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Federal Contract Awards by Extent of Competition

Table shows amounts in billions of dollars, and is sorted by FY 2015 dollars.
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Competition categoryFY 2006FY 2007FY 2008FY 2009FY 2010FY 2011FY 2012FY 2013FY 2014FY 2015FY 2006-2015FY 2015 Rank
Full and open competition$165.8$192.1$233.0$224.4$229.5$231.8$226.5$202.7$197.6$188.2$2,091.61
Not competed$121.5$129.1$145.6$140.9$130.1$147.3$139.0$128.1$113.8$116.6$1,312.22
Competed after exclusion of sources$52.6$48.6$54.8$63.7$80.7$80.6$78.0$74.1$79.0$80.4$692.53
Full and open competition, but only one bid$46.4$50.0$56.9$60.9$59.6$48.7$40.8$35.0$33.9$30.7$462.84
Not available for competition$22.5$26.0$28.8$33.1$32.7$28.9$33.9$23.1$21.2$22.7$272.75
Follow-on to previous contract$4.6$3.5$3.5$3.1$2.3$1.4$0.9$0.2$0.2$0.2$20.16
Unknown$18.5$19.4$18.7$14.5$3.5$1.2$0.7$0.4$0.1$0.2$77.37
Total$431.9$468.8$541.2$540.6$538.4$540.0$519.9$463.6$445.8$439.0$4,929.2--

Federal Contract Awards by Type of Competition

Table shows amounts in billions of dollars, and is sorted by FY 2015 dollars.
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Extent competedFY 2006FY 2007FY 2008FY 2009FY 2010FY 2011FY 2012FY 2013FY 2014FY 2015FY 2006-2015FY 2015 Rank
Full and Open Competition$205.3$233.0$279.0$267.4$292.0$287.2$275.6$247.5$243.9$233.5$2,564.21
Not Competed$116.2$123.2$140.4$135.1$124.5$142.0$134.6$123.6$108.4$111.0$1,258.92
Full and Open Competition after exclusion of sources$44.0$41.3$46.3$54.6$59.4$55.0$53.3$48.0$50.4$50.1$502.53
Not Available for Competition$22.5$26.0$28.8$33.1$32.7$28.9$33.9$23.1$21.2$22.7$272.74
Competed under SAT (Simplified Acquisition Threshold)$2.0$1.3$1.7$2.6$7.6$11.1$11.2$13.1$13.9$14.6$79.25
Not Competed, under SAT (Simplified Acquisition Threshold)$1.4$1.4$1.7$1.2$3.6$4.4$3.8$4.2$5.2$5.6$32.46
Competitive Delivery Order$13.4$15.1$17.7$24.5$10.9$7.9$5.1$3.2$2.2$1.1$101.07
Follow On to Competed Action$4.6$3.5$3.5$3.1$2.3$1.4$0.9$0.2$0.2$0.2$20.18
Non-Competitive Delivery Order$4.0$4.6$3.5$4.6$1.9$1.0$0.7$0.3$0.2$0.1$20.99
Invalid or blank Invalid or blank help link$18.5$19.4$18.7$14.5$3.5$1.2$0.7$0.4$0.1$0.2$77.3--
Total$431.9$468.8$541.2$540.6$538.4$540.0$519.9$463.6$445.8$439.0$4,929.2--

The contracts database is compiled from government data last released on 06/15/2016

The data was obtained from the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) - Next Generation database via the U.S. government site Usaspending.gov.