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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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This table shows the expenses of the general government sector according to the purposes served by the expenditure. All expenses from the Operating Statement are included. Education and health continue to be the major areas of expenditure, while interest expenses (public debt transactions) are falling.

STATE GENERAL GOVERNMENT EXPENSES BY PURPOSE, Tasmania

1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01

Purpose
$m
$m
$m

General public services
122
119
148
Public order and safety
191
198
217

Education
Primary and secondary education
482
569
581
Technical and further education
82
83
85
Other education
59
24
24
Total
622
675
690

Health
471
521
552
Social security and welfare
143
143
162
Housing and community amenities
94
83
135
Recreation and culture
101
92
108
Fuel and energy
4
5
4
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
87
82
50
Mining, manufacturing and construction
5
8
8
Transport and communications
126
166
161
Other economic affairs
89
117
125
Nominal interest on superannuation
69
68
67
Public debt transactions
189
157
124
Other
35
36
26
Total
2,351
2,470
2,578

Source: Government Finance Statistics, Australia (Cat. no. 5512.0) and ABS data available on request, Government Finance Statistics Collection.


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