Consolidated Federal Funds Reports

$75.00

Source The U.S. Census Bureau
File Size 76.7MB
Dates Covered 1983-2007
Cost Snapshot

  • Nonmembers $75
  • Members $25
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Description

The Consolidated Federal Funds database shows how much money the federal government has spent. It covers federal expenditures or obligations for the following categories: grants, salaries and wages, procurement contracts, direct payments for individuals, other direct payments, direct loans, guaranteed or insured loans, and insurance. The data can be analyzed by the state, county, congressional district, city, or the federal program involved. CFFR also includes the District of Columbia and U.S. outlying areas. The data is based on the fiscal year that ends September 30.

Record layouts and samples of this database

Schema (cffr2006.pdf) 141.5 KB
Main documentation (readme.txt) 12.5 KB
Record layout (CFFRLAY.XLS) 26.5 KB
Sample data (CFFR06.xls) 29.5 KB

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