Historical Expenditures


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This bar graph represents total expenditures from 2000-2019. By clicking on any year, you can drill down and review more detailed spending information. To view this spending information by fund type, follow this link. To view expenditures by each agency for each major account category, please go to the data table below the bar graph. For historical sources of funding, go to the Source of State Funding tab and click on year of historical dollars received. For a definition of terms, please visit the glossary.

The historical expenditures include both funds appropriated by the Legislature and trust fund expenditures that do not require Legislative appropriations.

Spending by major account category, 2000-2019
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Fiscal Year End Totals:

2019$12,048,375,458
2018$11,947,227,303
2017$11,865,926,935
2016$11,609,717,699
2015$10,980,573,897
2014$10,449,446,342
2013$10,162,630,170
2012$9,877,169,064
2011$9,802,019,177
2010$9,590,307,673
2009$9,136,917,676
2008$8,711,994,668
2007$8,164,016,229
2006$7,975,526,250
2005$7,495,714,112
2004$7,104,161,484
2003$6,807,374,471
2002$6,582,831,022
2001$6,058,040,449
2000$5,800,835,535
Fiscal years ended June 30, 20xx
Source - Annual Budgetary Report; For the year ended 6-30-04 page 54, for the year ended 6-30-09 page 52, for the year ended 6-30-10 page 52, for the year ended 6-30-11 page 52, for the year ended 6-30-12 page 52, for the year ended 6-30-13 page 52, for the year ended 6-30-14 page 39, for the year ended 6-30-15 page 39, for the year ended 6-30-16 page 39, for the year ended 6-30-17 page 40, for the year ended 6-30-18 page 39 and for the year ended 6-30-19 page 39.


Expenditures by agency, by major account category for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019

Select any fiscal year form the dropdown menu to see spending by each major account category for each agency. Select any agency from the drop down menu, or click on the agency name in the data table to see information about that agency, including spending by major account category for the past 12 years. For a defintion of terms, please visit the glossary. For detailed expenditure information by agency, click here


