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Table 384. U.S. Department of Education outlays, by type of recipient and level of education: Selected fiscal years, 1980 through 2010
[In millions of current dollars]
Year and level of education Total Local education agencies State education agencies Postsecondary students Postsecondary insti-tutions Federal institutions Other education organizations1 Other recipients2
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1980 total $13,137.8 $5,313.7 $1,103.2 $2,137.4 $2,267.2 $249.8 $693.8 $1,372.7
Elementary/secondary 6,629.1 5,309.4 662.2 34.2 22.0 62.5 513.4 25.5
Postsecondary 5,682.2 99.5 2,103.2 2,166.5 1,313.0
Other programs 747.7 4.3 341.5 187.3 180.4 34.2
Education research and statistics 78.7 78.7
                 
1985 total 16,701.1 6,225.0 1,502.9 2,434.7 2,362.3 287.3 503.9 3,385.0
Elementary/secondary 7,296.7 6,220.8 636.0 58.0 25.2 2.4 322.4 31.9
Postsecondary 8,202.5 228.3 2,376.7 2,308.3 3,289.2
Other programs 1,173.1 4.2 638.6 284.9 181.5 63.9
Education research and statistics 28.8 28.8
                 
1990 total 23,198.6 8,000.7 2,490.3 3,859.6 3,649.8 441.4 912.2 3,844.4
Elementary/secondary 9,681.3 7,995.0 700.3 80.5 85.4 113.1 650.7 56.3
Postsecondary 11,176.0 261.6 3,779.1 3,475.0 3,660.4
Other programs 2,251.8 5.7 1,528.5 328.3 261.5 127.8
Education research and statistics 89.5 89.5
                 
1995 total 31,403.0 11,210.7 3,584.0 4,964.7 5,016.1 485.4 1,349.2 4,792.9
Elementary/secondary 14,029.0 11,203.3 1,410.0 190.5 170.1 70.3 946.9 37.9
Postsecondary 14,234.0 250.8 4,774.2 4,567.0 4,642.0
Other programs 2,861.0 7.4 1,923.2 415.1 402.3 113.0
Education research and statistics 279.0 279.0
                 
2000 total 34,106.7 16,016.0 4,316.5 4,711.7 5,005.7 506.6 1,820.2 1,730.1
Elementary/secondary 20,039.6 16,003.5 1,989.6 260.5 198.9 48.5 1,461.8 76.8
Postsecondary 10,727.3 55.2 4,451.2 4,690.3 1,530.6
Other programs 3,223.4 12.5 2,271.7 458.1 358.4 122.7
Education research and statistics 116.5 116.5
                 
2001 total 36,562.0 18,027.4 4,336.7 4,525.6 5,793.3 600.4 2,149.1 1,129.7
Elementary/secondary 22,862.4 18,014.5 1,999.8 392.5 405.9 69.8 1,780.6 199.4
Postsecondary 9,840.7 98.5 4,133.1 4,821.9 787.2
Other programs 3,293.4 12.9 2,238.4 530.6 368.5 143.1
Education research and statistics 565.5 565.5
                 
2002 total 46,324.4 19,742.1 4,967.8 8,306.0 8,668.2 608.9 2,200.3 1,831.3
Elementary/secondary 25,246.2 19,729.2 2,429.8 490.0 454.9 77.6 1,829.5 235.3
Postsecondary 17,056.2 199.2 7,816.0 7,588.1 1,452.9
Other programs 3,396.8 12.9 2,338.8 531.3 370.8 143.1
Education research and statistics 625.2 625.2
                 
2003 total 57,442.9 23,837.7 6,164.6 11,032.5 10,731.8 657.8 2,478.9 2,539.6
Elementary/secondary 30,749.3 23,822.8 3,141.1 594.3 637.4 109.5 2,105.6 338.6
Postsecondary 22,706.4 668.6 10,438.2 9,542.5 2,057.2
Other programs 3,435.2 14.9 2,354.9 548.3 373.3 143.8
Education research and statistics 551.9 551.9
                 
