5512.0 - Government Finance Statistics, Australia, 2013-14 Quality Declaration 
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GENERAL GOVERNMENT SECTOR EXPENSES BY PURPOSE


Total general government expenses for Commonwealth and state government were $564,420m in 2013–14. The major contributors were expenditure on social security and welfare (28%), health (19%), education (14%) and general public services (6%).

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

Cwth
NSW
Vic
Qld
SA
WA
Tas
NT
ACT
Total(b)
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

General public services
23 849
1 949
1 125
1 764
349
353
193
121
497
35 038
Defence
21 992
21 992
Public order and safety
4 357
6 416
5 274
3 965
1 554
3 088
430
643
404
26 283
Education
Primary and secondary
14 336
12 384
9 313
8 564
3 375
5 195
1 012
748
776
41 763
University
9 799
114
1
65
17
28
12
22 792
Technical and further education
1 832
1 831
2 225
696
534
624
187
101
99
6 317
Other tertiary
61
1
15
76
Other education
4 082
2 497
1 279
1 472
263
615
93
103
78
10 427
Total education
30 049
16 713
12 931
10 733
4 298
6 451
1 293
995
965
81 375
Health
Acute care institutions
16 709
13 036
10 163
7 214
4 324
4 986
1 014
844
959
42 064
Other health institutions
52
165
83
390
153
52
11
8
860
Community health services
25 086
2 518
2 047
3 310
365
1 029
377
329
214
35 346
Pharmaceutical
10 284
1 123
327
13
542
2
42
18
12 344
Other health
11 628
807
981
1 755
289
626
34
49
66
15 319
Total health
63 757
17 648
13 602
12 669
4 991
7 336
1 479
1 275
1 265
105 933
Social security and welfare
Social security
116 867
413
505
139
10
117 934
Welfare services
19 384
4 542
3 589
2 577
1 163
1 931
396
330
223
32 848
Other social security and welfare
3 945
224
112
18
3
2
4 865
Total social security and welfare
140 196
5 180
4 093
2 690
1 320
1 931
406
332
226
155 648
Housing and community amenities
Housing and community development
3 819
1 424
1 480
1 176
597
1 068
178
431
148
8 202
Water supply
45
151
152
236
672
39
13
2 515
Sanitation and protection of the environment
6 382
780
432
172
295
108
41
29
11
12 219
Other community amenities
8
22
6
1 315
Total housing and community amenities
10 202
2 249
2 071
1 499
1 129
1 870
219
498
178
24 252
Recreation and culture
Recreational facilities and services
1 048
965
297
501
144
570
123
105
98
6 763
Cultural facilities and services
1 248
331
390
300
185
218
62
78
66
4 140
Broadcasting and film production
1 515
9
8
14
1
1
1
1 549
Other recreation and culture
28
48
9
9
1
560
Total recreation and culture
3 811
1 332
687
850
347
802
187
192
166
13 012
Fuel and energy
6 374
28
123
557
36
708
2
110
28
7 945
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
2 399
792
355
597
206
348
131
77
3
4 263
Mining, manufacturing and construction
3 639
181
261
94
216
6
28
16
4 798
Transport and communications
Road transport
5 384
3 470
2 187
3 127
435
1 482
249
201
284
15 972
Water transport
333
114
25
111
24
24
1
15
640
Rail transport
1 595
3 906
3 060
916
59
43
25
4
8
8 005
Air transport
208
11
7
239
Communications and other transport
738
1 245
95
1 682
448
558
5
36
19
4 696
Total transport and communications
8 257
8 734
5 367
5 836
967
2 118
280
263
311
29 553
Other economic affairs
10 804
1 190
1 105
697
242
785
110
139
57
16 052
Nominal interest on superannuation
8 214
1 762
1 052
963
468
297
252
128
300
13 436
Public debt transactions
13 536
2 231
2 138
2 207
300
492
12
210
150
22 009
Other expenses
54 514
1 282
133
828
96
168
75
15
11
2 830
Total expenses
405 949
67 686
50 058
46 116
16 397
26 965
5 075
5 028
4 575
564 420

– 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 SECTOR EXPENSES BY PURPOSE, Local

NSW
Vic
Qld
SA
WA
Tas
NT
ACT
Total
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
2013–14
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

General public services
1 433
1 184
2 649
130
467
128
128
6 118
Public order and safety
338
160
120
36
127
7
19
808
Education
73
99
3
4
4
182
Health
64
155
49
59
62
11
5
405
Social security and welfare
387
932
54
128
173
21
30
1 725
Housing and community amenities
2 787
1 554
2 088
534
614
156
83
7 816
Recreation and culture
1 401
1 317
820
462
808
117
59
4 983
Fuel and energy
6
10
4
1
20
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
3
16
13
33
Mining, manufacturing and construction
196
88
36
36
357
Transport and communications
1 958
1 340
2 445
426
860
176
43
7 248
Other economic affairs
336
385
204
95
111
30
34
1 196
Public debt transactions
242
65
318
34
34
5
1
698
Other expenses
908
136
–181
9
217
23
37
1 149
Total expenses
10 124
7 329
8 677
1 972
3 520
674
444
32 739

– nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)