Calibrated to the $220.5 billion in all funds spending under the enacted New York State budget for the 2023 fiscal year, the Empire Center’s “Spend-O-Meter” spins at the following rates:

$6,987.37 per second

$419,242.36 per minute

$25,154,541.35 per hour

$604,109,589 per day

$4,225,962,948 per week

$18,375,000,000 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.

Copyright 2006 Total Consulting Strategies, Inc.


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