2004 total 62,903.4 26,012.4 6,334.5 12,005.0 10,977.0 648.9 2,730.1 4,195.4
Elementary/secondary 33,689.4 25,990.0 3,611.7 606.2 642.5 126.4 2,300.0 412.6
Postsecondary 25,341.0 420.9 11,398.8 9,899.3 3,621.9
Other programs 3,437.8 22.4 2,301.9 522.5 430.1 160.9
Education research and statistics 435.2 435.2
                 
2005 total 72,893.3 28,900.2 7,126.3 14,708.2 13,362.4 669.8 3,023.0 5,103.4
Elementary/secondary 37,477.6 28,878.6 3,971.6 698.1 790.0 145.9 2,578.4 415.0
Postsecondary 31,420.0 777.1 14,010.1 12,115.6 4,517.2
Other programs 3,538.9 21.6 2,377.6 523.9 444.6 171.2
Education research and statistics 456.8 456.8
                 
2006 total 93,571.5 30,236.6 8,331.3 22,955.1 21,376.1 693.2 2,902.3 7,076.8
Elementary/secondary 38,863.4 30,214.8 4,098.7 741.5 775.1 168.6 2,455.5 409.2
Postsecondary 50,624.6 1,702.4 22,213.6 20,210.5 6,498.1
Other programs 3,692.9 21.8 2,530.2 524.6 446.8 169.5
Education research and statistics 390.5 390.5
                 
2007 total 71,808.0 29,008.8 7,429.4 14,269.9 13,877.6 613.2 2,931.5 3,677.7
Elementary/secondary 37,562.1 28,990.4 4,018.7 824.4 781.5 73.8 2,460.7 412.6
Postsecondary 30,052.0 805.5 13,445.5 12,658.6 57.8 3,084.6
Other programs 3,756.4 18.4 2,605.2 539.4 413.0 180.5
Education research and statistics 437.5 437.5
                 
2008 total 72,177.8 29,553.0 7,377.7 14,371.2 13,585.9 1,348.8 2,997.9 2,943.3
Elementary/secondary 38,330.4 29,533.5 4,100.2 859.6 800.2 96.3 2,518.1 422.5
Postsecondary 28,838.8 618.8 13,511.6 12,322.0 58.3 2,328.1
Other programs 4,545.0 19.5 2,658.7 1,252.5 421.5 192.7
Education research and statistics 463.7 463.7
                 
2009 total 85,224.7 40,300.0 8,402.8 14,828.8 14,782.5 1,415.3 4,068.7 1,426.6
Elementary/secondary 52,468.1 40,273.4 5,562.4 893.8 1,325.9 76.3 3,590.7 745.4
Postsecondary 27,626.6 228.0 13,935.0 12,878.0 63.7 521.9
Other programs 4,551.4 26.6 2,612.3 1,339.0 414.1 159.3
Education research and statistics 578.6 578.6
                 
2010 total 116,811.6 58,868.4 11,733.5 18,733.8 18,936.5 1,496.4 5,920.2 1,122.9
Elementary/secondary 76,932.5 58,839.2 8,272.2 1,151.5 2,085.6 78.0 5,320.4 1,185.7
Postsecondary 33,673.3 62.3 17,582.3 16,237.9 60.9 -270.1
Other programs 5,592.7 29.2 3,399.0 1,418.4 538.9 207.3
Education research and statistics 613.0 613.0
†Not applicable.
1 Includes funds for vocational education and for federal programs at libraries and museums.
2 Other recipients include American Indian tribes, private nonprofit agencies, and banks.
NOTE: Outlays by type of recipient are estimated based on obligation data. The increase in postsecondary expenditures in 2006 resulted primarily from an accounting adjustment. Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the U.S. Government, fiscal years 1982 through 2011. U.S. Department of Education, Budget Service, unpublished tabulations. (This table was prepared October 2010.)
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