The Federal Budget Quick Facts

The Budget Calendar

Deadlines

To Be Completed

April 15th

Budget Resolution

June 15th

Reconciliation Bill

October 1st

All 13 Appropriation Bills

Current Public Debt

$10,759,196,587,563.44 (2/12/2009)

Source: Treasurey Direct.gov :The Debt to the Penny and Who Holds It

Interest Paid in Last 10 years

Over $3.8 trillion

FY2004 Budget Line-Items

Category
Amount
% of Budget
Estimate 2005
Estimate 2006
Discretionary
Agriculture
$21,100,000,000
0.92
$21,400,000,000
$19,400,000,000
Commerce
5,800,000,000
0.25
6,300,000,000
9,400,000,000
Defense
375,700,000,000
16.39
400,100,000,000
419,300,000,000
Education
55,700,000,000
2.43
56,600,000,000
56,000,000,000
Energy
23,400,000,000
1.02
23,900,000,000
23,400,000,000
Health and Human Services
69,200,000,000
3.02
69,200,000,000
68,900,000,000
Homeland Security
27,900,000,000
1.22
32,200,000,000
29,300,000,000
Housing and Urban Development
32,000,000,000
1.40
30,400,000,000
28,500,000,000
Interior
10,700,000,000
0.47
10,800,000,000
10,600,000,000
Justice
19,500,000,000
1.85
20,200,000,000
19,100,000,000
Labor
11,800,000,000
0.51
12,000,000,000
11,500,000,000
State & International Assistance
25,000,000,000
1.09
27,500,000,000
31,800,000,000
Transportation
13,900,000,000
0.61
12,700,000,000
11,800,000,000
Treasury
10,700,000,000
0.47
11,200,000,000
11,600,000,000
Veterans Affairs
29,100,000,000
1.27
30,600,000,000
31,300,000,000
Corps of Engineers
4,600,000,000
0.20
4,700,000,000
4,300,000,000
Environmental Protection Agency
8,400,000,000
0.37
8,000,000,000
7,600,000,000
Executive Office of the President
300,000,000
0.01
300,000,000
300,000,000
Judicial Branch
4,800,000,000
0.21
5,100,000,000
5,600,000,000
Legislative Branch
3,600,000,000
0.16
3,600,000,000
4,100,000,000
NASA
15,400,000,000
0.67
16,100,000,000
16,500,000,000
National Science Foundation
5,600,000,000
0.24
5,500,000,000
5,600,000,000
Social Security Administration
7,200,000,000
0.31
7,500,000,000
7,700,000,000
Other Agencies
9,000,000,000
0.39
8,400,000,000
6,600,000,000
TOTAL
$643,800,000,000
34.47
$822,700,000,000
$840,300,000,000
TOTAL BUDGET
$2,154,000,000,000
100%
$2,285,000,000,000
$2,416,000,000,000
Source: Office of Management and Budget, Table S-3

The History of the National Debt

Date
Amount

01/01/1791
01/01/1815
01/01/1816
01/01/1835
07/01/1846
07/01/1849
07/01/1861
07/01/1862
07/01/1863
07/01/1866
07/01/1917
07/01/1918
07/01/1919
06/30/1932
06/29/1940
06/30/1942
06/30/1943
06/28/1946
12/31/1954
12/31/1971
12/29/1978
12/31/1980
12/31/1981
09/30/1986
09/29/1989
09/30/1993
09/29/1995
09/30/1997
10/29/1998
07/27/2000
09/23/2004
06/20/2005
10/10/2007
9/30/2008
2/12/2009

75,463,476.52
99,833,660.15
127,334,933.74
33,733.05
15,550,202.97
63,061,858.69
90,580,873.72
524,176,412.13
1,119,772,138.63
2,773,236,173.69
5,717,770,279.52
14,592,161,414.00
27,390,970,113.12
19,487,002,444.13
42,967,531,037.68
72,422,445,116.22
136,696,090,329.90
269,422,099,173.26
278,749,814,391.33
424,130,961,959.95
789,207,000,000.00
930,210,000,000.00
1,028,729,000,000.00
2,125,302,616,658.42
2,857,430,960,187.32
4,411,488,883,139.38
4,973,982,900,709.39
5,413,146,011,397.34
5,559,427,769,133.11
6,045,734,243,779.25
7,348,106,263,348.33
7,782,155,135,998.03
9,054,144,650,970.07
10,024,724,896,912.49
10,759,196,587,563.44