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6   Core Crown Expense Tables

  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
($ million) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
Social security and welfare 13,207 13,485 13,907 14,252 14,682 15,850 17,091 18,225 18,805 19,444
GSF 1,112 1,409 2,625 660 2,442 1,430 1,095 1,079 1,063 1,034
Health 6,660 7,032 7,501 8,111 8,813 9,839 10,261 10,358 10,441 10,475
Education 6,136 6,473 7,016 7,585 7,930 10,033 8,878 9,034 9,059 9,155
Core government services 1,798 1,540 1,780 1,741 2,217 2,182 2,107 2,176 2,171 2,162
Law and order 1,541 1,733 1,734 1,843 1,977 2,193 2,232 2,244 2,252 2,244
Defence 1,242 1,162 1,199 1,311 1,275 1,377 1,430 1,508 1,584 1,670
Transport and communications 905 989 1,408 1,461 1,635 1,893 2,115 2,256 2,416 2,412
Economic and industrial services 1,037 1,013 1,054 1,192 1,444 1,711 1,646 1,798 1,689 1,732
Primary services 279 304 355 368 394 473 421 418 416 417
Heritage, culture and recreation 400 434 515 634 991 1,042 767 765 769 773
Housing and community 50 93 102 139 163 218 260 259 250 241
Other 75 110 75 52 32 51 107 77 77 78
Finance costs 2,304 2,118 2,360 2,252 2,274 2,250 2,147 2,195 2,165 2,118
Net foreign exchange (gains)/losses ( 47) 75 118 7 ( 35) 17  ..   ..   ..   .. 
New operating spending up to Budget 2006  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  106 1,331 1,200 1,190 1,213
Forecast new operating spending  ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   ..   ..  1,814 3,692 5,614
Core Crown Expenses 36,699 37,970 41,749 41,608 46,234 50,665 51,888 55,406 58,039 60,782

Source: The Treasury



Table 6.1 – Social security and welfare expenses
  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
($ million) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
Welfare benefits 12,385 12,614 12,884 13,181 13,326 14,333 15,579 16,692 17,259 17,887
Social rehabilitation & compensation 60 87 146 118 152 148 153 158 164 170
Departmental expenses 618 657 666 705 781 858 829 821 812 812
Other non-departmental expenses 144 127 211 248 423 511 530 554 570 575
Social Security and Welfare Expenses 13,207 13,485 13,907 14,252 14,682 15,850 17,091 18,225 18,805 19,444

Source:The Treasury



Table 6.2 – New Zealand superannuation and welfare benefit expenses
  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
($ million) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
New Zealand Superannuation 5,273 5,450 5,642 5,889 6,083 6,431 6,830 7,210 7,535 8,009
Domestic Purposes Benefit 1,444 1,501 1,520 1,569 1,547 1,485 1,492 1,534 1,555 1,571
Unemployment Benefit ..  1,369 1,274 1,084 831 720 778 908 941 925
Community Wage 1,849 ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. 
Accommodation Supplement 795 720 706 702 750 834 864 907 926 939
Invalids Benefit 745 832 914 976 1,026 1,076 1,136 1,203 1,259 1,318
Sickness Benefit ..  375 421 470 510 542 581 622 658 696
Disability Allowance 210 224 241 257 267 262 277 296 312 331
Transitional Retirement Benefit 127 97 47 11 ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. 
Income Related Rents 161 274 296 340 370 396 416 435 453 473
Family Support 878 848 862 833 846 1,369 1,824 2,178 2,208 2,208
Child Tax Credit 161 157 143 155 141 161 44 15 13 11
Special Benefit 40 49 82 140 175 154 77 36 16 8
In Work Payment ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  51 295 356 361 361
Benefits paid in Australia 171 159 121 103 91 80 71 58 57 48
Paid Parental Leave ..  ..  56 63 76 99 121 128 134 139
Other benefits 531 559 559 589 613 673 773 806 831 850
Welfare Benefit Expenses 12,385 12,614 12,884 13,181 13,326 14,333 15,579 16,692 17,259 17,887

Source: The Treasury



Table 6.3 – Beneficiary numbers
  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
(Thousands) Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast Forecast
New Zealand Superannuation 449 448 454 461 469 483 496 507 518 532
Domestic Purposes Benefit 110 110 110 110 109 105 102 102 102 101
Unemployment Benefit ..  140 126 104 78 65 67 75 77 74
Community Wage 189 ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. 
Accommodation Supplement 297 270 261 249 243 249 256 265 268 269
Invalids Benefit 58 62 67 70 74 76 78 81 83 85
Sickness Benefit ..  35 38 42 45 47 49 50 52 54

Source:The Treasury

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