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STATE GOVERNMENT FINANCES: 2008
STATE: ALABAMA
(Thousand Dollars)
 
Source: 2008 Annual Survey of State Government Finances. Data users who create their own estimates using
data from this report should cite the U.S. Census Bureau as the source of the original data only. The data in
this table are based on information from public records and contain no confidential data. Although the data in
this table come from a census of governmental units and are not subject to sampling error, the census results
do contain nonsampling error. Additional information on nonsampling error, response rates, and definitions
may be found at http://www2.census.gov/govs/state/08_methodology.pdf.

Item       Amount      
Total revenue      17,685,583
       
    General revenue      21,306,140
        Intergovernmental revenue      7,044,753
        Taxes      9,070,530
            General sales      2,287,288
            Selective sales      2,145,820
            License taxes      487,934
            Individual income tax      3,077,553
            Corporate income tax      524,808
            Other taxes      547,127
       
        Current charges      3,472,815
        Miscellaneous general revenue      1,718,042
       
    Utility revenue      0
    Liquor stores revenue      248,801
    Insurance trust revenue(1)      -3,869,358
       
Total expenditure      24,892,739
    Intergovernmental expenditure      6,720,814
    Direct expenditure      18,171,925
        Current operation      12,943,521
        Capital outlay      1,995,318
        Insurance benefits and repayments      2,486,673
        Assistance and subsidies      417,577
        Interest on debt      328,836
Exhibit: Salaries and wages      4,194,385
       
Total expenditure      24,892,739
General expenditure      22,170,605
        Intergovernmental expenditure      6,720,814
        Direct expenditure      15,449,791
       
    General expenditure, by function:       
        Education      10,658,472
        Public welfare      4,582,199
        Hospitals      1,808,175
        Health      699,309
        Highways      1,373,098
       
        Police protection      182,955
        Correction      525,281
        Natural resources      309,369
        Parks and recreation      50,268
        Governmental administration      576,755
       
        Interest on general debt      328,836
        Other and unallocable      1,075,888
       
    Utility expenditure      0
    Liquor stores expenditure      235,461
    Insurance trust expenditure      2,486,673
       
Debt at end of fiscal year      8,472,097
       
Cash and security holdings      38,053,214

(1) Within insurance trust revenue, net earnings of state retirement systems
is a calculated statistic (the item code in the data file is X08), and thus can be
positive or negative. Net earnings is the sum of earnings on investments plus gains on
investments minus losses on investments. The change made in 2002 for asset valuation
from book to market value in accordance with Statement 34 of the Governmental
Accounting Standards Board is reflected in the calculated statistics.
 
 
Created: December 2, 2009
Last Revised:   December 14, 2011


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | State Government Finances | (800) 242-4523| govs.public.finance.analysis.b@census.gov |  Last Revised: December 14, 2011