Australian Government, 2013-14 Budget
Budget

Appendix B: Total Payments to the States by Government Finance Statistics (GFS) Function

Table B.1: Total payments to the States by GFS function
$'000 NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT Total(a)
2012‑13                  
General public services 26,638 6,883 17,194 2,891 6,105 1,874 1,610 860 64,055
Public order and safety 69,232 48,055 52,872 21,389 16,846 6,174 13,032 27,125 254,725
Education 4,799,368 3,722,905 3,069,315 1,542,034 1,153,800 346,766 258,276 246,389 15,138,853
Health 4,780,339 3,733,411 3,101,420 1,538,687 1,133,127 351,293 232,339 214,878 15,085,494
Social security and welfare 602,934 744,828 350,967 311,209 175,393 58,562 25,140 46,624 2,315,657
Housing and community amenities 536,149 380,237 435,087 244,153 133,376 56,005 29,204 193,955 2,008,166
Recreation and culture - - - - - 6,000 2,040 - 8,040
Fuel and energy 4,882 1,230 5,661 1,310 3,619 1,252 1,194 1,704 20,852
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 77,044 60,506 28,855 20,493 89,288 83,468 991 13,081 373,726
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 1,102,577 875,512 790,954 519,430 175,883 71,513 3,829 80,772 3,620,470
Other economic affairs 824 3,478 4,153 2,729 1,397 252 474 693 14,000
Other purposes 15,438,199 11,515,577 11,651,596 3,178,830 4,628,855 1,781,382 1,030,922 2,766,327 53,052,403
Total payments to the States 27,438,186 21,092,622 19,508,074 7,383,155 7,517,689 2,764,541 1,599,051 3,592,408 91,956,441
less payments 'through' the States 2,686,900 2,321,687 1,775,562 881,365 692,661 181,292 163,716 136,692 8,839,875
less financial assistance grants for local government 687,459 518,285 433,849 267,091 148,543 70,378 46,940 31,656 2,204,201
less payments direct 'to' local government 142,847 84,446 94,687 70,758 27,735 13,700 293 6,290 440,756
equals total payments 'to' the States for own-purpose expenses 23,920,980 18,168,204 17,203,976 6,163,941 6,648,750 2,499,171 1,388,102 3,417,770 80,471,609
Table B.1: Total payments to the States by GFS function (continued)
$'000 NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT Total(a)
2013‑14                  
General public services 80,828 1,987 53,001 24,005 12,789 3,924 2,549 1,802 180,885
Public order and safety 69,645 49,723 79,961 21,704 16,897 6,256 13,242 45,820 303,248
Education 4,991,666 3,977,556 3,324,925 1,673,781 1,204,702 369,311 277,400 292,692 16,112,033
Health 5,008,967 3,964,840 3,263,651 1,779,028 1,089,939 368,119 267,811 236,562 15,978,917
Social security and welfare 627,066 809,208 376,726 353,213 204,976 47,943 32,974 78,120 2,530,226
Housing and community amenities 513,387 325,418 469,611 339,393 134,817 34,291 24,073 178,653 2,174,613
Recreation and culture - - - - - - 991 - 991
Fuel and energy 2,383 5,437 4,552 3,412 924 246 382 615 17,951
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 150,146 164,960 44,366 11,063 49,837 38,800 490 1,581 461,243
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 1,768,811 1,323,414 1,004,373 520,055 150,953 87,871 56,609 93,481 5,005,567
Other economic affairs - - - - - - - - -
Other purposes 15,967,283 11,614,992 11,101,412 2,638,915 4,688,963 1,837,101 1,083,529 2,772,351 52,534,753
Total payments to the States 29,180,182 22,237,535 19,722,578 7,364,569 7,554,797 2,793,862 1,760,050 3,701,677 95,300,427
less payments 'through' the States 3,633,048 2,940,327 2,481,896 1,220,740 913,063 265,241 208,967 208,856 11,872,138
less financial assistance grants for local government 353,868 267,282 223,928 138,399 76,399 36,158 24,225 16,326 1,136,585
less payments direct 'to' local government 170,308 82,109 91,896 58,694 25,578 13,271 7 10,029 451,892
equals total payments 'to' the States for own-purpose expenses 25,022,958 18,947,817 16,924,858 5,946,736 6,539,757 2,479,192 1,526,851 3,466,466 81,839,812
Table B.1: Total payments to the States by GFS function (continued)
$'000 NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT Total(a)
2014‑15                  
General public services 32,955 6,216 5,050 2,767 1,795 545 416 256 50,000
Public order and safety 68,821 48,745 99,445 21,872 17,183 6,385 9,499 40,521 312,471
Education 5,060,602 4,112,969 3,526,858 1,751,855 1,222,716 393,390 282,340 322,992 16,673,722
Health 5,384,273 4,202,182 3,401,718 1,894,543 1,137,623 365,495 299,344 257,622 16,942,800
Social security and welfare 629,819 448,146 387,132 191,329 212,271 48,854 30,702 61,036 2,009,289
Housing and community amenities 490,080 336,635 439,658 315,700 125,113 32,713 33,402 162,608 1,935,909
Recreation and culture - - - - - - - - -
