United States Government Spending
FY 2012 in $ billion
Fed
Gov.
Xfer
State
Local
Total
Pensions 805.6 0.0 188.4 42.2 1,036.2 
Health Care 866.1 -269.4 472.1 135.6 1,204.4 
Education 121.1 -68.1 271.7 628.5 953.1 
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Defense 925.2 0.0 0.8 0.0 926.0 
Welfare 431.5 -108.0 192.3 86.1 601.9 
Protection 58.7 -5.2 88.8 178.5 320.8 
Transportation 104.9 -60.6 112.4 141.3 297.9 
Transport 104.9 -47.8 99.3 88.7 245.0 
[–] Ground transportation (401) 71.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 71.7 
— Payment to FRA for AMTRAK Debt Restructuring0.2 0.2
— Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Program, Do-0.1 -0.1
— Delta between the FY11 Annualized CR and the FY11 Request-0.3 -0.3
— Emergency Relief Program1.0 1.0
— Highway Infrastructure Investment, Recovery Act3.0 3.0
— Highway Infrastructure Programs0.2 0.2
— Federal-aid Highways39.0 39.0
— Federal-aid Highways0.4 0.4
— Federal-aid Highways0.6 0.6
— Miscellaneous Appropriations [Federal Highway Administration]0.1 0.1
— Motor Carrier Safety Grants0.3 0.3
— Motor Carrier Safety Operations and Programs0.2 0.2
— Operations and Research0.1 0.1
— Operations and Research (Transportation Trust Fund)0.1 0.1
— Highway Traffic Safety Grants0.5 0.5
— Operating Subsidy Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corp0.5 0.5
— Capital and Debt Service Grants to the National Railroad Passeng1.0 1.0
— Safety and Operations0.3 0.3
— Capital Assistance for High Speed Rail Corridors and Intercity P0.5 0.5
— National Infrastructure Bank0.5 0.5
— Transit Capital Assistance, Recovery Act1.0 1.0
— Fixed Guideway Infrastructure Investment, Recovery Act0.1 0.1
— Administrative Expenses0.1 0.1
— Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority0.1 0.1
— Formula Grants0.2 0.2
— Capital Investment Grants2.4 2.4
— Research and University Research Centers0.1 0.1
— Transit Formula Grants8.2 8.2
— Operations and Safety0.1 0.1
— Supp Disc Grants for Natl Surface Transport System, Recovery Act0.6 0.6
— Delta between the FY11 Annualized CR and the FY11 Request0.1 0.1
— Surface Transportation Security0.1 0.1
[+] Air transportation (402) 23.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 23.0 
[+] Water transportation (403) 9.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.8 
[+] Other transportation (407) 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 
 –Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation (B01) 0.0 -3.0 0.0 0.0 -3.0 
 –Federal Intergovernmental - Highways (B46) 0.0 -44.8 0.0 0.0 -44.8 
 –Current Operations - Air Transportation (E01) 0.0 0.0 1.1 11.0 12.1 
 –Current Operations - Regular Highways (E44) 0.0 0.0 26.7 36.8 63.5 
 –Current Operations - Toll Highways (E45) 0.0 0.0 3.5 1.6 5.1 
 –Current Operations - Sea and Inland Port Facilities (E87) 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.3 3.3 
 –Construction - Air Transportation (F01) 0.0 0.0 0.7 10.2 10.9 
 –Construction - Regular Highways (F44) 0.0 0.0 55.0 18.8 73.8 
 –Construction - Toll Highways (F45) 0.0 0.0 6.1 1.7 7.8 
 –Construction - Sea and Inland Port Facilities (F87) 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.8 2.2 
 –Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation (G01) 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 1.0 
 –Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways (G44) 0.0 0.0 4.3 3.2 7.5 
 –Other Capital Outlay - Toll Highways (G45) 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.3 
 –Other Capital Outlay - Sea and Inland Port Facilities (G87) 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 
Transit 0.0 -12.8 13.1 52.6 52.9 
General Government 32.6 -4.1 29.8 49.3 107.6 
Other Spending 141.5 -24.6 81.6 333.4 531.8 
Interest 241.6 0.0 47.3 62.5 351.4 
Balance 0.0 0.0 10.4 0.0 10.4 
Total Spending 3,728.7 -540.0 1,495.6 1,657.3 6,341.6 
Federal Deficit 1,101.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 1,101.2 
Gross Public Debt 16,654.3 0.0 1,142.4 1,806.5 19,603.2 
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