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What portion of all federal government spending is for national defense and veterans' benefits?

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In 2016, 18% of all federal government spending was for national defense and veterans' benefits. Other major categories of spending were for social programs (63%), general government and debt service (14%), economic affairs and infrastructure (4%), and public order and safety (1%).

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