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%
Unemployment compensation-$193.9B51.9%
Other income security-$180.5B13.6%
Federal employee retirement and disability-$122.7B2.7%
Food and nutrition assistance-$95.2B13.9%
Housing assistance-$64.1B-39.8%
General retirement and disability insurance (excluding social security)-$8.2B-43.6%
+ 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 Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Housing Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$248M
$297M
$89M
7.4%
19.8%
-70.0%
Discretionary Spending Revitalization of Severely Distressed Public Housing (HOPE VI)
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Public and Indian Housing Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$120M
$198M
$-65M
21.2%
65.0%
-132.8%
Discretionary Spending Public and Indian Housing Personnel Compensation and Benefits
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Management and Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$188M
$197M
$197M
8.7%
4.8%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Affordable Housing Program
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Affordable Housing Program
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$152M
$152M
$152M
-57.1%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Housing Counseling Assistance
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Housing Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$65M
$87M
$87M
0.0%
33.8%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Self-help Homeownership Opportunity Program
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Community Planning and Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$64M
$81M
$0
12.3%
26.6%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Rural Housing Assistance Grants
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Housing Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$42M
$46M
$40M
7.7%
9.5%
-13.0%
Discretionary Spending Multifamily Housing Revitalization Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Housing Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$28M
$43M
$18M
0.0%
53.6%
-58.1%
Discretionary Spending Mutual and Self-help Housing Grants
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Housing Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$39M
$42M
$37M
0.0%
7.7%
-11.9%
Discretionary Spending Executive Direction
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Management and Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$23M
$27M
$30M
0.0%
17.4%
11.1%
Discretionary Spending Farm Labor Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Housing Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$18M
$20M
$20M
-10.0%
11.1%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Public and Indian Housing Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$10M
$13M
$10M
11.1%
30.0%
-23.1%
Mandatory Spending Farm Labor Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Housing Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$3M
$0
0.0%
0.0%
-100.0%
Mandatory Spending Multifamily Housing Revitalization Program Account
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Rural Housing Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Green Retrofit Program for Multifamily Housing, Recovery Act
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Housing Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$248M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
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