Figure A

Average share of total U.S. federal spending and total federal public investment, by major budget category, 2010–2012

Federal spending Federal public investment
Nondefense discretionary 21.0% 55.4%
Defense 20.4% 39.3%
Mandatory 58.7% 5.3%
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Source: Author's analysis of unpublished data from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

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