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Core Crown Expense Tables

Core Crown Expense Tables
($millions) 2008
Actual
2009
Actual
2010
Actual
2011
Actual
2012
Actual
2013
Forecast
2014
Forecast
2015
Forecast
2016
Forecast
2017
Forecast
Social security and welfare 17,877 19,382 21,185 22,005 22,028 22,893 23,595 24,110 24,534 25,246
GSF pension expenses 690 655 328 305 192 278 274 306 347 380
Health 11,297 12,368 13,128 13,753 14,160 14,526 14,950 14,880 14,910 14,888
Education 9,551 11,455 11,724 11,650 11,654 12,355 12,389 12,462 12,556 12,610
Core government services 3,371 5,293 2,974 5,563 5,428 5,572 4,637 4,277 4,278 4,203
Law and order 2,894 3,089 3,191 3,382 3,403 3,511 3,561 3,450 3,508 3,481
Defence 1,562 1,757 1,814 1,809 1,736 1,822 1,933 1,900 1,952 1,857
Transport and communications 2,244 2,663 2,345 2,281 2,232 2,352 2,162 2,219 2,147 2,218
Economic and industrial services 2,889 2,960 2,806 2,542 2,073 2,052 2,152 2,093 2,112 2,125
Primary services 541 534 507 706 648 684 818 725 698 669
Heritage, culture and recreation 561 586 630 741 863 842 854 808 801 799
Housing and community development 260 297 339 943 ( 46) 317 335 320 261 200
Environmental protection 546 416 651 1,225 769 519 496 428 440 430
Other 254 118 80 479 425 657 728 477 704 704
Finance costs 2,460 2,429 2,311 3,066 3,511 3,557 3,622 3,928 3,883 4,273
Forecast for future new spending  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  42 461 1,324 2,347 3,408
Top-down expense adjustment  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  ( 330) ( 600) ( 250) ( 300) ( 300)
Core Crown expenses 56,997 64,002 64,013 70,450 69,076 71,649 72,367 73,457 75,178 77,191

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.1 - Social security and welfare expenses
($millions) 2008
Actual
2009
Actual
2010
Actual
2011
Actual
2012
Actual
2013
Forecast
2014
Forecast
2015
Forecast
2016
Forecast
2017
Forecast
Welfare benefits (see below) 16,288 17,366 18,961 19,781 20,375 20,842 21,610 21,968 22,602 23,293
Social rehabilitation and compensation 199 336 331 119 81 107 173 159 153 156
Departmental expenses 850 1,092 1,130 1,127 1,122 1,183 1,174 1,140 1,122 1,120
Child support impairment 193 205 371 281 72 318 392 408 229 253
Other non-departmental expenses1 347 383 392 697 378 443 246 435 428 424
Social security and welfare expenses 17,877 19,382 21,185 22,005 22,028 22,893 23,595 24,110 24,534 25,246
  1. Other non-departmental expenses and other expenses include costs associated with the Canterbury earthquakes.

