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This is your federal budget. We think it's hard to relate to "billions" and "trillions", so we break it down by how much you pay in taxes.

Year
Spending Type
Sort Type

Income
$
Frequency
Filing Status


By Function | By Organization My Cost Total Change
Total Federal Budget - $3600.6B -11.7%
+ Social Security - $723.5B 4.9%
- National Defense - $722.1B 3.5%
Department of Defense-Military-$696.9B4.4%
Atomic energy defense activities-$17.8B-22.7%
Defense-related activities-$7.4B2.4%
+ Income Security - $664.6B 8.8%
+ Medicare - $462.1B 5.7%
+ Health - $386.4B 3.4%
+ Net Interest - $187.8B 0.5%
+ Veterans Benefits and Services - $125B 28.9%
+ Transportation - $93.7B -25.1%
+ Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services - $91.9B -45.1%
+ International Affairs - $67.4B 6.3%
+ Allowances - $60.5B 0.0%
+ Administration of Justice - $53.5B -5.6%
+ Natural Resources and Environment - $39.5B -31.1%
+ General Science, Space, and Technology - $31B -11.4%
+ General Government - $29B -4.0%
+ Agriculture - $25.4B 5.3%
+ Community and Regional Development - $19.9B -16.3%
+ Energy - $8.8B -79.4%
+ Undistributed Offsetting Receipts - $-79.7B -13.9%
+ Commerce and Housing Credit - $-111.8B -124.8%
Discretionary SpendingDiscretionary Spending
Mandatory SpendingMandatory Spending
Interest SpendingInterest Spending
Account My Cost Total Change
Discretionary Spending Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Procurement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$12.7B
$13.8B
$15.7B
-5.5%
9.1%
13.6%
Discretionary Spending Military Personnel, Marine Corps
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Military Personnel
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$13.4B
$13.7B
$13.9B
10.6%
2.3%
1.7%
Discretionary Spending Aircraft Procurement, Air Force
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Procurement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$17.9B
$13.6B
$16.7B
-3.8%
-24.2%
23.2%
Discretionary Spending Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Army
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$12.1B
$11.5B
$10.5B
-2.8%
-4.7%
-9.1%
Discretionary Spending Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Operation and Maintenance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9.9B
$10B
$9.7B
6.5%
1.8%
-3.1%
Mandatory Spending Payment to Department of Defense Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund
Agency: Other Defense Civil Programs
Bureau: Retiree Health Care
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$10.7B
$10B
$10.4B
-17.6%
-6.1%
3.7%
Discretionary Spending Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Operation and Maintenance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5.6B
$9.2B
$11.6B
103.9%
63.5%
26.8%
Discretionary Spending National Guard Personnel, Army
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Military Personnel
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$8.5B
$8.4B
$8.5B
10.2%
-1.6%
0.6%
Discretionary Spending Department of Defense Base Closure Account 2005
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Military Construction
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9B
$7.5B
$2.4B
6.0%
-17.4%
-68.4%
Discretionary Spending Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle Fund
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Procurement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$592M
$7.4B
$3.4B
0.0%
1150.7%
-53.9%
Discretionary Spending Operation and Maintenance, Army National Guard
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Operation and Maintenance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6.7B
$6.7B
$7.1B
-2.4%
-0.4%
6.6%
Discretionary Spending Aircraft Procurement, Army
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Procurement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6B
$6.5B
$7.4B
-1.7%
7.8%
13.1%
Discretionary Spending Weapons Activities
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: National Nuclear Security Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6.4B
$6.4B
$7B
1.8%
-0.4%
9.8%
Discretionary Spending Operation and Maintenance, Air National Guard
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Operation and Maintenance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5.7B
$6.3B
$6.3B
-1.8%
10.6%
-0.5%
Discretionary Spending Missile Procurement, Air Force
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Procurement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5.6B
$6B
$5.5B
12.3%
5.4%
-7.3%
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