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Digest of Education Statistics: 2017
Digest of Education Statistics: 2017

NCES 2018-070
January 2018


Figure 20. Federal on-budget funds for education, by level or other educational purpose: Selected years, 1965 through 2017

Figure 20. Federal on-budget funds for education, by level or other educational purpose: Selected years, 1965 through 2017
1Other education includes libraries, museums, cultural activities, and miscellaneous research.
NOTE: On-budget funds are tied to appropriations for education programs. The increases in postsecondary expenditures in 2006 and 2017 resulted primarily from accounting adjustments. Amounts for 2009 include funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Data for research at educational institutions are estimated for 2016 and 2017.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Budget Service, unpublished tabulations. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, unpublished tabulations. U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the U.S. Government, Appendix, fiscal years 1967 through 2018. National Science Foundation, Federal Funds for Research and Development, fiscal years 1967 through 2016.