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%
Interest on Treasury debt securities (gross)-$425.1B11.0%
Other investment and income-$-558M-259.9%
Other interest-$-45.4B203.4%
Interest received by on-budget trust funds-$-73B14.8%
Interest received by off-budget trust funds-$-118.4B0.4%
+ 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
Interest Spending General Fund Proprietary Interest Receipts, not Otherwise Classified
Agency: Department of Justice
Bureau: Department of Justice
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-1M
$-1M
100.0%
-50.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending General Fund Proprietary Interest Receipts, not Otherwise Classified
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Department of Labor
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending General Fund Proprietary Interest Receipts, not Otherwise Classified
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Bureau: Department of Agriculture
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Interest on Loans to the Secretary of Transportation, Ocean Freight Differential
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
-50.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending CMIA Interest, Unemployment Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Department of Labor
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-2M
$-2M
-75.0%
100.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Miscellaneous Interest, Black Lung Disability Trust Fund
Agency: Department of Labor
Bureau: Department of Labor
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-2M
$-2M
0.0%
100.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Interest on Advances to Small Business Administration
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-3M
$-2M
$-2M
0.0%
-33.3%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investments, Treasury Forfeiture Fund
Agency: Department of the Treasury
Bureau: Department of the Treasury
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-2M
$-2M
-95.4%
100.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Income from Donated Securities, Library of Congress
Agency: Legislative Branch
Bureau: Library of Congress
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-2M
$-2M
-66.7%
100.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending General Fund Proprietary Interest Receipts, not Otherwise Classified
Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Bureau: Department of Housing and Urban Development
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$0
$-2M
$-2M
-100.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending FHI Trust Fund, Other Proprietary Interest from the Public
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau: Department of Health and Human Services
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-2M
$-2M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Natural Resources Damages from Legal Actions, EOI
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Department of the Interior
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-3M
$-3M
-83.3%
200.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investments, Southern Nevada Public Land Management
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Department of the Interior
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-22M
$-3M
$-17M
-72.5%
-86.4%
466.7%
Interest Spending Earnings on Investment, Tribal Special Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Department of the Interior
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-5M
$-3M
$-3M
66.7%
-40.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Interest Earned, Environmental Improvement and Restoration Fund
Agency: Department of the Interior
Bureau: Department of the Interior
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-40M
$-3M
$-15M
29.0%
-92.5%
400.0%
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