TOTAL WELFARE EXPENDITURES
BY SOURCE OF FUNDS
Thousands of Dollars
Nebraska -Selected Years  
Fiscal   Source of Welfare Funds
Year Total 1 State & Local 2 3 Federal
1940 $8,000 $4,294 $3,705
1945 10,122 5,330 4,793
1950 18,515 8,807 9,708
1955 15,442 6,313 9,129
1960 19,668 6,285 13,383
1965 26,145 9,500 16,644
1970 55,667 18,565 37,102
1971 72,424 24,080 48,344
1972 89,349 34,087 55,262
1973 98,439 38,024 60,415
1974 103,201 42,805 60,396
1975 122,206 50,500 71,700
1976 129,626 52,507 77,119
1977 140,384 60,476 79,908
1978 170,236 NA NA
1979 191,836 NA NA
1980 213,426 89,713 123,713
1981 235,622 93,279 142,343
1982 267,740 109,626 158,115
1983 292,308 111,097 181,211
1984 299,228 119,532 179,696
1985 313,539 128,653 184,886
1986 344,136 132,903 211,233
1987 380,142 156,607 223,535
1988 402,987 196,920 206,067
1989 442,559 227,091 215,468
1990 485,028 185,105 299,923
1991 579,847 223,613 356,233
1992 687,458 245,980 441,478
1993 793,901 312,746 481,154
1994 864,472 340,844 523,628
1995 909,803 NA NA
1996 970,552 NA NA
1997 959,154 NA NA
1998 1,131,599 NA NA
1999 1,129,780 NA NA
2000 1,425,248 NA NA
2001 1,500,000 NA NA
2002 1,702,873 NA NA
2003 1,800,000 NA NA
2004 1,943,013 NA NA
2005 2,022,203 NA NA
2006 2,002,501 NA NA
2007 2,038,011 NA NA
2008 2,067,899 NA NA
2009 4 2,241,722
2010 2,349,232
2011 2,179,443
2012 2,335,103
2013 2,585,725
2014   2,639,034  
1 Includes state administrative costs.
2 Includes cash funds, trust funds, and other.
3 Data from Census Bureau which does not provide separate federal contributions.
4 Total state and local welfare expenditures, which includes tederal contributions.
NA - not available
Sources: Nebraska Department of Social Services, Annual Report,
and U.S. Census Bureau, Government Finances, annual
by Nebraska Databook
Last Updated: 07/27/16
e-mail: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov