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6 Core Crown Expense Tables[13]

  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
($ million) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
Social security and welfare 13,907 14,252 14,682 15,598 16,768 18,071 18,898 19,566 20,175 21,212
GSF 541 591 718 761 645 714 652 625 610 582
Health 7,501 8,111 8,813 9,547 10,355 11,343 12,586 12,538 12,522 12,526
Education 7,016 7,585 7,930 9,914 9,269 10,046 10,524 10,892 11,096 11,217
Core government services 2,130 2,091 2,567 2,507 4,816 3,222 3,448 3,508 3,678 3,728
Law and order 1,734 1,843 1,977 2,235 2,699 2,943 3,101 3,078 3,085 3,086
Defence 1,199 1,311 1,275 1,383 1,517 1,566 1,741 1,800 1,891 1,964
Transport and communications 1,408 1,461 1,635 1,818 2,405 2,290 2,823 2,731 2,635 2,488
Economic and industrial services 1,054 1,192 1,444 1,592 1,595 2,828 3,244 3,281 3,414 3,461
Primary services 355 368 394 467 438 565 520 499 494 499
Heritage, culture and recreation 515 634 991 891 844 1,123 1,769 1,322 1,502 1,485
Housing and community development 102 139 163 202 255 282 334 302 299 297
Other 75 52 32 49 68 84 83 83 83 83
Finance costs 2,360 2,252 2,274 2,356 2,329 2,527 2,406 2,341 2,606 2,648
Net foreign exchange (gains)/losses  ..   ..   ..  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  
Forecast for future new spending  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  249 1,774 3,376 5,117
Top- down expense adjustment  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  ( 240) ( 495) ( 450) ( 450) ( 450)
Core Crown expenses 39,897 41,882 44,895 49,320 54,003 57,364 61,883 63,890 67,016 69,943

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.1 - Social security and welfare expenses
  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
($ million) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
Welfare benefits 12,884 13,181 13,326 14,246 15,435 16,448 16,972 17,608 18,163 19,144
Social rehabilitation & compensation 146 118 152 145 163 199 223 215 221 225
Departmental expenses 666 705 781 858 845 866 1,101 1,091 1,083 1,073
Other non-departmental expenses 211 248 423 349 325 558 602 652 708 770
Social security and welfare expenses 13,907 14,252 14,682 15,598 16,768 18,071 18,898 19,566 20,175 21,212

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.2 - New Zealand superannuation and welfare benefit expenses
  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
($ million) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
New Zealand Superannuation 5,642 5,889 6,083 6,414 6,810 7,347 7,741 8,196 8,622 9,219
Domestic Purposes Benefit 1,520 1,569 1,547 1,493 1,468 1,475 1,455 1,463 1,469 1,535
Unemployment Benefit 1,274 1,084 831 712 613 455 403 431 419 421
Invalids Benefit 914 976 1,026 1,073 1,132 1,214 1,264 1,298 1,327 1,397
Family Support 862 833 846 1,285 1,699 2,081 2,132 2,132 2,137 2,236
Accommodation Supplement 706 702 750 843 877 888 911 935 953 977
Sickness Benefit 421 470 510 541 573 580 548 538 530 541
Disability Allowance 241 257 267 261 270 278 387 410 433 456
Transitional Retirement Benefit 47 11 ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. 
Income Related Rents 296 340 370 395 434 463 496 527 556 587
In Work Tax Credit ..  ..  ..  70 461 557 587 578 583 605
Child Tax Credit 143 155 141 154 44 10 6 4 3 3
Special Benefit 82 140 175 162 106 71 ..  ..  ..  .. 
Benefits paid in Australia 121 103 91 80 71 58 51 45 38 33
Paid Parental Leave 56 63 76 96 122 137 146 158 167 177
Other benefits 559 589 613 667 755 834 845 893 926 957
Welfare benefit expenses 12,884 13,181 13,326 14,246 15,435 16,448 16,972 17,608 18,163 19,144

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.3 - Beneficiary numbers
  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
(Thousands) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
New Zealand Superannuation 454 461 469 482 495 509 521 535 549 569
Domestic Purposes Benefit 110 110 109 106 100 97 97 96 95 95
Unemployment Benefit 126 104 78 64 52 37 33 35 33 32
Accommodation Supplement 261 249 243 249 251 244 244 248 250 253
Invalids Benefit 67 70 74 76 78 82 86 88 89 90
Sickness Benefit 38 42 45 47 48 48 45 44 43 42

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.4 - GSF pension expenses
  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
($ million) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
Pension expenses 541 591 718 761 645 714 652 625 610 582
GSF pension expenses 541 591 718 761 645 714 652 625 610 582

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.5 - Health expenses
  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
($ million) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
Departmental outputs 148 161 157 174 180 204 224 216 212 210
Health service purchasing 6,783 7,452 8,113 8,805 9,614 10,531 11,704 11,633 11,588 11,557
Other non-departmental outputs 59 71 160 135 99 99 104 98 92 91
Health payments to ACC 482 409 356 372 425 467 511 548 586 624
Other expenses 29 18 27 61 37 42 43 43 44 44
Health expenses 7,501 8,111 8,813 9,547 10,355 11,343 12,586 12,538 12,522 12,526

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.6 - Health service purchasing
  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
($ million) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
Payments to District Health Boards 5,328 6,441 7,262 7,814 8,547 9,339 10,276 10,217 10,184 10,194
National Disability Support Services 1,260 793 620 699 755 834 880 875 875 875
Public Health Service Purchasing 195 218 231 292 312 358 548 541 529 488
Health service purchasing 6,783 7,452 8,113 8,805 9,614 10,531 11,704 11,633 11,588 11,557

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.7 - Education expenses
  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
($ million) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
Early childhood education 373 393 444 555 617 841 917 997 1,065 1,100
Primary and secondary schools 3,449 3,692 3,934 4,153 4,325 4,583 4,876 5,033 5,038 5,052
Tertiary funding 2,470 2,535 2,496 4,047 3,322 3,623 3,737 3,890 4,023 4,097
Departmental expenses 621 679 737 821 875 854 881 865 860 860
Other education expenses 103 286 319 338 130 145 113 107 110 108
Education expenses 7,016 7,585 7,930 9,914 9,269 10,046 10,524 10,892 11,096 11,217

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.8 - Primary and secondary education expenses
  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
($ million) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
Primary 1,749 1,884 1,964 2,062 2,141 2,275 2,423 2,563 2,578 2,591
Secondary 1,269 1,385 1,524 1,618 1,682 1,773 1,893 1,906 1,899 1,900
School transport 103 106 109 118 125 132 139 142 146 150
Special needs support 227 221 231 245 263 280 294 305 304 303
Professional Development 86 84 95 101 104 111 114 104 98 95
Schooling Improvement 15 12 11 9 10 12 13 13 13 13
Primary and secondary education expenses 3,449 3,692 3,934 4,153 4,325 4,583 4,876 5,033 5,038 5,052

Sources: Ministry of Education, The Treasury

 

Notes

  • [13]Historical data contained in the expense tables have been restated on a NZ IFRS basis for material changes.
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