Table 16.—Revisions to Government Transfer Payments to Persons

[Billions of dollars]

1959 1982 1987 1992 1996 1997 1998
Total revision–2.8–54.0–74.7–106.5–139.1–148.8–166.0
Definitional–2.7–53.7–74.7–105.7–137.3–147.6–156.5
Statistical–.1–.30–.8–1.8–1.2–9.5
Source of revision by component
Federal–1.5–35.3–44.8–59.4–69.9–72.6–83.4
Definitional–1.5–35.3–44.8–59.1–69.6–73.2–75.3
Government employee retirement plans–1.5–35.3–44.8–59.1–69.6–73.2–75.3
Statistical000–.3–.3.6–8.1
State and local–1.3–18.7–29.9–47.1–69.2–76.2–82.6
Definitional–1.2–18.5–29.8–46.6–67.7–74.4–81.2
Government employee retirement plans–1.2–19.3–31.2–48.8–70.7–77.6–84.6
Other0.81.42.23.03.23.4
Statistical–.1–.2–.1–.5–1.5–1.8–1.4