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Budget of the United States Government

Fiscal Year 2004


Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2004 contains the Budget Message of the President and information on the President’s budget and management priorities, including assessments of agencies' performance.

Analytical Perspectives, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2004 (3.2 MB) PDF Information contains analyses that are designed to highlight specified subject areas or provide other significant presentations of budget data that place the budget in perspective.

The Analytical Perspectives volume includes economic and accounting analyses; information on Federal receipts and collections; analyses of Federal spending; detailed information on Federal borrowing and debt; baseline or current services estimates; and other technical presentations. It also includes information on the budget system and concepts and a list of Federal programs by agency and account, as well as by budget function.

Historical Tables, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2004 (2.3 MB) PDF Information provides data on budget receipts, outlays, surpluses or deficits, Federal debt, and Federal employment over an extended time period, generally from 1940 or earlier to 2008. To the extent feasible, the data have been adjusted to provide consistency with the 2004 Budget and to provide comparability over time.

Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2004—Appendix contains detailed information on the various appropriations and funds that constitute the budget and is designed primarily for the use of the Appropriations Committee. The Appendix contains more detailed financial information on individual programs and appropriation accounts than any of the other budget documents. It includes for each agency: the proposed text of appropriations language, budget schedules for each account, new legislative proposals, explanations of the work to be performed and the funds needed, and proposed general provisions applicable to the appropriations of entire agencies or group of agencies. Information is also provided on certain activities whose outlays are not part of the budget totals.

Performance and Management Assessments, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2004 contains evaluations and analyses of programs and management at federal departments and agencies.


Federal Credit Supplement (430 KB) PDF Information

Object Class Analysis (250 KB) PDF Information


Many of the tables in the Budget, Analytical Perspectives and Historical Tables are available for download in spreadsheet (XLS) format.

Public Budget Database
The Public Budget Database provides account level detail for budget authority (1976-2008), outlays (1962-2008) and receipts (1976-2008). This data is provided in various formats along with a user's guide.

Prior Year Budgets
Budget documents for current and prior years are available for downloading and viewing at the Government Printing Office (GPO) web site.

GPO also maintains a searchable database of selected budget documents in PDF and text formats.

Printed Budget Documents
Budget documents are available for purchase from GPO.

Budget CD-ROM
A CD-ROM containing all the budget documents along with software to support reading, printing, and searching the documents is available for purchase from GPO. The CD-ROM also contains many of the tables in the budget in spreadsheet format as well as the budget database.

1. All years referred to are fiscal years, unless otherwise noted.
2. Detail in these documents may not add to the totals due to rounding.