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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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Frequency
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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%
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 Foreign Military Financing Program
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Security Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6.2B
$4.3B
$5.5B
32.0%
-31.7%
28.6%
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 Peacekeeping Operations
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Security Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$534M
$332M
$286M
103.0%
-37.8%
-13.9%
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%
Discretionary Spending International Military Education and Training
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Security Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$93M
$108M
$110M
9.4%
16.1%
1.8%
Discretionary Spending Pakistan Counterinsurgency Capability Fund
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Security Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$700M
$0
$1.2B
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Foreign Military Loan Liquidating Account
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Security Assistance
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-173M
$-179M
$-182M
-12.2%
3.5%
1.7%