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Core Crown Expense Tables

Core Crown Expense Tables
($million) 2007
Actual
2008
Actual
2009
Actual
2010
Actual
2011
Actual
2012
Forecast
2013
Forecast
2014
Forecast
2015
Forecast
2016
Forecast
Social security and welfare 16,768 17,877 19,382 21,185 22,005 22,236 23,239 23,794 24,365 25,307
GSF pension expenses 645 690 655 328 305 190 329 356 413 453
Health 10,355 11,297 12,368 13,128 13,753 14,130 14,745 14,630 14,611 14,583
Education 9,269 9,551 11,455 11,724 11,650 11,883 12,387 12,213 12,289 12,420
Core government services 4,816 3,371 5,293 2,974 5,563 4,943 6,537 4,649 4,298 4,339
Law and order 2,699 2,894 3,089 3,191 3,382 3,494 3,558 3,448 3,436 3,505
Defence 1,517 1,562 1,757 1,814 1,809 1,818 2,016 1,877 1,875 1,871
Transport and communications 2,405 2,244 2,663 2,345 2,281 2,366 2,174 2,041 2,107 1,992
Economic and industrial services 1,595 2,889 2,960 2,839 2,609 2,099 2,134 1,910 1,844 1,862
Primary services 438 541 534 507 706 677 832 731 726 695
Heritage, culture and recreation 844 1,107 1,002 1,281 1,966 2,015 1,548 1,452 1,625 1,800
Housing and community development 255 260 297 306 876 103 328 307 307 256
Other 68 254 118 80 479 489 491 532 530 531
Finance costs 2,329 2,460 2,429 2,311 3,066 3,553 3,766 3,971 4,266 4,224
Forecast for future new spending  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  87 348 1,141 2,370 3,568
Top-down expense adjustment  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  ( 450) ( 700) ( 150) ( 150) ( 150)
Core Crown expenses 54,003 56,997 64,002 64,013 70,450 69,633 73,732 72,902 74,912 77,256

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.1 - Social security and welfare expenses
($million) 2007
Actual
2008
Actual
2009
Actual
2010
Actual
2011
Actual
2012
Forecast
2013
Forecast
2014
Forecast
2015
Forecast
2016
Forecast
Welfare benefits 15,435 16,288 17,366 18,961 19,781 20,452 21,134 21,742 22,491 23,414
Social rehabilitation and compensation 163 199 336 331 119 81 107 128 119 109
Departmental expenses 845 850 1,092 1,130 1,127 1,138 1,102 1,080 1,055 1,051
Child support impairment 183 193 205 371 281 112 422 401 268 316
Other non-departmental expenses1 142 347 383 392 697 453 474 443 432 417
Social security and welfare expenses 16,768 17,877 19,382 21,185 22,005 22,236 23,239 23,794 24,365 25,307

1: Other non-departmental expenses in the 2011 actuals include costs associated with the Canterbury earthquakes.

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.2 - New Zealand superannuation and welfare benefit expenses
($million) 2007
Actual
2008
Actual
2009
Actual
2010
Actual
2011
Actual
2012
Forecast
2013
Forecast
2014
Forecast
2015
Forecast
2016
Forecast
New Zealand Superannuation 6,810 7,348 7,744 8,290 8,830 9,587 10,243 10,867 11,583 12,369
Domestic Purposes Benefit 1,468 1,478 1,530 1,693 1,757 1,818 1,820 1,841 1,880 1,919
Unemployment Benefit 613 458 586 930 943 888 881 849 788 737
Invalid's Benefit 1,132 1,216 1,260 1,303 1,306 1,326 1,321 1,327 1,341 1,353
Family Tax Credit 1,699 1,897 2,062 2,168 2,139 2,111 2,113 2,065 2,040 2,062
Accommodation Supplement 877 891 989 1,154 1,197 1,203 1,243 1,271 1,288 1,310
Sickness Benefit 573 582 613 710 743 774 781 803 830 858
Disability Allowance 270 278 390 411 409 403 366 360 362 365
Income-Related Rents 434 465 512 522 553 589 626 672 719 771
In Work Tax Credit 461 563 584 595 585 568 565 533 507 503
Child Tax Credit 44 11 6 4 3 2 2 1 1 .. 
Special Benefit 106 71 ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. 
Benefits paid in Australia 71 58 50 45 40 37 22 19 15 12
Paid Parental Leave 122 135 143 154 154 156 163 170 180 197
Childcare Assistance 139 150 159 178 188 189 191 190 193 196
War Disablement Pensions 122 134 125 137 135 129 124 119 115 111
Veteran's Pension 143 161 176 179 178 176 172 167 162 158
Other benefits 351 392 437 488 621 496 501 488 487 493
Benefit expenses 15,435 16,288 17,366 18,961 19,781 20,452 21,134 21,742 22,491 23,414

Source: The Treasury

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