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.2 - Welfare benefit expenses
($millions) 2008
Actual
2009
Actual
2010
Actual
2011
Actual
2012
Actual
2013
Forecast
2014
Forecast
2015
Forecast
2016
Forecast
2017
Forecast
New Zealand Superannuation 7,348 7,744 8,290 8,830 9,584 10,235 10,894 11,495 12,102 12,712
Jobseeker Support and Emergency Benefit ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  1,773 1,867 1,858 1,850
Supported living payment ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  1,392 1,435 1,443 1,456
Sole parent support ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  1,288 1,341 1,366 1,391
Domestic Purposes Benefit 1,478 1,530 1,693 1,757 1,811 1,738 67 ..  ..  .. 
Invalid's Benefit 1,216 1,260 1,303 1,306 1,325 1,329 53 ..  ..  .. 
Sickness Benefit 582 613 710 743 775 782 32 ..  ..  .. 
Unemployment Benefit 458 586 930 943 883 806 29 ..  ..  .. 
Family Tax Credit 1,897 2,062 2,168 2,139 2,071 2,047 2,026 1,993 1,950 1,932
Other working for families tax credits 614 619 628 616 599 572 539 521 511 510
Accommodation Assistance 891 989 1,154 1,197 1,195 1,178 1,191 1,211 1,228 1,244
Income-Related Rents 465 512 522 553 580 637 662 683 719 762
Disability Assistance 278 390 411 409 401 385 380 377 376 376
Benefits paid in Australia 58 50 45 40 37 22 19 15 12 34
Paid Parental Leave 135 143 154 154 158 167 176 183 196 196
Childcare Assistance 150 159 178 188 188 186 184 183 184 184
War Disablement Pensions 134 125 137 135 128 126 122 124 124 118
Veteran's Pension 161 176 179 178 177 171 167 159 154 148
Other benefits 423 408 459 593 463 461 616 381 379 380
Benefit expenses 16,288 17,366 18,961 19,781 20,375 20,842 21,610 21,968 22,602 23,293

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.2 - Welfare benefit expenses (continued)
Beneficiary numbers
(Thousands)
2008
Actual
2009
Actual
2010
Actual
2011
Actual
2012
Actual
2013
Forecast
2014
Forecast
2015
Forecast
2016
Forecast
2017
Forecast
New Zealand Superannuation 508 522 540 561 585 612 637 660 682 704
Jobseeker Support and Emergency Benefit ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  143 143 139 137
Supported living payment ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  94 92 91 91
Sole parent support ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  83 81 81 81
Domestic Purposes Benefit 97 101 110 114 114 109 ..  ..  ..  .. 
Invalid's Benefit 82 86 88 88 87 87 ..  ..  ..  .. 
Sickness Benefit 48 50 58 60 60 60 ..  ..  ..  .. 
Unemployment Benefit 37 48 78 80 73 74 ..  ..  ..  .. 
Accommodation Supplement 245 267 312 320 311 305 304 305 305 306

Source: Ministry of Social Development

From July 2013, changes to the benefit system and existing benefit categories will take place. Three new categories of benefit; Supported living payment, Sole parent support and Jobseeker Support and Emergency Benefit; will replace the following existing categories: Domestic Purposes Benefit, Invalid's Benefit, Unemployment Benefit, Sickness Benefit and Widow's Benefit. Due to the changes, there is no historical data for the new benefit categories and no forecast data for the existing categories beyond July 2013.

Table 6.3 - Health expenses
($millions) 2008
Actual
2009
Actual
2010
Actual
2011
Actual
2012
Actual
2013
Forecast
2014
Forecast
2015
Forecast
2016
Forecast
2017
Forecast
Departmental outputs 206 206 211 199 186 172 184 185 185 185
Health services purchasing (see below) 10,503 11,354 12,077 12,530 13,018 13,355 13,717 13,626 13,613 13,614
Other non-departmental outputs 97 98 106 120 119 233 285 263 271 253
Health payments to ACC 463 667 691 849 744 719 715 758 791 786
Other expenses 28 43 43 55 93 47 49 48 50 50
Health expenses 11,297 12,368 13,128 13,753 14,160 14,526 14,950 14,880 14,910 14,888

Source: The Treasury

Table 6.4 - Health services purchasing
($millions) 2008
Actual
2009
Actual
2010
Actual
2011
Actual
2012
Actual
2013
Forecast
2014
Forecast
2015
Forecast
2016
Forecast
2017
Forecast
Payments to District Health Boards 9,312 10,038 10,670 11,133 11,542 11,942 12,179 12,164 12,157 12,164
National disability support services 834 889 930 971 1,029 1,036 1,103 1,089 1,089 1,089
Public health services purchasing 357 427 477 426 447 377 435 373 367 361
Health services purchasing 10,503 11,354 12,077 12,530 13,018 13,355 13,717 13,626 13,613 13,614

Source: The Treasury

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