Calibrated to the $239,168,000,000 in all funds spending under the enacted New York State budget for the 2025 fiscal year, the Empire Center’s “Spend-O-Meter” spins at the following rates:

$7,584 per second

$455,038 per minute

$27 million per hour

$655 million per day

$4.6 billion per week

$20 billion per month


Viewing this on a mobile phone? The spend-o-meter is best viewed in landscape mode



New York’s All Funds budget includes revenues from both state and federal sources.

The Spend-O-Meter calculates the amount based on the “clock time” of the viewer’s computer. Viewers with incorrect time setting or malfunctioning computer clocks may see inaccurate numbers.

Use the Empire Center’s State Budget Tool to see where the money is going.

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