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USA Statistics in Brief--Government, Social Welfare, and Law Enforcement

GOVERNMENT 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Federal government:
  Budget receipts (billion dollars) 2,025 1,991 1,853 1,782 1,880
  Budget outlays (billion dollars) 1,789 1,864 2,011 2,160 2,292
  Surplus\deficit (-) (billion dollars) 236 127 -158 -378 -412
  Gross debt outstanding (billion dollars) 5,629 5,770 6,198 6,760 7,355
Federal funds and grants (billion dollars) 1,637 1,779 1,918 2,061 (NA)
State government:
  General revenue (billion dollars) 985 1,049 1,062 1,112 (NA)
  General expenditures (billion dollars) 965 1,045 1,109 1,164 (NA)
  Debt outstanding (billion dollars) 548 576 642 698 (NA)
SOCIAL WELFARE 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Social Security (OASDI) payments (billion dollars) 408 432 454 471 493
State unemployment insurance benefits (billion dollars) 20.5 31.6 42.1 41.4 34.4
LAW ENFORCEMENT 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Violent crimes per 100,000 people 507 505 494 475 (NA)
Murders, manslaughters (1,000) 15.6 16.0 16.2 16.5 (NA)
Prisoners (1,000) 1,331 1,345 1,381 1,409 (NA)

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