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Dependence on Government Higher than Ever

Created on September 18, 2012

Dependence on Government Higher than Ever

Dependence on Government Higher than Ever

 

The Index of Dependence on Government, which measures dependence on government programs for housing, food, income, student aid, or other assistance, has risen dramatically since 2007.

Base Year: 1980 (Index=100)

Source: Heritage Foundation calculations based on data from the Office of Management and Budget and U.S. Department of Education.

 

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