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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.

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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%
+ 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%
International development and humanitarian assistance-$31.3B24.0%
Conduct of foreign affairs-$16.2B13.0%
International financial programs-$12.8B14.2%
International security assistance-$5.5B-50.4%
Foreign information and exchange activities-$1.6B8.8%
+ 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
Mandatory Spending Foreign Military Sales Trust Fund
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Military Sales Program
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$36B
$37B
$33.1B
25.0%
2.8%
-10.6%
Discretionary Spending Diplomatic and Consular Programs
Agency: Department of State
Bureau: Administration of Foreign Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$7.1B
$10B
$9.5B
4.1%
41.9%
-4.9%
Discretionary Spending Economic Support Fund
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Security Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4B
$7.9B
$7.4B
0.0%
98.7%
-6.9%
Discretionary Spending Global Health and Child Survival
Agency: Department of State
Bureau: Other
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$7.3B
$7.8B
$8.5B
12.9%
6.0%
9.4%
Discretionary Spending Foreign Military Financing Program
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Security Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6.2B
$4.3B
$5.5B
32.0%
-31.7%
28.6%
Discretionary Spending Development Assistance Program
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Agency for International Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2B
$2.5B
$2.9B
23.2%
24.5%
18.1%
Discretionary Spending International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement
Agency: Department of State
Bureau: Other
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.6B
$2.4B
$2.1B
67.3%
45.0%
-9.3%
Discretionary Spending Contributions for International Peacekeeping Activities
Agency: Department of State
Bureau: International Organizations and Conferences
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.4B
$2.1B
$2.2B
15.7%
-11.0%
2.7%
Discretionary Spending Embassy Security, Construction, and Maintenance
Agency: Department of State
Bureau: Administration of Foreign Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.7B
$1.7B
$1.7B
77.7%
-35.4%
-2.4%
Discretionary Spending Migration and Refugee Assistance
Agency: Department of State
Bureau: Other
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.7B
$1.7B
$1.6B
25.2%
1.1%
-5.2%
Discretionary Spending Public Law 480 Title II Grants
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Foreign Agricultural Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.3B
$1.7B
$1.7B
12.7%
-27.2%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Contributions to International Organizations
Agency: Department of State
Bureau: International Organizations and Conferences
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.6B
$1.7B
$1.6B
13.8%
4.9%
-5.2%
Discretionary Spending Operating Expenses of the Agency for International Development
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Agency for International Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.1B
$1.4B
$1.5B
30.4%
31.2%
6.3%
Discretionary Spending Contribution to the International Development Association
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Multilateral Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.1B
$1.3B
$1.3B
18.4%
13.3%
1.7%
Mandatory Spending Export-Import Bank Loans Program Account
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Export-Import Bank of the United States
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$571M
$1.1B
$0
17.2%
96.3%
-100.0%
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