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 136,663 218,178 40,864 2,276 61,584 29,558 548 525 490,196
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 1,621,631 1,076,159 1,678,497 424,402 145,320 86,909 73,733 32,786 5,139,437
Other economic affairs - - - - - - - - -
Other purposes 17,387,016 12,374,474 12,121,991 2,391,143 4,912,675 2,039,567 1,213,686 3,001,404 56,268,244
Total payments to the States 30,811,860 22,823,704 21,701,213 6,995,887 7,836,280 3,003,416 1,943,670 3,879,750 99,822,068
less payments 'through' the States 4,488,142 3,659,585 3,158,860 1,551,298 1,096,017 353,493 257,852 266,066 14,831,313
less financial assistance grants for local government 734,849 557,145 466,938 290,469 158,396 74,811 50,540 33,904 2,367,052
less payments direct 'to' local government 100,370 73,688 83,223 52,321 30,354 11,615 167 5,702 357,440
equals total payments 'to' the States for own-purpose expenses 25,488,499 18,533,286 17,992,192 5,101,799 6,551,513 2,563,497 1,635,111 3,574,078 82,266,263
Table B.1: Total payments to the States by GFS function (continued)
$'000 NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT Total(a)
2015‑16                  
General public services - - - - - - - - -
Public order and safety 70,130 49,671 46,314 22,289 17,508 6,503 9,755 41,383 263,553
Education 5,306,680 4,386,725 3,822,853 1,870,408 1,271,803 413,986 292,923 342,255 17,707,633
Health 5,855,363 4,511,468 3,658,355 2,042,195 1,265,510 436,622 336,167 263,441 18,369,121
Social security and welfare 694,714 500,371 412,178 215,165 234,217 53,946 35,990 62,579 2,209,160
Housing and community amenities 451,176 342,889 433,504 278,756 117,190 32,897 23,861 155,224 1,835,497
Recreation and culture - - - - - - - - -
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 104,437 195,078 35,077 708 38,210 19,956 417 255 394,138
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 1,346,128 974,633 1,211,852 521,177 415,018 106,784 28,205 30,444 4,634,241
Other economic affairs - - - - - - - - -
Other purposes 18,446,199 13,218,259 12,484,646 2,659,537 5,003,966 2,227,889 1,297,497 3,117,096 59,270,561
Total payments to the States 32,274,827 24,179,094 22,104,779 7,610,235 8,363,422 3,298,583 2,024,815 4,012,677 104,683,904
less payments 'through' the States 4,721,699 3,950,841 3,466,496 1,676,849 1,150,772 376,368 268,919 285,030 15,896,974
less financial assistance grants for local government 764,645 581,896 487,825 305,450 164,545 77,553 52,829 35,276 2,470,019
less payments direct 'to' local government 99,957 73,693 90,226 52,334 26,950 11,612 167 5,701 360,640
equals total payments 'to' the States for own-purpose expenses 26,688,526 19,572,664 18,060,232 5,575,602 7,021,155 2,833,050 1,702,900 3,686,670 85,956,271
Table B.1: Total payments to the States by GFS function (continued)
$'000 NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT Total(a)
2016‑17                  
General public services - - - - - - - - -
Public order and safety 71,465 50,616 47,199 22,713 17,840 6,624 10,017 40,527 267,001
Education 5,863,499 4,852,395 4,272,080 2,051,567 1,373,877 452,193 314,555 363,036 19,543,202
Health 6,265,143 4,912,999 4,031,156 2,274,080 1,382,906 407,122 383,839 266,275 19,923,520
Social security and welfare 764,312 556,320 474,218 240,748 257,737 58,715 45,586 65,120 2,462,756
Housing and community amenities 456,308 349,241 412,758 256,421 113,991 33,165 24,326 234,208 1,880,418
Recreation and culture - - - - - - - - -
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 72,621 174,559 33,264 37 8,127 17,193 347 15 306,163
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 812,477 577,945 1,236,138 722,025 255,365 117,138 29,303 190,495 3,940,886
Other economic affairs - - - - - - - - -
Other purposes 19,339,871 13,964,415 13,114,687 2,943,106 5,210,924 2,285,371 1,359,681 3,187,398 62,222,059
Total payments to the States 33,645,696 25,438,490 23,621,500 8,510,697 8,620,767 3,377,521 2,167,654 4,347,074 110,546,005
less payments 'through' the States 5,189,889 4,352,400 3,858,848 1,826,892 1,233,147 408,454 286,286 309,113 17,465,029
less financial assistance grants for local government 795,001 607,212 509,165 320,898 170,799 80,325 55,170 36,672 2,575,242
less payments direct 'to' local government 99,957 73,693 73,226 52,334 24,850 11,612 167 5,701 341,540
equals total payments 'to' the States for own-purpose expenses 27,560,849 20,405,185 19,180,261 6,310,573 7,191,971 2,877,130 1,826,031 3,995,588 90,164,194

(a) Total column may not equal sum of State totals. There is no basis on which to estimate State allocations for a number of payments, which are not reflected in State totals.

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