[Historical Tables]
[Section 5 - Budget Authority (On-and Off-Budget)]
[Table 5.5 - Percentage Distribution of Discretionary Budget Authority by Agency: 1976-2008]
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   Table 5.5--PERCENTAGE DISTRIBUTION OF DISCRETIONARY BUDGET AUTHORITY BY AGENCY: 1976-2008
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                          Department or other unit                               1976          TQ          1977         1978         1979         1980         1981         1982         1983
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Legislative Branch.........................................................         0.5          0.5          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4
The Judiciary..............................................................         0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2
Agriculture................................................................         2.3          2.3          2.1          2.2          2.2          2.2          2.2          2.0          2.1
Commerce...................................................................         0.9          0.8          3.2          0.7          0.8          0.8          0.6          0.5          0.5
Defense--Military..........................................................        48.4         51.5         43.8         44.1         44.9         45.4         51.8         59.7         61.5
Education..................................................................         4.2          6.8          3.9          3.9          4.2          3.8          3.3          3.0          2.9
Energy.....................................................................         2.7          3.1          3.1          4.3          3.9          2.2          3.9          3.7          3.3
Health and Human Services..................................................         4.0          3.7          3.7          4.0          4.0          4.4          4.2          3.9          3.8
Homeland Security..........................................................         1.1          1.2          1.0          1.2          1.1          1.3          1.1          1.2          1.1
Housing and Urban Development..............................................        10.9          0.4         13.4         14.4         10.9         10.7          9.3          5.3          4.1
Interior...................................................................         1.4          2.3          1.6          1.9          1.8          1.6          1.4          1.3          1.3
Justice....................................................................         1.0          1.2          0.9          0.8          0.8          0.7          0.6          0.6          0.7
Labor......................................................................         4.0          2.5          6.1          2.3          4.7          3.6          3.2          1.8          2.1
State......................................................................         0.6          1.0          0.6          0.7          0.7          0.7          0.7          0.7          0.7
Transportation.............................................................         2.3          1.8          1.7          1.9          2.6          2.7          3.3          3.1          2.3
Treasury...................................................................         2.2          4.3          1.5          1.7          1.1          5.2          0.6          0.9          0.9
Veterans Affairs...........................................................         2.5          2.7          2.3          2.4          2.4          2.3          2.2          2.4          2.4
Corps of Engineers.........................................................         1.1          1.5          1.0          1.1          1.0          1.0          0.9          0.8          0.9
Other Defense--Civil Programs..............................................           *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *
Environmental Protection Agency............................................         0.4          0.4          1.1          2.1          2.0          1.5          0.9          1.0          1.0
Executive Office of the President..........................................           *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *
General Services Administration............................................         0.1          0.1          0.1          0.1          0.1          0.1          0.1          0.1          0.1
International Assistance Programs..........................................         3.0          2.1          2.8          3.2          3.8          3.1          4.0          3.0          3.1
National Aeronautics and Space Administration..............................         1.8          2.1          1.6          1.6          1.7          1.7          1.7          1.7          1.8
National Science Foundation................................................         0.4          0.4          0.3          0.3          0.3          0.3          0.3          0.3          0.3
Office of Personnel Management.............................................         0.1          0.1          0.1          0.1          0.1          0.1            *            *            *
Small Business Administration..............................................         0.3          0.1          0.4          1.4          0.8          0.7          0.4          0.2          0.3
Social Security Administration (On-budget).................................         0.2          0.3          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2
Social Security Administration (Off-budget)................................         0.5          0.6          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.5
Other Independent Agencies (On-budget).....................................         2.8          6.1          2.3          2.4          2.5          2.6          2.0          1.3          1.3
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      Total discretionary budget authority.................................       100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0
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See footnote at end of table.


