In Real Time




Est. Delayed Salary


Est. WIC Food Vouchers Unpaid

Government Employees

Total Civilian Employees

Total Furloughed

Total Exempt

Furloughed Employees by Department


Government Services Affected

  • Halted
  • At Risk
  • Functioning

About is a search platform and API firehose for big public data. We have been monitoring interruptions in access to public data since the U.S. Government shutdown on October 1, 2013. Additionally, we are handling requests from journalists and civic media hackers for data that is no longer available via Have ideas for projects you can do with public data? Apply for our API contest.

Data Sources

Furloughed employee data from agency contingency plans submitted to OMB, compiled in Google Spreadsheet.

Average employee salary data from Asbury Park Press federal salaries dataset (22MB .zip).

Archived WIC Program food cost data.

Source code and data available on Github.