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Historical Improper Payment Rates for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Fiscal Reporting Year Improper Amount (in Billions) Actual Rate Target Rate
2005 $1.4 5.9% 5.9 %
2006 $1.6 5.8% 5.8 %
2007 $1.8 6.0% 6.5 %
2008 $1.7 5.6% 5.8 %
2009 $1.7 5.0% 5.6 %
2010 $2.2 4.4% 5.0 %
2011 $2.5 3.8% 4.4 %