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Each federal budget includes actual outlays for all the fiscal years going back to 1962.

FY16 Federal Budget Spending Actuals
for Fiscal Years 2006 - 2011

2006   2007   2008   2009   2010   2011  


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US Federal Government FY 16 Budget
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FY 2006
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FY 2008
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FY 2009
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FY 2010
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FY 2011
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[+]  Pensions586.0628.3659.8730.4749.6775.6
[+]  Health Care582.6641.8671.4764.4820.7858.2
[+]  Education127.6100.8100.989.8140.3113.7
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Defense621.1652.6729.6794.0847.1878.4
[+]  Welfare254.2262.1322.3415.1502.3472.9
[+]  Protection41.042.448.152.654.456.1
[+]  Transportation70.272.977.684.392.093.0
[+]  General Government19.519.820.823.024.729.0
[+]  Other Spending126.271.099.3377.229.896.4
[+]  Interest226.6237.1252.8186.9196.2230.0
[+]  Balance0.00.00.00.00.00.0
[+]  Total Spending:  Start chart2,655.12,728.72,982.53,517.73,457.13,603.1
[+]  Federal Deficit248.2160.7458.61,412.71,294.41,299.6
[+]  Gross Public Debt8,451.48,950.89,986.111,875.913,528.814,764.2
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Data Sources for 2006:
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1

Data Sources for 2011:
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 2006_2011:

Sources for 2006:

GDP, GO: GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances

Sources for 2011:

GDP, GO: 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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State Finances for FY 2013

On February 3, 2015 the US Census Bureau released data on state finances for FY 2013 here, including spending and revenue for each individual state and for all states combined.

On February 3, 2015 we updated state and local spending and revenue data for FY2013 through FY2020 as follows:
  1. We replaced "guesstimatedstate spending and revenue data for FY2013 using the new FY2013 data from the Census Bureau.
  2. We replaced "guesstimatedlocal spending and revenue data for FY 2013 with estimates for each spending and revenue category using the trends in state finances between FY 2012 and FY 2013.
  3. We replaced "guesstimatedstate revenue data for FY 2014 with data from the Census Bureau's quarterly state tax summary here.
  4. We replaced "guesstimatedlocal revenue data for FY 2014 with estimates for each category using trends for each category of state revenue between FY 2013 and FY 2014.
  5. We replaced "guesstimated" state and local spending and revenue for FY 2014 thru FY2020 with new guesstimates based on the latest Census Bureau data for FY 2013 state finances and FY 2014 quarterly tax data.
We expect the Census Bureau to release local spending and revenue data for FY 2013 not earlier than Summer 2015.

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