50 Years Of US Government Spending – [GRAPH]

The fascinating graphic below – from NPR – details US federal government spending and how this has changed from 50 years ago, 25 years ago and last year. It categories spending into areas such as defense, social security and medicaid.

50 Years Of Government Spending, In 1 Graph

For more details on the categorisations above, check out Planet Money’s blog post on the chart.

Data sourceOffice of Management and Budget

(via NPR Planet Money)

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