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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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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 Weapons Activities
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: National Nuclear Security Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6.4B
$6.4B
$7B
1.8%
-0.4%
9.8%
Discretionary Spending Defense Environmental Cleanup
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Environmental and Other Defense Activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$10.8B
$5.6B
$5.6B
99.3%
-47.7%
-1.4%
Discretionary Spending Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: National Nuclear Security Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.5B
$2.1B
$2.7B
15.0%
39.8%
25.7%
Mandatory Spending Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Fund
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.1B
$956M
$833M
-3.3%
-13.3%
-12.9%
Discretionary Spending Naval Reactors
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: National Nuclear Security Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$828M
$945M
$1.1B
6.8%
14.1%
13.2%
Discretionary Spending Other Defense Activities
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Environmental and Other Defense Activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.3B
$847M
$878M
74.3%
-35.5%
3.7%
Discretionary Spending Office of the Administrator
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: National Nuclear Security Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$439M
$411M
$448M
9.2%
-6.4%
9.0%
Discretionary Spending Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Corps of Engineers-Civil Works
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$240M
$134M
$130M
71.4%
-44.2%
-3.0%
Mandatory Spending Administrative Expenses, Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Fund
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$116M
$124M
$127M
-27.0%
6.9%
2.4%
Discretionary Spending Defense Nuclear Waste Disposal
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Environmental and Other Defense Activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$143M
$98M
$0
-28.1%
-31.5%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Disease Control, Research, and Training
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$55M
$55M
$55M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$25M
$26M
$29M
13.6%
4.0%
11.5%
Discretionary Spending Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability
Agency: Department of Energy
Bureau: Energy Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6M
$6M
$6M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%