Government Spending in the US

 1949 1950 1951 
   $ billion nom
 Federal Spending40.244.848.9 
 State Spending9.410.910.8 
 Local Spending15.217.018.6 
 Intergovernmental Transfers-2.1-2.4-2.4 
 Total Spending62.770.375.9 
Spending: interpolated actual

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Total 1950 Spending by Function

Function -yr 1950 +yr  
  Total Spending$70.3 billion 
  Pensions$1.4 billion 
  Health Care$2.7 billion 
  Education$9.6 billion 
  Defense$24.2 billion 
  Welfare$5.7 billion 
Spending: actual

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