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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 Operation and Maintenance, Army
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Operation and Maintenance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$83.6B
$90.1B
$96.6B
3.2%
7.8%
7.1%
Discretionary Spending Military Personnel, Army
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Military Personnel
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$49.6B
$52.6B
$52.6B
11.4%
6.0%
0.1%
Discretionary Spending Operation and Maintenance, Air Force
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Operation and Maintenance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$46.6B
$46.1B
$50.3B
7.3%
-1.0%
9.2%
Discretionary Spending Operation and Maintenance, Navy
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Operation and Maintenance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$40.6B
$42.5B
$46.8B
1.9%
4.6%
10.3%
Discretionary Spending Operation and Maintenance, Defense-wide
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Operation and Maintenance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$33.6B
$36.9B
$40B
14.7%
9.7%
8.5%
Discretionary Spending Defense Health Program
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Operation and Maintenance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$28.5B
$30.5B
$32.3B
12.1%
7.1%
5.9%
Discretionary Spending Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Air Force
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$26.5B
$28.1B
$27.5B
0.2%
5.8%
-2.0%
Discretionary Spending Military Personnel, Air Force
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Military Personnel
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$26.8B
$27.9B
$28.5B
5.4%
4.2%
2.1%
Discretionary Spending Military Personnel, Navy
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Military Personnel
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$25.7B
$26.7B
$27.1B
4.4%
3.8%
1.5%
Discretionary Spending Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Defense-wide
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$21.6B
$20.6B
$20.8B
-1.1%
-4.7%
1.0%
Discretionary Spending Other Procurement, Air Force
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Procurement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$19.6B
$20.2B
$20.9B
2.0%
3.2%
3.4%
Discretionary Spending Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Navy
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$19.8B
$20B
$17.8B
7.4%
0.8%
-11.0%
Discretionary Spending Aircraft Procurement, Navy
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Procurement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$14.8B
$19.5B
$18.9B
-6.2%
32.4%
-3.2%
Discretionary Spending Other Procurement, Army
Agency: Department of Defense--Military
Bureau: Procurement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$21.2B
$16.2B
$15.6B
-47.6%
-23.7%
-3.8%
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%
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