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%
+ 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%
Central fiscal operations-$12.5B1.1%
General purpose fiscal assistance-$6.7B64.6%
Other general government-$5.1B51.0%
Legislative functions-$4.2B2.8%
General property and records management-$1B-84.5%
Executive direction and management-$592M5.9%
Central personnel management-$203M8.0%
Deductions for offsetting receipts-$-1.4B35.7%
+ 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 Operating Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Archives and Records Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$320M
$327M
$335M
4.6%
2.2%
2.4%
Mandatory Spending Federal Reserve Bank Reimbursement Fund
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$305M
$321M
$321M
0.3%
5.2%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Departmental Offices
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$279M
$305M
$346M
12.5%
9.3%
13.4%
Discretionary Spending Salaries
Agency: Legislative Branch
Bureau: Capitol Police
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$251M
$265M
$280M
10.1%
5.6%
5.7%
Discretionary Spending Business Systems Modernization
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$230M
$264M
$387M
-13.9%
14.8%
46.6%
Discretionary Spending Federal Payment to the District of Columbia Courts
Agency: District of Columbia
Bureau: District of Columbia Courts
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$248M
$261M
$247M
10.7%
5.2%
-5.4%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Financial Management Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$240M
$244M
$235M
-14.6%
1.7%
-3.7%
Mandatory Spending Compact of free association
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Insular Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$213M
$214M
$225M
2.9%
0.5%
5.1%
Mandatory Spending IRS Miscellaneous Retained Fees
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Internal Revenue Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$143M
$205M
$218M
104.3%
43.4%
6.3%
Discretionary Spending Federal Trust Programs
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$182M
$186M
$160M
1.1%
2.2%
-14.0%
Discretionary Spending Administering the Public Debt
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Bureau of the Public Debt
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$179M
$182M
$176M
3.5%
1.7%
-3.3%
Discretionary Spending Salaries, Officers and Employees
Agency: Legislative Branch
Bureau: Senate
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$172M
$179M
$191M
8.9%
4.1%
6.7%
Mandatory Spending Payments to the United States Territories, Fiscal Assistance
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Insular Affairs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$149M
$177M
$146M
15.5%
18.8%
-17.5%
Discretionary Spending Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Senate
Agency: Legislative Branch
Bureau: Senate
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$154M
$154M
$161M
8.4%
0.0%
4.6%
Discretionary Spending Other Federal Drug Control Programs
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Federal Drug Control Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$172M
$154M
$165M
4.9%
-10.5%
7.1%
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