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                                              Table 5.5--PERCENTAGE DISTRIBUTION OF DISCRETIONARY BUDGET AUTHORITY BY AGENCY: 1976-2008--Continued
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                          Department or other unit                               1984         1985         1986         1987         1988         1989         1990         1991         1992
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Legislative Branch.........................................................         0.4          0.3          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4
The Judiciary..............................................................         0.2          0.2          0.2          0.3          0.3          0.3          0.3          0.3          0.4
Agriculture................................................................         1.9          2.0          1.9          2.0          2.0          2.1          2.2          2.1          2.9
Commerce...................................................................         0.5          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.6          0.7          0.5          0.6
Defense--Military..........................................................        61.0         62.9         64.4         62.8         62.7         61.9         59.1         58.5         53.9
Education..................................................................         2.8          3.1          3.1          3.5          3.6          3.6          3.8          3.9          4.3
Energy.....................................................................         3.0          3.1          2.7          2.6          2.9          2.8          3.2          3.3          3.6
Health and Human Services..................................................         3.7          3.6          3.8          4.1          4.3          4.4          4.6          4.9          5.4
Homeland Security..........................................................         1.1          1.0          1.1          1.2          1.2          1.5          1.5          1.2          2.1
Housing and Urban Development..............................................         3.9          3.7          3.4          2.9          2.8          2.6          2.9          4.3          4.3
Interior...................................................................         1.2          1.2          1.1          1.2          1.2          1.2          1.3          1.3          1.3
Justice....................................................................         0.7          0.7          0.8          1.0          1.0          1.2          1.5          1.3          1.6
Labor......................................................................         2.6          1.7          1.6          1.7          1.7          1.7          1.7          1.7          1.9
State......................................................................         0.7          0.8          0.9          0.9          0.9          0.9          0.9          0.9          1.1
Transportation.............................................................         1.9          1.9          1.7          1.7          1.7          1.7          2.0          1.9          2.1
Treasury...................................................................         0.9          1.0          1.0          1.0          1.3          1.2          1.2          1.2          1.4
Veterans Affairs...........................................................         2.3          2.4          2.4          2.5          2.6          2.6          2.6          2.6          2.9
Corps of Engineers.........................................................         0.6          0.6          0.6          0.7          0.7          0.7          0.6          0.6          0.7
Other Defense--Civil Programs..............................................           *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *
Environmental Protection Agency............................................         1.0          1.0          0.8          1.2          1.1          1.1          1.1          1.1          1.3
Executive Office of the President..........................................           *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *
General Services Administration............................................         0.1          0.1          0.1            *            *            *          0.4          0.4          0.1
International Assistance Programs..........................................         4.9          4.0          3.4          3.1          2.8          2.6          2.7          2.6          2.4
National Aeronautics and Space Administration..............................         1.8          1.7          1.8          2.5          2.0          2.3          2.5          2.6          2.7
National Science Foundation................................................         0.3          0.3          0.3          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.5
Office of Personnel Management.............................................           *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *
Small Business Administration..............................................         0.2          0.3          0.2          0.1          0.1          0.1          0.2          0.1          0.3
Social Security Administration (On-budget).................................         0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.3          0.2
Social Security Administration (Off-budget)................................         0.5          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.4          0.4          0.5
Other Independent Agencies (On-budget).....................................         1.3          1.2          1.1          1.1          1.0          1.2          1.2          1.1          1.2
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      Total discretionary budget authority.................................       100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0
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See footnote at end of table.


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                          Table 5.5--PERCENTAGE DISTRIBUTION OF DISCRETIONARY BUDGET AUTHORITY BY AGENCY: 1976-2008--Continued
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            Department or other unit                  1993         1994         1995         1996         1997         1998         1999         2000
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Legislative Branch..............................         0.4          0.4          0.5          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.5          0.4
The Judiciary...................................         0.5          0.5          0.5          0.6          0.6          0.6          0.6          0.6
Agriculture.....................................         3.0          3.3          3.1          3.0          3.0          3.0          2.8          2.9
Commerce........................................         0.6          0.8          0.8          0.7          0.7          0.8          0.9          1.5
Defense--Military...............................        50.2         48.9         50.3         50.7         49.7         49.1         47.2         49.2
Education.......................................         4.6          4.8          4.9          4.3          5.2          5.6          4.9          5.0
Energy..........................................         3.7          3.7          3.4          3.3          3.2          3.2          3.1          3.0
Health and Human Services.......................         5.8          6.4          6.6          6.6          6.7          7.0          7.1          7.8
Homeland Security...............................         1.7          2.4          2.2          2.3          2.6          2.1          2.3          2.5
Housing and Urban Development...................         4.6          4.7          3.9          4.0          2.9          3.7          3.8          3.6
Interior........................................         1.3          1.5          1.4          1.4          1.4          1.5          1.4          1.4
Justice.........................................         1.7          1.7          2.3          2.7          2.9          3.0          2.8          2.8
Labor...........................................         1.9          2.1          1.9          1.9          2.0          2.0          1.9          1.5
State...........................................         1.2          1.3          1.1          1.1          1.1          1.1          1.4          1.3
Transportation..................................         2.0          2.2          1.6          1.9          2.0          1.8          1.8          1.8
Treasury........................................         1.5          1.6          1.6          1.6          1.5          1.6          1.6          1.6
Veterans Affairs................................         3.1          3.3          3.5          3.5          3.7          3.6          3.3          3.6
Corps of Engineers..............................         0.7          0.8          0.7          0.7          0.8          0.8          0.7          0.7
Other Defense--Civil Programs...................           *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *
Environmental Protection Agency.................         1.3          1.3          1.2          1.3          1.3          1.4          1.3          1.3
Executive Office of the President...............           *            *            *            *            *            *          0.1            *
General Services Administration.................           *          0.1            *            *          0.1           -*          0.1           -*
International Assistance Programs...............         4.7          2.2          2.4          2.1          2.1          2.1          5.3          2.3
National Aeronautics and Space Administration...         2.7          2.8          2.8          2.8          2.7          2.6          2.3          2.3
National Science Foundation.....................         0.5          0.6          0.6          0.6          0.6          0.6          0.6          0.7
Office of Personnel Management..................           *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *
Small Business Administration...................         0.2          0.4          0.2          0.2          0.2          0.1          0.1          0.2
Social Security Administration (On-budget)......         0.3          0.3          0.5          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4
Social Security Administration (Off-budget).....         0.5          0.6          0.5          0.6          0.7          0.6          0.5          0.5
Other Independent Agencies (On-budget)..........         1.2          1.3          1.4          1.2          1.2          1.2          1.1          1.0
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      Total discretionary budget authority......       100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0
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See footnote at end of table.


