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

GOVERNMENT 2000 2004 2005 2006 2007
Federal government:
Budget receipts (billion dollars) 2,026 1,880 2,154 2,407 2,568
Budget outlays (billion dollars) 1,789 2,293 2,472 2,655 2,730
Surplus\deficit (-) (billion dollars) 236 -413 -318 -248 -162
Gross debt outstanding (billion dollars) 5,629 7,355 7,905 8,451 8,951
Federal funds and grants (billion dollars) 1,637 2,162 2,285 2,448 (NA)
State government:
General revenue (billion dollars) 985 1,194 1,287 1,385 (NA)
General expenditures (billion dollars) 965 1,209 1,278 1,347 (NA)
Debt outstanding (billion dollars) 548 754 814 871 (NA)
SOCIAL WELFARE 2000 2004 2005 2006 2007
Social Security (OASDI) payments (billion dollars) 407 493 520 552 (NA)
State unemployment insurance benefits (billion dollars) 20.5 34.4 31.2 29.8 32.2
LAW ENFORCEMENT 2000 2004 2005 2006 2007
Violent crimes per 100,000 people 507 463 469 474 (NA)
Murders, manslaughters (1,000) 16.0 16.0 17.0 17.0 (NA)
Prisoners (1,000) 1,391 1,497 1,528 1,571 (NA)

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