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6 Core Crown Expense Tables

($ million) 2002 Actual 2003 Actual 2004 Actual 2005 Actual 2006 Actual 2007 Forecast 2008 Forecast 2009 Forecast 2010 Forecast 2011 Forecast
Social security and welfare 13,485 13,907 14,252 14,682 15,598 16,891 17,698 18,172 18,788 19,437
GSF 1,409 2,625 660 2,442 1,671 645 629 587 549 525
Health 7,032 7,501 8,111 8,813 9,547 10,486 11,613 11,634 11,665 11,662
Education 6,473 7,016 7,585 7,930 9,914 9,622 9,719 9,835 9,912 9,998
Core government services 1,540 1,780 1,741 2,217 2,169 3,237 2,479 2,506 2,556 2,672
Law and order 1,733 1,734 1,843 1,977 2,235 2,581 2,836 2,818 2,836 2,829
Defence 1,162 1,199 1,311 1,275 1,383 1,533 1,641 1,686 1,773 1,883
Transport and communications 989 1,408 1,461 1,635 1,818 2,505 2,792 2,796 2,566 2,476
Economic and industrial services 1,013 1,054 1,192 1,444 1,592 1,681 2,276 2,651 3,001 3,239
Primary services 304 355 368 394 467 477 494 484 477 472
Heritage, culture and recreation 434 515 634 991 1,194 884 977 867 870 868
Housing and community 93 102 139 163 202 279 304 286 270 268
Other 110 75 52 32 49 112 80 80 80 80
Finance costs 2,118 2,360 2,252 2,274 2,356 2,270 2,244 2,180 2,098 2,243
Net foreign exchange (gains)/losses 75 118 7 ( 35) (295)  ..   ..   ..   ..   .. 
New operating spending up to Budget 2008  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  80 314 329 398 460
Forecast new operating spending  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  1,908 3,838 5,786
Top Down Expense adjustment  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  ( 500)  ..   ..   ..   .. 
Core Crown expenses 37,970 41,749 41,608 46,234 49,900 53,283 56,096 58,819 61,677 64,898

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.1 – Social security and welfare expenses
($ million) 2002 Actual 2003 Actual 2004 Actual 2005 Actual 2006 Actual 2007 Forecast 2008 Forecast 2009 Forecast 2010 Forecast 2011 Forecast
Welfare benefits 12,614 12,884 13,181 13,326 14,246 15,524 16,291 16,774 17,372 18,028
Social rehabilitation & compensation 87 146 118 152 145 163 164 171 174 179
Departmental expenses 657 666 705 781 858 986 866 859 848 835
Other non-departmental expenses 127 211 248 423 349 218 377 368 394 395
Social security and welfare expenses 13,485 13,907 14,252 14,682 15,598 16,891 17,698 18,172 18,788 19,437

Source: The Treasury

 

Table 6.2 – New Zealand superannuation and welfare benefit expenses
($ million) 2002 Actual 2003 Actual 2004 Actual 2005 Actual 2006 Actual 2007 Forecast 2008 Forecast 2009 Forecast 2010 Forecast 2011 Forecast
New Zealand Superannuation 5,450 5,642 5,889 6,083 6,414 6,807 7,292 7,605 7,998 8,440
Domestic Purposes Benefit 1,501 1,520 1,569 1,547 1,493 1,467 1,456 1,454 1,467 1,491
Unemployment Benefit 1,369 1,274 1,084 831 712 615 497 471 484 500
Accommodation Supplement 720 706 702 750 843 882 909 928 955 986
Invalids Benefit 832 914 976 1,026 1,073 1,136 1,201 1,253 1,305 1,353
Sickness Benefit 375 421 470 510 541 573 608 642 679 714
Disability Allowance 224 241 257 267 261 270 279 289 301 314
Transitional Retirement Benefit 97 47 11 ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. 
Income Related Rents 274 296 340 370 395 434 465 495 527 559
Family Tax Credit 848 862 833 846 1,285 1,779 1,964 1,998 1,995 1,989
Child Tax Credit 157 143 155 141 154 44 8 4 1 .. 
Special Benefit 49 82 140 175 162 105 67 51 44 40
In Work Tax Credit ..  ..  ..  ..  70 461 560 571 572 574
Benefits paid in Australia 159 121 103 91 80 71 58 51 49 41
Paid Parental Leave ..  56 63 76 96 121 128 131 139 146
Other benefits 559 559 589 613 667 759 799 831 856 881
Welfare benefit expenses 12,614 12,884 13,181 13,326 14,246 15,524 16,291 16,774 17,372 18,028

Source: The Treasury

 

Table 6.3 – Beneficiary numbers
(Thousands) 2002 Actual 2003 Actual 2004 Actual 2005 Actual 2006 Actual 2007 Forecast 2008 Forecast 2009 Forecast 2010 Forecast 2011 Forecast
New Zealand Superannuation 448 454 461 469 482 495 506 516 529 543
Domestic Purposes Benefit 110 110 110 109 106 100 96 94 92 92
Unemployment Benefit 140 126 104 78 64 53 41 38 38 38
Accommodation Supplement 270 261 249 243 249 252 251 255 260 266
Invalids Benefit 62 67 70 74 76 78 81 83 86 88
Sickness Benefit 35 38 42 45 47 48 50 52 54 55

Source: The Treasury

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