US Federal Contract Spending in 2009 vs. Agency Related Media Coverage

US Federal Contract Spending in 2009 vs. Agency Related Media Coverage

What our government spends vs. how much we talk about it. Two important aspects that help define and shape our society. Most Americans know that our government spends an insane amount of our tax dollars on defense, but how do you show just how much we spend compared to all other areas in our country? We wanted to use a minimal approach with no labeling necessary. The design says it all and shows what almost 70% of Federal contract spending going to defense looks like com paired to all other agencies (Education get's around 1%).

See more images and the data here: http://www.pitchinteractive.com/usbudget/

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Posted Aug 12, 2011
 
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