Federal Spending by Agency and Budget Function, FY2001-FY2005

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This report provides federal spending data by agency and by budget function for fiscal year 2001 through fiscal year 2005. The data, ranked by size, reveal the concentrated nature of federal spending. The largest four agencies (of 51 listed) produce 83% of total outlays and the six largest (of 19) budget functions produce 86% of total outlays. Most of the spending by the largest agencies and within the largest budget functions is either mandatory spending (such as Social Security, Medicaid, and income support, among others), defense spending, or net interest spending on federal debt.

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Winters, Philip D. January 9, 2006.

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This report provides federal spending data by agency and by budget function for
fiscal year 2001 through fiscal year 2005. The data, ranked by size, reveal the
concentrated nature of federal spending. The largest four agencies (of 51 listed)
produce 83% of total outlays and the six largest (of 19) budget functions produce
86% of total outlays. Most of the spending by the largest agencies and within the
largest budget functions is either mandatory spending (such as Social Security,
Medicaid, and income support, among others), defense spending, or net interest
spending on federal debt.

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16 Pages.

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  • January 9, 2006

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  • Feb. 14, 2006, 5:24 p.m.

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Winters, Philip D. Federal Spending by Agency and Budget Function, FY2001-FY2005, report, January 9, 2006; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs8127/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.