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%
Elementary, secondary, and vocational education-$41.6B-63.9%
Higher education-$18.5B53.1%
Social services-$17.7B-22.5%
Training and employment-$8.5B-28.4%
Research and general education aids-$3.8B-2.2%
Other labor services-$1.9B6.3%
+ 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 Training and Employment Services
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Employment and Training Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$7.6B
$3.8B
$3.9B
120.8%
-49.5%
2.5%
Discretionary Spending Office of Job Corps
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Employment and Training Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.9B
$1.7B
$1.7B
0.0%
-11.7%
-0.1%
Discretionary Spending Unemployment Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Employment and Training Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.5B
$1.1B
$1.1B
40.0%
-26.1%
-0.4%
Discretionary Spending Community Service Employment for Older Americans
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Employment and Training Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$692M
$825M
$600M
32.6%
19.2%
-27.3%
Mandatory Spending Federal Unemployment Benefits and Allowances
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Employment and Training Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$686M
$686M
$686M
163.8%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Training and Employment Services
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Employment and Training Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$261M
$120M
$125M
99.2%
-54.0%
4.2%
Discretionary Spending Program Administration
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Employment and Training Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$88M
$98M
$105M
1.2%
11.4%
7.1%
Discretionary Spending State Unemployment Insurance and Employment Service Operations
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Employment and Training Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-907M
$87M
$87M
-562.8%
-109.6%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending State Unemployment Insurance and Employment Service Operations
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Employment and Training Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$11M
$13M
$13M
0.0%
18.2%
0.0%