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5512.0 - Government Finance Statistics, Australia, 2009-10 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/04/2011   
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GENERAL GOVERNMENT EXPENSES BY PURPOSE


GENERAL GOVERNMENT EXPENSES BY PURPOSE

Total General Government expenses for all levels of government were $459,650m in 2009-10. The major contributors were expenditure on Social security and welfare (26%), Health (19%) and Education (16%).

GENERAL GOVERNMENT EXPENSES BY PURPOSE, Commonwealth and State(a)

Cwth
NSW
Vic
Qld
SA
WA
Tas
NT
ACT
Total(b)
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

General public services
15 433
1 702
873
1 893
308
385
201
105
438
25 229
Defence
19 349
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
19 349
Public order and safety
3 844
5 721
4 125
3 413
1 387
2 456
405
470
301
22 275
Education
Primary and secondary
20 744
11 739
8 894
7 467
3 163
4 719
973
723
694
39 099
University
9 177
60
103
4
72
29
1
14
23
18 266
Technical and further education
2 074
1 649
1 924
764
438
510
202
77
103
5 861
Other tertiary
-
-
-
-
49
-
-
31
-
74
Other
3 714
1 743
958
1 135
137
392
83
56
55
8 161
Total
35 709
15 191
11 880
9 371
3 860
5 650
1 260
901
875
71 461
Health
Acute care institutions
13 120
10 794
8 831
7 088
3 771
3 271
885
574
648
36 030
Other health institutions
-
41
62
275
-
161
32
13
6
587
Community health services
20 117
2 487
1 699
2 070
307
783
228
236
166
28 075
Pharmaceutical
9 654
188
176
-
9
421
-
29
17
10 490
Other
8 634
739
770
835
286
392
67
46
80
11 258
Total
51 525
14 250
11 538
10 267
4 373
5 028
1 212
899
918
86 441
Social security and welfare
Social security
91 561
296
293
-
93
-
4
-
-
92 247
Welfare services
14 388
3 976
2 961
2 358
758
1 263
319
229
186
24 947
Other
3 183
178
-
40
103
-
13
2
-
4 031
Total
109 133
4 450
3 255
2 399
953
1 263
336
231
186
121 226
Housing and community amenities
Housing and community development
8 227
2 926
2 345
1 263
1 090
1 191
144
396
165
10 499
Water supply
-
134
164
-
372
588
-
37
12
2 438
Sanitation and protection of the environment
863
635
391
120
386
102
50
37
37
6 012
Other community amenities
1
-
158
-
20
101
-
1
11
1 491
Total
9 090
3 695
3 059
1 383
1 868
1 982
194
471
225
20 440
Recreation and culture
Recreational facilities and services
786
686
359
511
100
421
111
68
72
5 703
Cultural facilities and services
1 066
528
459
288
175
183
66
78
50
3 977
Broadcasting and film production
1 516
10
-
-
7
12
1
1
-
1 544
Other recreation and culture
3
-
-
107
6
-
-
1
-
293
Total
3 371
1 224
818
907
288
616
178
148
122
11 517
Fuel and energy
8 537
35
21
375
50
312
3
103
14
9 313
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
2 905
954
509
971
210
354
107
58
4
5 463
Mining, manufacturing and construction
1 630
140
33
249
70
154
8
33
17
2 631
Transport and communications
Road transport
5 001
3 637
1 951
2 167
331
894
221
179
229
13 679
Water transport
283
166
13
134
20
25
2
7
-
647
Rail transport
587
3 252
2 402
273
58
82
27
4
-
6 188
Air transport
164
-
-
15
-
19
-
10
-
219
Communications and other transport
718
208
220
1 962
416
515
-
34
14
4 204
Total
6 754
7 262
4 585
4 551
825
1 535
251
234
243
24 937
Other economic affairs
9 062
954
554
955
259
677
144
159
72
13 717
Nominal interest on superannuation
6 687
951
867
1 320
455
338
208
132
217
11 175
Public debt transactions
6 921
1 663
843
812
204
187
18
135
73
11 230
Other
47 763
705
976
915
216
138
59
33
24
3 247
Total
337 713
58 897
43 935
39 778
15 326
21 075
4 584
4 111
3 730
459 650

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) The expenses by purpose data in this table are consistent with the underlying transactions data reported in 5512.0 for each jurisdiction. These data do not necessarily align with the data published by each Treasury. For further information on other differences please see paragraphs 48 to 51 of the Explanatory Notes.
(b) Includes Multi-jurisdictional sector and Local Government expenses by purpose.

GENERAL GOVERNMENT EXPENSES BY PURPOSE, Local

NSW
Vic
Qld
SA
WA
Tas
NT
ACT
Total
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
2009-10
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

General public services
1 673
805
1 942
239
334
92
146
-
5 231
Public order and safety
221
121
98
27
97
6
15
-
585
Education
62
66
12
-
3
-
6
-
150
Health
67
76
56
38
46
13
2
-
298
Social security and welfare
333
925
64
89
124
24
15
-
1 573
Housing and community amenities
2 100
1 262
2 367
338
441
174
130
-
6 812
Recreation and culture
1 151
1 059
801
301
621
94
44
-
4 071
Fuel and energy
-
-
1
9
-
1
2
-
13
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
-
4
10
12
-
-
-
-
27
Mining, manufacturing and construction
144
-
87
29
36
-
5
-
301
Transport and communications
1 721
1 126
2 032
319
720
170
40
-
6 129
Other economic affairs
294
315
160
71
89
26
68
-
1 023
Public debt transactions
187
41
168
29
17
5
1
-
449
Other
753
86
105
105
147
22
12
-
1 230
Total
8 705
5 886
7 904
1 608
2 677
628
484
-
27 891

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)


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