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2000s spending

Federal Spending by State

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Comparison of Federal Spending by State
in the United States
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Year 2008  +1yr +2yr
Amounts in $ billion

Federal Non-Defense Spending
by State in $ billion

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 All states combined$2,792.6$488.7$2,303.9$1,449.9$514.1$574.7$254.0
 New York$174.1$12.2$161.8$94.8$13.7$54.4$11.1
 New Jersey$72.1$8.9$63.2$42.0$9.0$16.2$4.9
 North Carolina$70.2$9.7$60.5$41.3$5.8$15.2$7.9
 District of Columbia$47.2$6.7$40.5$5.5$16.5$6.2$19.0
 South Carolina$38.8$7.5$31.3$21.8$7.6$6.4$3.0
 New Mexico$23.8$2.7$21.1$9.1$6.9$5.5$2.3
 West Virginia$18.0$0.8$17.2$11.2$1.3$3.7$1.7
 Rhode Island$9.8$1.2$8.7$5.7$0.9$2.4$0.8
 New Hampshire$10.3$1.9$8.4$5.8$1.9$1.9$0.7
 South Dakota$8.6$0.8$7.8$5.2$0.7$1.8$0.9
 North Dakota$7.3$0.7$6.6$4.2$0.6$1.7$0.9
Notes: actual guesstimated1

Data Source: US Census Bureau Statistical Abstract

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Medicare/Social Security Trustee Reports Released

On July 28, 2014, the Center for Medicare Services released its annual Medicare Trustees Report, which projects Medicare spending out into the 2080s.  As in the past, the report shows that federal health-care programs will eat the budget. has updated its chart of the Medicare Outlook here based on data in the 2014 Medicare Trustees Report.  You can download the data and also view selected Medicare Trustee forecasts going back to 2005.

On July 28, 2014, the Social Security Administration released its annual OASDI Trustees Report, which projects Social Security spending out into the 2080s.  As in the past, the report shows that Social Security spending will max out at about 6 percent of GDP. is publishing for the first time a chart of the Social Security Outlook here based on data in the 2014 OASDI Trustees Report.  You can download the data and also view OASDI Trustee forecasts for 2005 and 1997.

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