.
  All other spending data comes from the US Census Bureau.

Gross Domestic Product data comes from US Bureau of Economic Analysis and measuringworth.com.

Detailed table of spending data sources here.

Federal spending data begins in 1792.

State and local spending data begins in 1890.

State and local spending data for individual states begins in 1957.

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Data Sources for 2015:

GDP, GO: See GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
Guesstimated” by projecting the latest change in reported spending forward to future years

> data sources for other years
> data update schedule.

State FY14 Tax Update

On September 27, 2014 usgovernmentspending.com updated FY2014 state revenue with quarterly tax data from the US Census Bureau.  Local tax data was updated by assuming that local taxes for 2014 changed by the same percent as state taxes of the same type.

The following table shows "guesstimated" US state and local total revenue before and after the change.

Revenue
$ billion
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Before2,6682,7162,809-
After2,4152,5892,6752,714

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