Social welfare expenditures, fiscal year 1977.

  • Alma McMillan
  • Published 1978 in
    Research and statistics note - Social Security…
In fiscal year 1978, social welfare expenditures under public laws reached $394.5 billion, a 9.1-percent increase over the previous year. When adjusted for price and population changes, the total was only 2.5 percent higher in "real" terms. Per capita real expenditures rose by 1 percent in 1978, compared with an increase of 2 percent in 1977. For the second… CONTINUE READING