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AgencyPersonal ServicesOperating ExpensesTravelCapital OutlayGovernment AidTotal
Abstracters, Board of Examiners$15,311$7,369$1,578$0$0$24,258
Accountability and Disclosure Commission$565,491$73,895$6,516$139,725$0$785,627
Administrative Services, Department of$44,532,670$379,030,838$326,034$38,617,842$0$462,507,384
Aeronautics, Department of$0$0$0$0$0$0
Agriculture, Department of$10,155,728$5,835,081$742,439$362,459$623,731$17,719,438
Agriculture, State Board of$0$0$0$0$4,658,133$4,658,133
Arts Council$649,154$174,379$17,329$689$1,815,585$2,657,136
Attorney General$9,285,900$1,715,395$210,031$104,786$31,023$11,347,135
Auditor of Public Accounts$3,592,535$179,307$53,095$15,653$0$3,840,590
Banking and Finance, Department of$5,837,412$877,996$262,316$324,671$0$7,302,395
Barber Examiners, Board of$122,354$12,199$3,602$0$0$138,155
Blind and Visually Impaired, Commission for$2,954,945$852,153$127,097$196,318$757,376$4,887,889
Board of Engineers and Architects$460,339$166,598$9,129$3,050$0$639,116
Brand Committee$4,062,631$566,957$534,138$69,630$0$5,233,356
Corn Development, Utilization and Marketing Board$519,637$8,630,293$261,685$0$0$9,411,615
Correctional Services, Department of$150,202,585$97,622,021$717,033$11,675,167$3,986,798$264,203,604
Criminal Justice, Commission on Law Enforcement and$3,417,260$4,358,574$74,469$42,030$21,934,886$29,827,219
Dairy Industry Development Board$0$1,418,467$171$0$0$1,418,638
Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Commission of the$804,160$159,405$22,997$0$0$986,562
Dry Bean Commission$62,562$380,211$41,589$0$0$484,362
Economic Development, Department of$4,559,295$1,374,726$312,010$13,345$43,691,500$49,950,876
Education, State Department of$37,613,686$32,556,046$1,722,782$56,292$1,581,345,673$1,653,294,479
Educational Lands and Funds, Board of$2,236,362$15,566,796$18,330$119,813$0$17,941,301
Educational Telecommunications Commission$4,007,460$5,486,207$207,047$1,886,748$210,672$11,798,134
Electrical Board$1,265,555$197,362$121,916$1,721$0$1,586,554
Energy Agency$1,088,610$509,255$30,674$6,588$12,730,281$14,365,408
Environmental Quality, Department of$14,656,739$16,226,114$322,585$158,636$31,267,386$62,631,460
Equal Opportunity Commission$1,625,559$231,821$30,734$29,689$0$1,917,803
Ethanol Board$355,988$145,342$42,950$0$0$544,280
Fire Marshal, State$4,585,754$566,361$453,748$36,716$191,860$5,834,439
Foster Care Review Board, State$1,937,237$284,766$39,805$43,444$0$2,305,252
Game and Parks Commission$39,751,890$29,370,294$500,755$18,535,184$30,578,725$118,736,848
Geologists, Board of$0$22,494$7,519$0$0$30,013
Governor$1,538,246$98,530$60,168$0$0$1,696,944
Grain Sorghum Development, Utilization and Marketing Board$79,646$56,537$8,406$2,496$0$147,085
Health and Human Services System$279,887,321$188,973,372$3,560,869$526,370$2,907,438,923$3,380,386,855
Historical Society, Nebraska State$4,070,027$2,316,095$105,243$98,238$92,895$6,682,498
Indian Affiars, Commission on$188,746$100,315$3,874$0$16,478$309,413
Industrial Relations, Commission of$222,924$35,417$1,924$0$0$260,265
Insurance, Department of$7,955,606$16,353,131$259,998$15,901$374,263$24,958,899
Investment Council, Nebraska$1,351,547$1,114,171$28,455$0$0$2,494,173
Labor, Department of$21,853,268$8,592,159$485,965$198,213$7,110,685$38,240,290
Land Surveyors, State Board of Examiners for$0$15,173$2,238$0$0$17,411
Landscape Architects, State Board of$0$21,863$1,668$0$0$23,531
Legislative Council$17,278,103$1,744,984$774,876$157,174$0$19,955,137
Library Commission$2,552,132$854,287$41,908$42,881$1,749,250$5,240,458
Lieutenant Governor$121,382$5,969$15,330$0$0$142,681
Liquor Control Commission$964,042$238,835$14,484$0$0$1,217,361
Mexican-Americans, Commission on$163,219$16,200$5,497$0$0$184,916
Military, Department of$11,047,124$26,005,861$351,143$766,923$14,796,893$52,967,944
Motor Vehicle Industry Licensing Board$576,509$69,074$36,680$0$0$682,263
Motor Vehicles, Department of$12,360,517$21,951,595$357,240$185,471$41,699$34,896,522
Natural Resources, Department of$8,338,482$3,047,625$246,754$180,217$15,271,789$27,084,867
Oil and Gas Conservation Commission$694,619$171,570$16,207$8,349$0$890,745
Pardons, Board of$4,575,726$2,325,184$172,456$14,188$0$7,087,554
Postsecondary Education, Coordinating Commission for$988,981$237,987$17,032$0$20,488,895$21,732,895
Power Review Board$297,902$213,768$14,336$0$0$526,006
Public Accountancy, Nebraska State Board of$234,791$99,645$21,729$200$0$356,365
Public Advocacy, Commission on$947,705$168,048$40,581$1,568$2,474,607$3,632,509
Public Service Commission$4,108,293$1,173,735$104,213$103,289$28,493,666$33,983,196
Racing Commission, State$316,543$133,556$47,181$3,791$88,736$589,807
Real Estate Commission, State$771,255$395,020$39,062$2,008$0$1,207,345
Real Property Appraiser Board$202,760$154,300$13,516$0$0$370,576
Retirement Systems, Public Employees'$3,019,998$912,745,668$21,863$6,005$52,698,171$968,491,705
Revenue, Department of$25,402,732$63,623,950$242,807$183,855$348,180,606$437,633,950
Secretary of State$2,511,605$5,063,002$30,447$1,239,351$0$8,844,405
State Colleges$71,603,488$32,588,405$2,396,895$9,090,738$50,874,979$166,554,505
State Patrol$60,802,204$17,475,814$366,631$3,202,332$753,186$82,600,167
State Treasurer$3,237,879$12,799,512$24,486$20,575$23,657,939$39,740,391
Supreme Court$111,467,345$70,563,147$2,673,030$79,821$1,070,000$185,853,343
Tax Equalization and Review Commission$675,117$86,465$4,321$0$0$765,903
Technical Community Colleges$0$0$0$0$98,575,874$98,575,874
Tourism Commission$813,957$5,901,162$110,331$0$910,804$7,736,254
Transportation, Department of$144,793,121$180,754,990$865,398$402,185,700$116,983,851$845,583,060
University of Nebraska$1,342,681,712$709,578,812$43,199,361$148,454,407$443,195,882$2,687,110,174
Veterans' Affairs, Department of$40,225,822$21,759,466$2,205,897$8,850,781$1,974,161$75,016,127
Wheat Development, Utilization and Marketing Board$221,902$738,304$72,809$0$0$1,033,015
Workers' Compensation Court$3,982,957$1,215,338$22,776$900$638,644$5,860,615
Total$2,546,052,064$2,916,176,763$66,308,188$648,061,938$5,871,776,505$12,048,375,458

Sources: Nebraska Annual Budgetary Report for the year ended
June 30, 2019 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 28-39
June 30, 2018 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 28-39
June 30, 2017 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 28-40
June 30, 2016 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 27-39
June 30, 2015 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 27-39
June 30, 2014 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 27-39
June 30, 2013 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 42-52
June 30, 2012 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 42-52
June 30, 2011 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 42-52
June 30, 2010 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 42-52
June 30, 2005 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 42-53
June 30, 2000 - Schedule of Expenditures by major account category, pages 44-57