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                          Table 5.5--PERCENTAGE DISTRIBUTION OF DISCRETIONARY BUDGET AUTHORITY BY AGENCY: 1976-2008--Continued
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                                                                                                                                    2007         2008
            Department or other unit                  2001         2002         2003         2004         2005         2006       estimate     estimate
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Legislative Branch..............................         0.4          0.5          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4          0.4
The Judiciary...................................         0.6          0.6          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.6
Agriculture.....................................         2.9          2.7          2.6          2.4          2.3          2.3          1.9          1.9
Commerce........................................         0.8          0.7          0.7          0.6          0.6          0.7          0.5          0.6
Defense--Military...............................        47.6         46.9         51.5         51.6         48.6         53.6         57.1         57.9
Education.......................................         6.0          6.7          6.3          6.1          5.8          5.9          5.4          5.2
Energy..........................................         3.0          2.9          2.6          2.6          2.5          2.4          2.2          2.3
Health and Human Services.......................         8.2          8.3          7.7          7.6          7.1          7.5          6.6          6.4
Homeland Security...............................         2.4          4.1          3.6          3.3          9.8          1.5          3.6          3.2
Housing and Urban Development...................         4.3          4.3          3.5          3.5          3.4          5.1          3.3          3.3
Interior........................................         1.5          1.4          1.2          1.2          1.1          1.1          1.0          1.0
Justice.........................................         2.8          2.7          2.3          2.2          2.1          2.1          1.9          1.9
Labor...........................................         1.8          1.7          1.4          1.3          1.2          1.2          1.1          1.0
State...........................................         1.2          1.3          1.1          1.3          1.4          1.5          1.3          1.7
Transportation..................................         2.2          2.1          1.6          1.5          1.6          1.8          1.0          1.1
Treasury........................................         1.6          1.4          1.3          1.2          1.1          1.1          1.1          1.1
Veterans Affairs................................         3.4          3.3          3.1          3.2          3.3          3.4          3.2          3.7
Corps of Engineers..............................         0.7          0.6          0.6          0.5          0.6          1.2          0.5          0.5
Other Defense--Civil Programs...................           *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *
Environmental Protection Agency.................         1.2          1.1          1.0          0.9          0.8          0.8          0.7          0.7
Executive Office of the President...............         0.6            *          0.3          2.1            *            *            *            *
General Services Administration.................           *            *          0.2            *            *          0.1           -*            *
International Assistance Programs...............         1.9          1.9          2.2          1.9          1.8          1.9          1.9          1.8
National Aeronautics and Space Administration...         2.1          2.0          1.8          1.7          1.6          1.7          1.5          1.6
National Science Foundation.....................         0.7          0.7          0.6          0.6          0.6          0.6          0.5          0.6
Office of Personnel Management..................           *            *            *            *            *            *            *            *
Small Business Administration...................         0.2          0.1          0.1          0.1          0.2          0.2            *            *
Social Security Administration (On-budget)......         0.4          0.4          0.3          0.3          0.3          0.3          0.3          0.3
Social Security Administration (Off-budget).....         0.5          0.5          0.4          0.5          0.5          0.5          0.4          0.5
Other Independent Agencies (On-budget)..........         1.0          1.0          0.9          0.9          0.7          0.7          0.7          0.7
Allowances......................................  ...........  ...........  ...........  ...........  ...........  ...........         1.3   ...........
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      Total discretionary budget authority......       100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0        100.0
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* 0.05 percent or less.