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Each federal budget includes actual outlays for all the fiscal years going back to 1962.

FY16 Federal Budget Spending Actuals
for Fiscal Years 2009 - 2014

2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014  


US Budget Year: By default, the table displays budgeted and estimated numbers from the most recent US Federal Budget submitted to the Congress by the president. But you can look at numbers from other US Federal Budgets using this dropdown control.
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US Federal Government FY 16 Budget
Actual Outlays in $ billion nominal
-5yr -1yr   Fiscal Years 2009 - 2014   +1yr +2yr
Actual Outlays from US Federal FY 16 Budget
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FY 2009
 Outlays
FY 2010
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FY 2011
 Outlays
FY 2012
 Outlays
FY 2013
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FY 2014
 Outlays
[+]  Pensions738.6756.1782.3819.5870.9914.6
[+]  Health Care764.4820.7858.2818.5856.1921.1
[+]  Education89.8140.3113.7103.385.3102.6
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Defense794.0847.1878.4849.6818.6799.8
[+]  Welfare406.9495.8466.2411.2397.8370.3
[+]  Protection34.635.036.335.734.132.9
[+]  Transportation84.392.093.093.091.791.9
[+]  General Government41.044.148.750.649.044.4
[+]  Other Spending377.229.896.4135.130.3-0.4
[+]  Interest186.9196.2230.0220.4220.9229.0
[+]  Balance0.00.00.00.00.00.0
[+]  Total Spending:  Start chart3,517.73,457.13,603.13,537.03,454.73,506.1
[+]  Federal Deficit1,412.71,294.41,299.61,087.0679.6484.6
[+]  Gross Public Debt11,875.913,528.814,764.216,050.916,719.417,794.4
[+]  Other Borrowing477.1358.6-64.2199.7-11.0590.4
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Data Sources for 2009:
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1

Data Sources for 2014:
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1

The table shows overall actual federal expenditures for major functions for a six year window, as reported in the historical tables in the latest presidential budget.

If the most recent year, 2014, shows many values as budgeted, it is because the details of actual expenditure for the latest year have not yet been released.

You can move the the six-year window, change the units displayed, or drill down to view more detailed spending information.

Notes

Data Sources: Federal spending from Budget of the United States Government.

For a discussion of the sources of the government spending data used here read How We Got the Data for usgovernmentspending.com.

Budget Updates: The president’s budget is typically published each year in February.

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Spending Data Sources

Spending data is from official government sources.
  Federal data since 1962 comes from the president’s budget.
  All other spending data comes from the US Census Bureau.

Gross Domestic Product data comes from US Bureau of Economic Analysis and measuringworth.com.

Detailed table of spending data sources here.

Federal spending data begins in 1792.

State and local spending data begins in 1890.

State and local spending data for individual states begins in 1957.

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Data Sources for 2009_2014:

Sources for 2009:

GDP, GO: GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances

Sources for 2014:

GDP, GO: GDP, GO Sources
Federal: Fed. Budget: Hist. Tables 3.2, 5.1, 7.1
State and Local: State and Local Gov. Finances
'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported spending forward to future years

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CBO Long-term Outlook 2015

On June16, 2015, the Congressional Budget Office released its annual Long Term Budget Outlook for 2015, which projects federal spending and revenue out into the 2080s.  As before, the CBO study shows that federal health-care programs will eat the budget, with federal spending exceeding 35 percent GDP by the end of the century while federal revenue stays below 25 percent GDP.

UsGovernmentspending.com has updated its chart of the CBO Long Term Budget Outlook here.  You can download the data and also view CBO Long Term Budget Outlooks going back to 1999.

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