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6 Core Crown Expense Tables

  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 17,214 17,914 18,315 18,744 19,554 20,426
GSF 2,625 660 2,442 1,671 648 629 603 568 558 545
Health 7,501 8,111 8,813 9,547 10,357 11,480 11,552 11,622 11,623 11,642
Education 7,016 7,585 7,930 9,914 9,261 9,863 9,945 10,009 10,103 10,171
Core government services 1,780 1,741 2,217 2,169 4,469 2,957 2,955 3,042 3,243 3,270
Law and order 1,734 1,843 1,977 2,235 2,748 2,910 2,913 2,904 2,901 2,903
Defence 1,199 1,311 1,275 1,383 1,529 1,641 1,683 1,771 1,880 1,950
Transport and communications 1,408 1,461 1,635 1,818 2,275 2,784 2,849 2,726 2,717 2,946
Economic and industrial services 1,054 1,192 1,444 1,592 1,548 2,710 2,876 3,109 3,273 3,415
Primary services 355 368 394 467 457 527 493 484 480 484
Heritage, culture and recreation 515 634 991 1,194 798 1,072 1,482 1,366 1,371 1,352
Housing and community development 102 139 163 202 275 313 283 268 266 265
Other 75 52 32 49 68 82 82 82 82 82
Finance costs 2,360 2,252 2,274 2,356 2,330 2,804 2,724 2,646 2,825 2,807
Net foreign exchange (gains)/losses 118 7 (35) (295) ..  ..   ..   ..   ..   .. 
Forecast for future new spending  ..   ..   ..   ..    201 2,057 4,015 5,956 7,926
Top-down expense adjustment  ..   ..   ..   ..    ( 750) ( 275) ( 250) ( 200) ( 150)
Core Crown expenses 41,749 41,608 46,234 49,900 53,977 57,137 60,537 63,106 66,632 70,034

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 16,405 16,791 17,224 18,079 18,952
Social rehabilitation & compensation 146 118 152 145 163 164 172 176 181 180
Departmental expenses 666 705 781 858 1,053 918 895 885 834 834
Other non&endash;departmental expenses 211 248 423 349 563 427 457 459 460 460
Social security and welfare expenses 13,907 14,252 14,682 15,598 17,214 17,914 18,315 18,744 19,554 20,426

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 7,343 7,719 8,178 8,712 9,378
Domestic Purposes Benefit 1,520 1,569 1,547 1,493 1,468 1,466 1,481 1,508 1,537 1,575
Unemployment Benefit 1,274 1,084 831 712 612 458 437 449 450 471
Accommodation Supplement 706 702 750 843 877 885 906 927 946 972
Invalids Benefit 914 976 1,026 1,073 1,132 1,195 1,250 1,306 1,358 1,406
Sickness Benefit 421 470 510 541 573 600 607 610 608 609
Disability Allowance 241 257 267 261 270 279 290 303 315 330
Transitional Retirement Benefit 47 11 ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. 
Income Related Rents 296 340 370 395 434 464 495 526 557 590
Family Tax Credit 862 833 846 1,285 1,699 2,023 1,934 1,930 2,032 2,016
Child Tax Credit 143 155 141 154 44 13 12 9 8 8
Special Benefit 82 140 175 162 106 69 53 47 45 45
In Work Tax Credit ..  ..  ..  70 461 593 607 605 615 613
Benefits paid in Australia 121 103 91 80 71 58 51 45 40 34
Paid Parental Leave 56 63 76 96 122 121 134 139 148 155
Other benefits 559 589 613 667 756 838 815 642 708 750
Welfare benefit expenses 12,884 13,181 13,326 14,246 15,435 16,405 16,791 17,224 18,079 18,952

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 454 461 469 482 495 509 521 535 550 569
Domestic Purposes Benefit 110 110 109 106 100 97 95 94 93 93
Unemployment Benefit 126 104 78 64 52 38 34 34 33 34
Accommodation Supplement 261 249 243 249 251 245 247 250 252 256
Invalids Benefit 67 70 74 76 78 80 83 85 87 88
Sickness Benefit 38 42 45 47 48 49 49 48 46 45

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 978 975 1,032 1,392 648 629 603 568 558 545
Revaluation of Unfunded Liability 1,647 (315) 1,410 279 ..  ..  ..  ..  ..  .. 
GSF pension expenses 2,625 660 2,442 1,671 648 629 603 568 558 545

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 148 161 157 174 183 207 193 192 190 190
Health service purchasing 6,783 7,452 8,113 8,805 9,614 10,674 10,723 10,759 10,739 10,758
Other non&endash;departmental outputs 59 71 160 135 99 99 99 92 85 85
Health payments to ACC 482 409 356 372 424 465 501 543 573 573
Other expenses 29 18 27 61 37 35 36 36 36 36
Health expenses 7,501 8,111 8,813 9,547 10,357 11,480 11,552 11,622 11,623 11,642

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 9,582 9,573 9,560 9,547 9,566
National Disability Support Services 1,260 793 620 699 755 840 830 829 828 828
Public Health Service Purchasing 195 218 231 292 312 252 320 370 364 364
Health service purchasing 6,783 7,452 8,113 8,805 9,614 10,674 10,723 10,759 10,739 10,758

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 373 393 444 555 617 800 832 883 934 964
Primary and secondary schools 3,449 3,692 3,934 4,153 4,324 4,495 4,497 4,468 4,460 4,467
Tertiary funding 2,470 2,535 2,496 4,047 3,122 3,302 3,341 3,406 3,462 3,495
Departmental expenses 621 679 737 821 869 863 853 847 846 845
Other education expenses 103 286 319 338 329 403 422 405 401 400
Education expenses 7,016 7,585 7,930 9,914 9,261 9,863 9,945 10,009 10,103 10,171

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 2,214 2,216 2,231 2,230 2,240
Secondary 1,269 1,385 1,524 1,618 1,681 1,748 1,758 1,715 1,709 1,705
School transport 103 106 109 118 125 129 132 135 137 140
Special needs support 227 221 231 245 263 271 272 273 272 271
Professional Development 86 84 95 101 104 120 105 101 98 97
Schooling Improvement 15 12 11 9 10 13 14 13 14 14
Primary and secondary education expenses 3,449 3,692 3,934 4,153 4,324 4,495 4,497 4,468 4,460 4,467
Places (year) 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Primary 469,000 464,000 457,000 457,951 452,000 450,000 452,000 453,000 454,000 460,000
Secondary 265,000 277,000 284,000 288,711 287,000 286,000 283,000 281,000 281,000 280,000

Sources: Ministry of Education, The Treasury

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