Charts

The federal government has a great deal of data on improper payments, including improper payment amounts and rates for over 100 programs, sometimes dating back to 2004. The graphs and charts below represent FY 2016 data and tell a number of stories by displaying the data in a variety of ways. Should you wish to develop your own analyses, the data set from which these charts are derived can be downloaded from our Resources page under the Data heading.

Overpayments vs Underpayments
Overpayments vs Underpayments

Improper Payments by Agency
Improper Payments by Agency

IP Rates Across the Federal Government
IP Rates Across the Federal Government

Top 5 Programs
Top 5 Programs

Percentage Distribution of Improper Payments
Percentage Distribution of Improper Payments

Overpayments Recaptured
Overpayments Recaptured

Government-Wide Improper Payment Root Causes
Government-Wide Improper Payment Root Causes

IPERA Compliance Trend Table
IPERA Compliance Trend Table