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%
+ Department of Health and Human Services - $881.4B 3.5%
+ Department of Defense--Military - $696.9B 4.4%
+ Misc Agencies - $645.8B -0.8%
+ Department of the Treasury - $400.5B -55.4%
+ Department of Labor - $206.6B 35.2%
+ Department of Agriculture - $135.5B 6.0%
+ Department of Veterans Affairs - $124.9B 28.8%
+ Department of Transportation - $78.4B -30.2%
+ Department of Education - $62B -53.0%
+ Allowances - $60.5B -1512600.0%
+ Other Defense Civil Programs - $54.5B -5.2%
+ Department of Housing and Urban Development - $49.3B -20.2%
+ Department of Homeland Security - $43.6B -5.3%
+ International Assistance Programs - $35.5B 2.3%
+ Department of State - $29.9B 9.9%
+ Department of Justice - $29.7B -9.0%
+ Department of Energy - $24.6B -64.2%
+ Department of Commerce - $13.9B -46.0%
Bureau of the Census-$7.3B74.0%
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-$4.9B-8.5%
National Institute of Standards and Technology-$862M-39.3%
International Trade Administration-$451M6.1%
Economic Development Administration-$293M-34.6%
Departmental Management-$108M4.8%
Bureau of Industry and Security-$100M19.0%
Economic and Statistical Analysis-$97M6.6%
Minority Business Development Agency-$32M6.7%
Department of Commerce-$-15M-85.6%
National Telecommunications and Information Administration-$-88M-100.6%
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office-$-116M5700.0%
+ Department of the Interior - $12.8B -13.5%
+ Judicial Branch - $7.2B 5.6%
+ Legislative Branch - $5.2B 3.6%
+ District of Columbia - $1B 13.0%
+ General Services Administration - $554M -91.2%
+ Executive Office of the President - $434M 16.0%
+ Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - $25M -85.6%
+ Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council - $2M -33.3%
Discretionary SpendingDiscretionary Spending
Mandatory SpendingMandatory Spending
Interest SpendingInterest Spending
Account My Cost Total Change
Mandatory Spending Emergency Steel Guaranteed Loans Downward Reestimates of Subsidies
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Department of Commerce
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-56M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending All Other General Fund Proprietary Receipts Including Budget Clearing Accounts
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Department of Commerce
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-6M
$0
$0
100.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Undistributed intragovernmental payments and receivables from cancelled accounts
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Department of Commerce
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-7M
$0
$0
-187.5%
-100.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending General Fund Proprietary Interest Receipts, not Otherwise Classified
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Department of Commerce
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$0
$0
0.0%
-100.0%
0.0%
Interest Spending Interest Earned, Environmental Improvement and Restoration Fund
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Department of Commerce
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-10M
$-1M
$-3M
11.1%
-90.0%
200.0%
Mandatory Spending Gifts and Bequests
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Department of Commerce
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-1M
$-1M
$-1M
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
Mandatory Spending Fisheries Finance, Downward Reestimates of Subsidies
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Department of Commerce
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-21M
$-6M
$0
-4.6%
-71.4%
-100.0%
Discretionary Spending Fisheries Finance, Negative Subsidies
Agency: Department of Commerce
Bureau: Department of Commerce
2009
2010
2011
-
-
-
$-2M
$-7M
$-8M
0.0%
250.0%
14.3%