U.S. Department of Commerce

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

GOVERNMENT 2000 2003 2004 2005 2006
Federal government:
Budget receipts (billion dollars) 2,026 1,783 1,880 2,154 2,407
Budget outlays (billion dollars) 1,789 2,160 2,293 2,472 2,655
Surplus\deficit (-) (billion dollars) 236 -378 -413 -318 -248
Gross debt outstanding (billion dollars) 5,629 6,760 7,355 7,905 8,451
Federal funds and grants (billion dollars) 1,637 2,061 2,162 2,285 (NA)
State government:
General revenue (billion dollars) 985 1,112 1,194 1,282 1,385
General expenditures (billion dollars) 965 1,164 1,209 1,281 1,347
Debt outstanding (billion dollars) 548 698 754 798 867
SOCIAL WELFARE 2000 2003 2004 2005 2006
Social Security (OASDI) payments (billion dollars) 408 471 493 521 553
State unemployment insurance benefits (billion dollars) 20.5 41.4 34.4 31.2 29.8
LAW ENFORCEMENT 2000 2003 2004 2005 2006
Violent crimes per 100,000 people 507 476 463 469 474
Murders, manslaughters (1,000) 15.6 16.5 16.1 16.7 17.0
Prisoners (1,000) 1,391 1,469 1,497 1,528 1,571

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Administration and Customer Services Division