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Each federal budget includes estimated outlays for the fiscal year in progress and for five future fiscal years.

FY12 Federal Budget Spending Estimates
for Fiscal Years 2011 - 2016

2011   2012   2013   2014   2015   2016  


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.
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US Federal Government FY 12 Budget
Estimated Outlays in $ billion nominal
-5yr -1yr   as of Winter 2011   +1yr +3yr
Estimated Outlays from US Federal FY 12 Budget
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FY 2011
 Outlays
FY 2012
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FY 2013
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FY 2014
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FY 2015
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FY 2016
 Outlays
[+]  Pensions793.2805.6854.5901.4950.51,007.8
[+]  Health Care882.0866.1920.01,042.21,129.91,233.0
[–]  Education:  Start chart129.8121.1118.1118.0123.4128.7
[+]  Pre primary thru secondary education78.249.942.742.642.642.7
[+]  Tertiary education0.822.327.028.834.540.1
[+]  Education not definable by level50.848.848.346.646.345.9
[+]  Subsidiary services to education0.00.00.00.00.00.0
[+]  R and D Education0.00.00.00.00.00.0
[+]  Education n.e.c.0.00.00.00.00.00.0
[+] 
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[+] 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.
Defense964.8925.2868.1863.5878.5901.8
[+]  Welfare495.6431.5405.4389.0378.7380.3
[+]  Protection60.758.758.157.857.860.6
[+]  Transportation94.5104.9110.3112.1114.2117.6
[+]  General Government33.232.629.230.528.734.7
[+]  Other Spending158.4141.586.445.133.741.0
[+]  Interest206.7241.6321.0417.5494.3562.2
[+]  Balance0.00.00.00.00.00.0
[+]  Total Spending3,818.83,728.73,770.93,977.14,189.84,467.8
[+]  Federal Deficit1,645.11,101.2767.5644.6606.7648.7
[+]  Gross Public Debt15,476.216,654.317,750.518,761.219,775.520,825.0
Outlays:
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Data Sources for 2011:
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1

Data Sources for 2016:
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1


The table shows overall budgeted federal outlays for major functions for the next five years, as estimated in the historical tables in the current presidential budget.

You can change the budget to be analyzed or drill down to view more detailed spending information.

But. For the “default” and “programs” views, we have extracted data from the Public Budget Database to expand Social Security and Medicare beyond the single line item each gets in Table 3.2. The Public Budget Database starts publishing six years of estimated outlays with the FY10 budget, so this page will only provide a full six years of estimated outlays starting with the FY10 budget.

Notes

Data Sources: Federal spending from Budget of the United States Government.

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

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

Download Federal Budget Data for 2011-2016

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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 2011_2016:

Sources for 2011:

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

Sources for 2016:

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 and Local Finances Update for FY 2012

On December 11, 2014 usgovernmentspending.com updated the state and local spending and revenue for FY 2012 using the newly released Census Bureau State and Local Government Finances for FY 2012.  This includes state and local spending for the United States as a whole and individual states and the District of Columbia.

State and local spending and revenue for FY2012 are now actual historical spending as reported by the Census Bureau.  Previously state spending and revenue for FY2012 was actual and local spending and revenue was estimated.  The following table shows the difference between estimated and actual spending and revenue for FY2012:

FY 2012Estimated
$ billion
Actual
$ billion
Spending$1,657$1,647
Revenue$1,038$1,075

We have updated the "guesstimated" state and local finances for FY2013-19.

Also updated were state and local finances for 2009, 2010, and 2011 using newly released Census Bureau revised data.

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