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Congressional Budget Office Analysis
Long Term Outlook for Federal Budget issued in 2014

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CBO Long Term Budget Outlook
Fiscal Years 1999 to 2088
YearSocial Security OutlaysHealth Care OutlaysOther OutlaysInterest
19994.1a3.11a8.3a2.4a
20004a3.09a8.3a2.2a
20014.1a3.28a8.3a2a
20024.2a3.48a9.3a1.6a
20034.2a3.62a9.9a1.4a
20044.1a3.69a9.9a1.3a
20054a3.73a10a1.4a
20064a3.73a10a1.7a
20074.1a3.96a9.4a1.7a
20084.1a4.03a10.3a1.7a
20094.7a4.74a13.7a1.3a
20104.7a4.92a12.4a1.3a
20114.7a4.96a12.2a1.5a
20124.8a4.51a11.3a1.4a
20134.9a4.62a10a1.3a
20144.9e4.9e9.3e1.3e
20154.9e5.1e9.4e1.5e
20164.9e5.3e9.1e1.7e
20174.9e5.3e8.7e2e
20185e5.3e8.3e2.3e
20195.1e5.4e8.1e2.6e
20205.2e5.6e7.9e2.8e
20215.3e5.7e7.8e2.9e
20225.4e5.9e7.7e3.1e
20235.5e6e7.5e3.2e
20245.6e5.9e7.3e3.3e
20255.7e6.1e7.3e3.4e
20265.8e6.3e7.3e3.5e
20275.9e6.3e7.3e3.6e
20286e6.5e7.2e3.7e
20296.1e6.6e7.2e3.8e
20306.2e6.8e7.2e3.9e
20316.2e6.9e7.1e4e
20326.3e7.1e7.1e4.1e
20336.3e7.2e7.1e4.1e
20346.4e7.3e7e4.2e
20356.4e7.5e7e4.3e
20366.4e7.6e7e4.4e
20376.4e7.8e6.9e4.5e
20386.4e7.9e6.9e4.6e
20396.3e8e6.8e4.7e
20406.3e8.1e6.8e4.8e
20416.3e8.2e6.8e4.8e
20426.2e8.4e6.8e4.9e
20436.2e8.5e6.7e5e
20446.2e8.6e6.7e5.1e
20456.2e8.7e6.7e5.2e
20466.2e8.8e6.6e5.3e
20476.2e9e6.6e5.3e
20486.2e9e6.6e5.4e
20496.2e9.1e6.5e5.5e
20506.2e9.3e6.5e5.6e
20516.2e9.4e6.5e5.7e
20526.2e9.4e6.5e5.8e
20536.2e9.6e6.4e5.9e
20546.2e9.7e6.4e5.9e
20556.3e9.8e6.4e6e
20566.3e9.8e6.4e6.1e
20576.3e10e6.3e6.2e
20586.4e10.1e6.3e6.3e
20596.4e10.2e6.3e6.4e
20606.4e10.3e6.3e6.5e
20616.5e10.5e6.3e6.6e
20626.5e10.6e6.2e6.7e
20636.5e10.7e6.2e6.8e
20646.6e10.8e6.2e6.9e
20656.5e11e6.2e7e
20666.6e11.1e6.2e7.1e
20676.6e11.2e6.1e7.3e
20686.6e11.3e6.1e7.4e
20696.6e11.5e6.1e7.5e
20706.6e11.6e6.1e7.6e
20716.6e11.7e6.1e7.7e
20726.6e11.8e6.1e7.8e
20736.6e12e6e7.9e
20746.6e12.1e6e8e
20756.7e12.2e6e8.1e
20766.6e12.3e6e8.3e
20776.7e12.4e6e8.3e
20786.7e12.6e6e8.5e
20796.7e12.7e5.9e8.6e
20806.7e12.8e5.9e8.8e
20816.7e12.9e5.9e8.9e
20826.7e13.1e5.9e9e
20836.7e13.2e5.9e9.2e
20846.8e13.3e5.9e9.3e
20856.8e13.4e5.9e9.4e
20866.8e13.6e5.9e9.6e
20876.8e13.6e5.8e9.7e
20886.8e13.8e5.8e9.9e

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a - actual reported
e - estimated by CBO in 2014

Source: CBO Long-Term Budget Outlook 2014.

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