Government transfer payments to nonmetro areas, 1978 and 2011

Percent of total transfers

Pie chart with 7 items.

Item 1, Retirement/disability 34.8% 34.8.
Item 2, Medical 41.7% 41.7.
Item 3, Income maintenance 11.5% 11.5.
Item 4, Unemployment insurance 3.6% 3.6.
Item 5, Veterans benefits 3.1% 3.1.
Item 6, Education & Training 2.4% 2.4.
Item 7, Other 2.8% 2.8.

Pie chart with 7 items.

Item 1, Retirement/disability 51.7% 51.7.
Item 2, Medical 18.9% 18.9.
Item 3, Income maintenance 10.1% 10.1.
Item 4, Unemployment insurance 4.5% 4.5.
Item 5, Veterans benefits 7.2% 7.2.
Item 6, Education & Training 1.7% 1.7.
Item 7, Other 5.9% 5.9.

Source: USDA, Economic Research Service using data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.