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 Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Bureau of Labor Statistics
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$519M
$532M
$578M
10.7%
2.5%
8.6%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Employment Standards Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$448M
$491M
$0
6.9%
9.6%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Departmental Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$368M
$355M
$428M
25.2%
-3.5%
20.6%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Labor Relations Board
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$263M
$283M
$287M
4.4%
7.6%
1.4%
Discretionary Spending Office of the Inspector General
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Departmental Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$82M
$78M
$79M
18.8%
-4.9%
1.3%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$45M
$46M
$48M
4.6%
2.2%
4.4%
Discretionary Spending Office of Disability Employment Policy
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Departmental Management
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$27M
$40M
$40M
0.0%
48.2%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Employment Standards Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-27M
$16M
$0
-52.6%
-159.3%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: National Mediation Board
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$13M
$13M
$14M
0.0%
0.0%
7.7%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Committee for Purchase from People who are Blind or Severely Disabled, activities
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$5M
$5M
$6M
0.0%
0.0%
20.0%
Mandatory Spending Wage and Hour Division H-2B
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Wage and Hour Division
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$6M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%