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 State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Office of Justice Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$4.3B
$1.7B
$1.4B
279.8%
-60.7%
-14.9%
Mandatory Spending Crime Victims Fund
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Office of Justice Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$632M
$705M
$5.4B
-18.4%
11.6%
659.2%
Discretionary Spending Community Oriented Policing Services
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Office of Justice Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$1.2B
$537M
$720M
380.1%
-54.5%
34.1%
Discretionary Spending Juvenile Justice Programs
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Office of Justice Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$353M
$418M
$287M
2.6%
18.4%
-31.3%
Discretionary Spending Violence against Women Prevention and Prosecution Programs
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Office of Justice Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$613M
$415M
$461M
59.2%
-32.3%
11.1%
Discretionary Spending High-intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Federal Drug Control Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$212M
$239M
$210M
1.9%
12.7%
-12.1%
Discretionary Spending Justice Assistance
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Office of Justice Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$209M
$231M
$220M
-20.2%
10.5%
-4.8%
Discretionary Spending Salaries and Expenses, Office of Justice Programs
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Office of Justice Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$211M
$213M
$216M
0.0%
1.0%
1.4%
Mandatory Spending Public Safety Officer Benefits
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Office of Justice Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$91M
$61M
$61M
-22.9%
-33.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending National Drug Intelligence Center
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: General Administration
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$44M
$44M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Discretionary Spending Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$35M
$37M
$41M
6.1%
5.7%
10.8%
Discretionary Spending Public Safety Officer Benefits
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Office of Justice Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$9M
$9M
$16M
0.0%
0.0%
77.8%
Discretionary Spending Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center
Agency: Misc Agencies
Bureau: Federal Drug Control Programs
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$2M
$5M
$0
100.0%
150.0%
-100.0%