2/22: We're very excited to announce a data visualization challenge with Google and Eyebeam!

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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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%
Medicare-$462.1B5.7%
+ 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
Mandatory Spending Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$241.8B
$249.4B
$266.3B
7.3%
3.1%
6.8%
Mandatory Spending Payments to Health Care Trust Funds
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$213B
$229.9B
$247.4B
3.8%
7.9%
7.6%
Mandatory Spending Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$205.2B
$220.6B
$244.9B
8.9%
7.5%
11.0%
Mandatory Spending Medicare Prescription Drug Account, Federal Supplementary Insurance Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$53.2B
$58.8B
$66.8B
19.7%
10.6%
13.6%
Discretionary Spending Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.9B
$3B
$3.2B
17.3%
5.3%
5.8%
Discretionary Spending Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2.1B
$2.2B
$2.4B
18.0%
7.6%
5.1%
Mandatory Spending Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Account
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.2B
$1.2B
$440M
2.6%
3.4%
-63.3%
Discretionary Spending Medicare Prescription Drug Account, Federal Supplementary Insurance Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$545M
$367M
$382M
-26.6%
-32.7%
4.1%
Discretionary Spending Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Account
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$198M
$311M
$561M
0.0%
57.1%
80.4%
Mandatory Spending Administrative Costs, The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Social Security Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$49M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending FHI Trust Fund, Payments for Pre-1957 Military Service (Quinquennial Adjustment)
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-968M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Miscellaneous Federal Payments, Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending FHI Trust Fund, Transfers from General Fund (civil Monetary Penalties)
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-17M
$-13M
$-16M
54.6%
-23.5%
23.1%
Mandatory Spending Basic Premium, Medicare Advantage, FSMI Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-98M
$-106M
$-125M
27.3%
8.2%
17.9%
Mandatory Spending FHI Trust Fund, Basic Premium, Medicare Advantage
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-111M
$-119M
$-122M
27.6%
7.2%
2.5%
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