[Historical Tables]
[Section 15 - Total (Federal and State and Local) Government Finances]
[Table 15.4 - Total Government Expenditures by Major Category of Expenditure: 1948-2006]
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     Table 15.4--TOTAL GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURES BY MAJOR CATEGORY OF EXPENDITURE: 1948-2006
                                                                (in billions of dollars)
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                                                                                                        Federal Payments For
                                                                                                             Individuals                      State and
                                                                                                     --------------------------               Local From
                        Fiscal Year                             Total      Defense and       Net         Social                    Other     Own Sources
                                                              Government  International    Interest     Security                  Federal    (Except Net
                                                                                                          and         Other                   Interest)
                                                                                                        Medicare
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1948.......................................................      44.0          13.7           4.5          0.5          8.5          2.7         14.0
1949.......................................................      55.5          19.2           4.7          0.6          9.5          5.0         16.5
 
1950.......................................................      62.0          18.4           5.0          0.7         12.9          5.7         19.2
1951.......................................................      66.4          27.2           4.9          1.5          8.8          3.4         20.7
1952.......................................................      90.1          48.8           5.0          2.0          8.9          3.4         22.2
1953.......................................................      99.7          54.9           5.5          2.6          8.3          5.1         23.3
1954.......................................................      96.7          50.9           5.2          3.3          9.3          2.6         25.5
 
1955.......................................................      97.6          45.0           5.3          4.3         10.0          4.3         28.7
1956.......................................................     102.2          44.9           5.6          5.4          9.8          5.4         31.1
1957.......................................................     111.4          48.6           6.0          6.5         10.5          5.6         34.2
1958.......................................................     120.8          50.2           6.3          8.0         12.9          5.7         37.7
1959.......................................................     134.0          52.2           6.6          9.5         13.2         11.4         41.0
 
1960.......................................................     135.8          51.1           7.9         11.4         12.8         10.0         42.6
1961.......................................................     145.1          52.8           7.8         12.2         15.3         10.7         46.4
1962.......................................................     157.9          58.0           8.2         14.0         14.9         13.0         49.8
1963.......................................................     165.7          58.7           9.1         15.5         15.5         13.9         53.1
1964.......................................................     177.7          59.7           9.7         16.2         16.0         18.4         57.7
 
1965.......................................................     181.9          55.9          10.0         17.1         16.0         20.6         62.3
1966.......................................................     204.2          63.7          10.8         20.3         16.8         24.4         68.3
1967.......................................................     234.2          77.0          11.5         24.5         18.7         27.0         75.5
1968.......................................................     263.5          87.2          12.5         28.4         21.4         30.0         83.9
1969.......................................................     279.7          87.1          13.8         33.0         24.2         26.6         94.9
 
1970.......................................................     298.3          86.0          15.2         36.4         28.4         30.4        101.9
1971.......................................................     325.4          83.0          16.3         42.6         38.0         31.7        113.8
1972.......................................................     354.1          84.0          17.8         47.7         45.3         38.2        121.0
1973.......................................................     376.2          80.8          19.7         57.2         47.5         42.8        128.2
1974.......................................................     416.5          85.1          22.6         65.7         54.7         42.4        146.0
 
1975.......................................................     499.8          93.6          23.9         77.7         76.2         61.6        166.8
1976.......................................................     556.8          96.1          29.1         89.6         91.0         68.4        182.6
TQ.........................................................     146.2          24.7           7.9         24.0         21.5         18.8         49.3
1977.......................................................     607.5         103.6          33.4        104.5         92.5         78.7        194.7
1978.......................................................     670.6         112.0          37.6        116.7         95.0         99.5        209.7
1979.......................................................     738.4         123.8          42.4        130.8        103.1        103.8        234.6
 
1980.......................................................     853.5         146.7          49.5        151.0        127.5        113.2        265.6
1981.......................................................     963.8         170.6          63.5        179.1        146.1        113.6        290.9
1982.......................................................   1,058.0         197.6          78.9        203.1        155.3        104.8        318.4
1983.......................................................   1,145.9         221.8          84.9        224.0        172.9         99.9        342.5
1984.......................................................   1,215.6         243.3         106.0        237.0        164.8         95.6        368.8
 
1985.......................................................   1,347.4         268.9         120.8        256.1        171.9        120.0        409.7
1986.......................................................   1,429.3         287.5         122.4        270.7        181.2        115.0        452.5
1987.......................................................   1,486.6         293.6         129.9        285.0        186.9         99.9        491.2
1988.......................................................   1,582.2         300.8         145.5        302.5        199.0        110.3        524.1
1989.......................................................   1,699.4         313.1         161.7        324.4        212.8        124.5        562.9
 
1990.......................................................   1,862.1         313.1         177.8        353.8        231.8        170.2        615.6
1991.......................................................   1,984.0         289.1         191.8        380.7        271.2        188.8        662.3
1992.......................................................   2,082.9         314.5         201.0        414.3        315.3        138.2        699.6
1993.......................................................   2,137.4         308.3         202.4        444.8        340.0        117.7        724.1
1994.......................................................   2,220.7         298.7         207.2        476.2        348.4        135.7        754.5
 
1995.......................................................   2,318.3         288.5         234.1        510.1        367.1        118.1        800.5
1996.......................................................   2,391.0         279.2         241.9        538.1        374.5        127.8        829.6
1997.......................................................   2,475.5         285.7         244.1        569.4        384.2        118.0        874.0
1998.......................................................   2,558.7         281.3         240.4        586.2        395.3        148.8        906.7
1999.......................................................   2,672.1         290.0         226.7        595.2        406.2        180.9        973.1
 
2000.......................................................   2,834.0         311.6         217.9        621.0        433.2        200.5      1,049.8
2001.......................................................   2,986.9         321.3         208.4        666.1        462.0        207.7      1,121.4
2002.......................................................   3,209.9         370.8         184.8        704.6        536.6        228.2      1,184.8
2003.......................................................   3,415.0         426.0         175.9        743.3        588.1        249.7      1,232.1
2004.......................................................   3,604.3         482.7         189.2        787.2        609.8        253.1      1,282.4
 
2005.......................................................   3,872.4         529.9         214.4        851.9        637.7        268.7      1,369.8
2006.......................................................   4,157.8         551.4         258.7        924.5        666.9        286.1      1,470.2
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