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State & local government expenditures by function

Washington state & local government expenditures, Fiscal Year 2016

($ millions)

Category Expenditures
K-12 Education $14,875
Public Welfare $12,853
Health Hospitals   $8,028
Higher Education   $7,099
Governmental Administration   $4,186
Highways   $4,064
Sewerage, Solid Waste   $2,975
Recreation   $2,712
Interest on General Debt   $2,455
Correction   $1,728
Police & Fire Protection   $3,455
Other   $6,168
Total $70,596

Fiscal Year 2016

 

  • About half of state and local government expenditures are driven by education enrollments, and public welfare and corrections caseloads.

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Last modified: October 30, 2018
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