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1 in 5 Americans Dependent on Government (Not Including Government Employees)

Created on February 8, 2012

1 in 5 Americans Dependent on Government (Not Including Government Employees)

Chart 12 • CDA 12-02: The 2012 Index of Dependence on Government

Source: Heritage Foundation calculations based on data from the U.S. Department of Education, Social Security Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Personnel Management, and the U.S. Census Bureau.