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FY16 Federal Budget Spending Actuals
for Fiscal Years 2009 - 2014

2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014  


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 15+ Budget
Actual Outlays in $ billion nominal
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Years 2009 - 2014   +1yr
Actual Outlays from US Federal FY 15+ Budget
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FY 2009
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FY 2010
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FY 2011
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FY 2012
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FY 2013
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FY 2014
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[+]  Pensions730.4749.6775.6811.7864.0899.9
[+]  Health Care764.4820.7858.2818.5856.1921.1
[+]  Education89.8140.3113.7103.385.3101.4
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Defense794.0847.1878.4849.6818.7801.3
[+]  Welfare415.1502.3472.9419.0404.8383.8
[+]  Protection52.654.456.156.352.652.4
[+]  Transportation84.392.093.093.091.791.5
[+]  General Government23.024.729.030.030.426.8
[+]  Other Spending377.229.896.4135.230.1-1.9
[+]  Interest186.9196.2230.0220.4220.9228.0
[+]  Balance0.00.00.00.00.00.0
[+]  Total Spending:  Start chart3,517.73,457.13,603.13,537.13,454.63,504.2
[+]  Federal Deficit1,412.71,294.41,299.61,087.0679.5483.4
[+]  Gross Public Debt11,875.913,528.814,764.216,050.916,719.417,824.1
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Data Sources for 2009:
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1

Data Sources for 2014:
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1

The table shows overall actual federal expenditures for major functions for a six year window, as reported in the historical tables in the latest presidential budget.

If the most recent year, 2014, shows many values as budgeted, it is because the details of actual expenditure for the latest year have not yet been released.

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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.

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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 2009_2014:

Sources for 2009:

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

Sources for 2014:

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

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Federal Deficit Announced for FY14

On October 13, 2014, the US Treasury reported in its Monthly Treasury Statement for September that the federal deficit for FY14 ending September 30 was $483 billion. Here are the numbers, including total receipts, total outlays, and deficit compared with the numbers projected in the FY 15 federal budget published in February 2014:

Federal Finances
FY14 Outcomes
Budget
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Outcome
billions
Receipts $3,002$3,021
Outlays$3,651$3,504
Deficit$649$483

usfederalbudget.us now shows the new numbers for total FY14 outlays and receipts on its Estimate vs. Actual page.

The Monthly Treasury Statement includes "Table 9. Summary of Receipts by Source, and Outlays by Function of the U.S. Government, September 2014 and Other Periods".   This table of outlays by function makes it possible for usgovernmentspending.com to estimate outlays by "subfunction" for FY2014 by factoring budgeted amounts by the difference between budgeted and actual "function" amounts where actual outlays by subfunction cannot be gleaned from the Monthly Treasury Statement.

Final detailed FY2014 numbers will not appear until the FY2016 federal budget is published in February 2015

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