SOURCES: Data from Congressional Budget Office, Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2010 to 2020; Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2012 to 2022; Long-Term Budget Outlook, June 2012. Compiled by PGPF.
NOTES: Chart uses CBO's alternative fiscal scenario, which incorporates several changes to current law that are widely expected to occur. Numbers may not add up to 100 due to rounding.
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