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.

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%
+ 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
Mandatory Spending Foreign Military Sales Trust Fund
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Military Sales Program
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$36B
$37B
$33.1B
25.0%
2.8%
-10.6%
Mandatory Spending Export-Import Bank Loans Program Account
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Export-Import Bank of the United States
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$571M
$1.1B
$0
17.2%
96.3%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Inspector General of the Export-Import Bank
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Export-Import Bank of the United States
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$3M
$3M
$3M
200.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Export-Import Bank Loans, Negative Subsidies
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Export-Import Bank of the United States
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-136M
$0
$-12M
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending United States Quota IMF Direct Loan Program Account
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Monetary Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$142M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Loans to the IMF Direct Loan Program Account
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: International Monetary Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$300M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Export-Import Bank Loans Program Account
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Export-Import Bank of the United States
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-44M
$0
$0
76.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Export-Import Bank of the United States Liquidating Account
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Export-Import Bank of the United States
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-42M
$-52M
$-52M
-61.8%
23.8%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Export-Import Bank Loans, Downward Reestimates of Subsidies
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Export-Import Bank of the United States
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-699M
$-461M
$0
-26.7%
-34.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Deposits, Advances, Foreign Military Sales Trust Fund
Agency: International Assistance Programs
Bureau: Military Sales Program
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-24.9B
$-24.9B
$-25.5B
14.1%
-0.2%
2.5%