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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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Spending Type
Sort Type

Income
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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
Discretionary Spending Millennium Challenge Corporation
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Millennium Challenge Corporation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$875M
$1.1B
$1.3B
-40.7%
26.3%
15.8%
Discretionary Spending International Disaster Assistance
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Agency for International Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$820M
$845M
$861M
22.6%
3.0%
1.9%
Discretionary Spending Nonproliferation, Antiterrorism, Demining, and Related Programs
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Security Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$631M
$754M
$758M
28.5%
19.5%
0.5%
Discretionary Spending Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Agency for International Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$918M
$742M
$716M
0.0%
-19.2%
-3.5%
Discretionary Spending International Broadcasting Operations
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Broadcasting Board of Governors
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$712M
$734M
$755M
5.5%
3.1%
2.9%
Discretionary Spending Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs
Agency: Department of State
Bureau: Administration of Foreign Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$538M
$635M
$633M
2.3%
18.0%
-0.3%
Mandatory Spending Loan Guarantees to Israel Program Account
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Agency for International Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$592M
$0
0.0%
19633.3%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Peace Corps
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Peace Corps
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$338M
$399M
$445M
2.1%
18.0%
11.5%
Discretionary Spending International Organizations and Programs
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Multilateral Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$352M
$394M
$351M
12.5%
11.9%
-10.9%
Discretionary Spending Peacekeeping Operations
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Security Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$534M
$332M
$286M
103.0%
-37.8%
-13.9%
Discretionary Spending Clean Technology Fund
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Multilateral Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$300M
$400M
0.0%
0.0%
33.3%
Discretionary Spending Economic Support Fund
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Security Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3.1B
$262M
$452M
-39.3%
-91.7%
72.5%
Mandatory Spending Payment to Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund
Agency: Department of State
Bureau: Administration of Foreign Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$250M
$236M
$221M
3.3%
-5.6%
-6.4%
Discretionary Spending McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Foreign Agricultural Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$100M
$210M
$210M
1.0%
110.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Capital Investment Fund of the United States Agency for International Development.
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Agency for International Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$122M
$185M
$173M
40.2%
51.6%
-6.5%
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