US Government Budget Visualized: Tax Revenue & Deficit

US Tax Revenue & Deficit
US Government spends a lot of money it does not have.
LEFT = TAX REVENUE – Actual government income
RIGHT = BORROWING – Money to fill the budget deficit.
LEFT + RIGHT = US Budget.
$100 - One Hundred Dollars

US Budget in 1 Second: $121,067
For the year 2011:

The US Government spends $121,067 per second (both portions)
Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows
$52,162 each second– the right portion of the money.

The stack of money on the right is also the amount the debt ceiling is increased every second (on average).

US Budget in 1 Minute: $7,264,020
For the year 2011:

- The US Government spends $7,264,020 per minute (both portions)
- Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows $3,129,756 each minute– shown on the right portion.

$100 Million Dollars = 1 year of work for 3500 average Americans
It takes 3500 Americans 1 year of work to make $100 Million dollars. The 155 million Americans who worked with earnings in 2005 on average made $28,567 / year.

In front of the 3500 people is the $100 Million pallet that they all have to work for 1 year to earn.
Look carefully to see a stack of $1 Million and the 35 average Americans required to earn that $1 Million in 1 year.

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US Budget in 1 Hour: $435,841,200
For the year 2011:

- The US Government spends $435,841,200 (~$435 million) per hour (both portions)
- Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows $187,785,388 (187 million) each hour– shown on the right portion.

No problem filling up a UPS/Fedex truck each hour, full of cash. The mail-man will never be out of a job processing all those payments..

$1,000,000 - One Million Dollars

US Budget in 1 Day: $10,460,188,800
For the year 2011:

- The US Government spends $10,460,188,800 (~$10 billion, 460 million) per day (both portions)
- Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows $4,506,849,315 (4 billion, 506 million) each day.

US Budget in 1 Week: $73,221,917,808
For the year 2011:

- The US Government spends $73,221,917,808 (~$73 billion, 221 million) per week (both portions)
- Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows $31,547,945,205 (31 billion, 547 million) each week– shown on the right portion.

You can say Booyakashaa when this is your weekly allowance.

US Budget in 1 Month: $318,166,660,000
For the year 2011:

- The US Government spends 318,166,660,000 (~$318 billion, 166 million) per month (both portions)
- Of the total money shown above, the US Government borrows $137,083,333,333 (137 billion, 83 million) each month– shown on the right portion.

Remember that the little “square” in front of the man is $1 million dollars. .

US Budget in 2011: $3,818,000,000,000
For the year 2011:

- The US Government’s projected budget for year 2011 is $3,818,000,000,000.
- Of the total money shown above, the pile to the right in the amount of $1,645,000,000,000 is borrowed money.

No one in the world has as big of a salary as US Government, but it still borrows roughly 40% of the money it spends.

Source: CBOGAOUSGovernmentSpending.com

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