Arizona Spending By Category 1985-2010

March 10, 2011

Direct expenditures by the state, by local governments, and the totals. Figures are in ’000s. Does not include intergovernmental transfers. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

State of Arizona

1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Education 816,304 1,337,697 1,488,901 2,034,559 3,033,229 3,748,203
Social services 620,282 1,392,594 2,535,649 3,417,242 6,659,343 10,211,800
Transportation 375,234 1,127,059 574,785 1,314,399 1,147,809 1,451,323
Public safety 208,299 396,080 563,606 893,454 1,118,787 1,3975,384
Environment and housing 59,790 126,219 196,380 230,779 584,047 465,287
Government administration 128,735 234,585 320,222 429,999 499,069 639,080
Utilities 7,225 23,394 23,516 25,943 30,570 31,905
Employee benefits 340,277 706,905 1,066,842 1,264,551 2,450,757 5,001,254
Other 249,559 487,712 400,052 764,338 562,287 911,841
Totals 2,805,705 5,832,245 7,169,953 10,375,264 16,085,898 23,836,077

Arizona Local Governments

1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Education 1,997,710 3,197,306 4,297,674 5,952,523 7,992,571 9,920,625
Social Services 320,633 539,110 809,951 1,009,366 1,561,601 1,531,539
Transportation 521,735 805,578 653,439 1,026,571 1,569,388 1,734,787
Public safety 486,318 809,972 1,080,234 2,003,223 2,701,222 3,062,615
Environment and housing 613,017 1,043,475 1,085,183 1,607,596 2,198,169 3,062,615
Government administration 321,438 516,191 701,800 1,091,827 1,505,192 1,738,793
Utilities 1,256,267 1,679,734 1,876,599 2,647,792 3,875,540 4,932,283
Employee benefits 16,647 36,742 60,300 92,725 121,023 245,729
Other 625,939 1,026,458 1,145,424 1,486,248 1,847,141 2,574,141
Totals 6,159,704 9,654,566 11,710,604 16,917,871 23,371,847 29,531,908

Arizona Totals

1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010
Education 2,814,014 4,535,003 5,786,575 7,987,082 11,025,800 13,668,828
Social Services 940,915 1,931,704 3,345,600 4,426,608 8,220,944 11,743,339
Transportation 896,969 1,932,637 1,228,224 2,340,970 2,717,197 3,186,110
Public safety 694,617 1,206,052 1,643,840 2,896,677 3,820,009 5,166,779
Environment and housing 672,807 1,169,694 1,281,563 1,838,375 2,782,216 3,527,902
Government administration 450,173 750,776 1,022,022 1,521,826 2,004,261 2,377,873
Utilities 1,263,492 1,703,128 1,900,115 2,673,735 3,906,110 4,964,188
Employee benefits 356,924 743,647 1,127,142 1,357,276 2,571,780 5,246,983
Other 875,498 1,514,170 1,545,476 2,250,586 2,409,428 3,485,982
Totals 8,965,409 15,486,811 18,880,557 27,293,135 39,457,745 53,367,985

Source: http://www.census.gov/govs/estimate/

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