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%
+ International Affairs - $67.4B 6.3%
+ Allowances - $60.5B 0.0%
+ Administration of Justice - $53.5B -5.6%
Federal law enforcement activities-$28.2B-0.4%
Federal litigative and judicial activities-$13B0.9%
Federal correctional activities-$7.6B1.3%
Criminal justice assistance-$4.6B-41.4%
+ 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 United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: National Protection and Programs Directorate
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$300M
$374M
$335M
-36.8%
24.7%
-10.4%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$344M
$367M
$385M
4.6%
6.7%
4.9%
Discretionary Spending Office of the Chief Information Officer
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Departmental Management and Operations
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$274M
$338M
$398M
-4.5%
23.4%
17.8%
Discretionary Spending Analysis and Operations
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Departmental Management and Operations
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$306M
$333M
$348M
5.5%
8.8%
4.5%
Discretionary Spending Construction, Customs and Border Protection
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Customs and Border Protection
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$823M
$320M
$176M
136.5%
-61.1%
-45.0%
Discretionary Spending Research, Development, and Operations
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Domestic Nuclear Detection Office
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$323M
$317M
$208M
0.0%
-1.9%
-34.4%
Mandatory Spending Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Immigration and Customs Enforcement
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$265M
$305M
$311M
-10.2%
15.1%
2.0%
Discretionary Spending Administrative Review and Appeals
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: General Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$270M
$301M
$319M
12.0%
11.5%
6.0%
Discretionary Spending Construction
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Federal Bureau of Investigation
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$153M
$240M
$82M
-6.7%
56.9%
-65.8%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and expenses
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$247M
$239M
$240M
3.4%
-3.2%
0.4%
Discretionary Spending Tactical Law Enforcement Wireless Communications
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: General Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$200M
$230M
$208M
135.3%
15.0%
-9.6%
Mandatory Spending Diversion Control Fee Account
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Drug Enforcement Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$235M
$226M
$240M
6.3%
-3.8%
6.2%
Discretionary Spending Citizenship and Immigration Services
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Citizenship and Immigration Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$149M
$224M
$382M
122.4%
50.3%
70.5%
Mandatory Spending Contribution for Annuity Benefits, United States Secret Service
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: United States Secret Service
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$220M
$240M
-100.0%
0.0%
9.1%
Discretionary Spending Operating Expenses
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Bureau: Office of the Inspector General
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$128M
$130M
$130M
17.4%
1.6%
0.0%
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