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Budget | 2014-15

Budget 2014-15
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Appendix B: Total Payments to the States by Government Finance Statistics (GFS) Function

The tables in this Appendix provide information on key fiscal indicators at the Commonwealth, State and local levels, and together at the consolidated level.

Table B.1: Total payments to the States by GFS function
$'000 NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT Total(a)
2013‑14                  
General public services 22,197 - 18,463 1,446 4,070 1,561 537 573 48,847
Public order and safety 69,645 49,723 128,461 21,704 16,897 6,256 13,242 45,820 351,748
Education 4,988,167 3,942,149 3,289,545 1,646,400 1,206,131 390,909 275,990 277,205 16,017,163
Health 4,953,073 3,944,494 3,185,772 1,742,601 1,159,562 372,821 305,039 191,887 15,855,248
Social security and welfare 575,509 812,240 371,688 356,872 136,093 43,116 33,056 83,431 2,412,005
Housing and community amenities 554,595 359,325 503,292 357,218 158,959 38,623 28,872 181,317 2,182,201
Recreation and culture - - 156,000 - - - 991 - 156,991
Fuel and energy 2,383 5,437 4,552 3,412 924 246 382 615 17,951
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 111,396 198,748 43,412 10,510 73,689 40,468 2,570 1,958 482,751
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 2,138,516 2,960,462 1,080,358 347,197 123,963 84,214 64,879 91,846 6,891,435
Other economic affairs - 3,222 3,430 2,719 1,239 75 348 357 11,390
Other purposes 16,177,144 11,726,142 11,184,657 2,699,462 4,713,371 1,846,372 1,085,752 2,824,164 53,406,720
Total payments to the States 29,592,625 24,001,942 19,969,630 7,189,541 7,594,898 2,824,661 1,811,658 3,699,173 97,834,450
less payments 'through' the States 2,872,050 2,361,877 1,942,717 959,697 732,878 188,717 174,524 149,713 9,382,840
less financial assistance grants for local government 358,217 270,396 226,636 140,087 77,219 36,543 24,536 16,518 1,150,152
less payments direct 'to' local government 159,240 81,891 390,665 68,448 25,487 11,154 - 8,630 745,515
equals total payments 'to' the States for own-purpose expenses 26,203,118 21,287,778 17,409,612 6,021,309 6,759,314 2,588,247 1,612,598 3,524,312 86,555,943
2014‑15                  
General public services - - 3,000 - - - - - 3,000
Public order and safety 71,308 50,958 110,916 22,171 17,240 6,379 9,494 40,620 334,086
Education 5,095,073 4,080,926 3,511,900 1,745,490 1,235,217 382,679 287,167 330,080 16,669,970
Health 5,044,631 4,054,648 3,375,216 1,853,500 1,143,739 381,963 283,322 283,366 16,420,385
Social security and welfare 466,285 786,398 311,754 356,780 106,140 33,101 28,276 48,183 2,139,992
Housing and community amenities 527,967 369,750 464,908 330,524 150,341 35,608 35,000 172,500 2,086,598
Recreation and culture - - - - - 1,500 - - 1,500
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 144,962 237,387 50,463 2,319 109,495 26,853 4,778 826 577,083
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 1,590,725 1,044,635 1,420,177 721,099 256,449 98,385 58,535 132,138 5,657,143
Other economic affairs - - - - - - - - 11,029
Other purposes 17,521,383 12,394,225 12,278,839 2,591,115 5,108,920 1,983,531 1,185,177 3,199,266 57,245,988
Total payments to the States 30,462,334 23,018,927 21,527,173 7,622,998 8,127,541 2,949,999 1,891,749 4,206,979 101,146,774
less payments 'through' the States 2,951,431 2,453,017 2,028,863 1,013,886 730,098 195,836 187,892 146,987 9,709,448
less financial assistance grants for local government 710,734 538,278 450,580 280,931 152,544 72,125 48,638 32,907 2,286,737
less payments direct 'to' local government 115,891 90,214 187,329 67,966 33,928 12,721 989 6,222 515,260
equals total payments 'to' the States for own-purpose expenses 26,684,278 19,937,418 18,860,401 6,260,215 7,210,971 2,669,317 1,654,230 4,020,863 88,635,329
2015‑16                  
General public services - - 7,000 - - - - - 7,000
Public order and safety 72,551 51,839 46,740 22,568 17,549 6,491 9,747 41,515 274,000
Education 5,330,093 4,285,976 3,788,471 1,876,440 1,273,247 402,676 295,476 345,675 17,599,531
Health 5,414,838 4,271,278 3,603,725 1,996,427 1,207,967 443,347 306,527 257,052 17,501,161
Social security and welfare 507,028 411,459 328,277 236,222 115,180 36,393 33,015 46,603 1,717,301
Housing and community amenities 454,965 347,643 422,674 277,158 129,675 32,205 23,195 159,580 1,847,095
Recreation and culture - - - - - - - - -
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 172,709 284,888 53,526 671 117,373 19,982 3,647 306 653,102
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 2,186,231 953,090 1,934,254 701,087 641,862 132,781 28,925 134,154 7,990,384
Other economic affairs - - - - - - - - 10,675
Other purposes 18,311,437 13,126,825 13,128,083 2,688,753 5,403,487 2,166,827 1,252,816 3,417,097 60,469,858
Total payments to the States 32,449,852 23,732,998 23,312,750 7,799,326 8,906,340 3,240,702 1,953,348 4,401,982 108,070,107
less payments 'through' the States 3,036,524 2,557,889 2,148,787 1,079,300 760,035 205,916 200,026 153,776 10,143,730
less financial assistance grants for local government 708,768 538,449 451,228 283,517 151,651 71,587 48,643 32,894 2,286,737
less payments direct 'to' local government 212,651 159,714 154,529 109,166 54,628 24,081 989 11,822 727,580
equals total payments 'to' the States for own-purpose expenses 28,491,909 20,476,946 20,558,206 6,327,343 7,940,026 2,939,118 1,703,690 4,203,490 94,912,060
2016‑17                  
General public services - - - - - - - - -
Public order and safety 73,883 52,783 47,625 22,990 17,879 6,612 10,009 40,655 277,436
Education 5,811,135 4,597,945 4,176,533 2,048,138 1,350,927 433,573 310,154 365,740 19,095,674
Health 5,849,826 4,493,890 3,933,659 2,207,960 1,305,320 401,340 337,527 234,279 18,763,801
Social security and welfare 561,298 467,175 384,463 216,860 129,324 40,230 42,256 46,109 1,890,889
Housing and community amenities 458,161 349,195 415,033 255,224 119,802 32,439 23,589 234,338 1,887,781
Recreation and culture - - - - - - - - -
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 121,816 198,534 51,620 - 83,647 10,002 27,327 - 492,946
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 2,957,412 1,044,784 2,161,153 1,058,745 352,666 123,725 12,397 89,507 9,085,389
Other economic affairs - - - - - - - - 10,675
Other purposes 18,966,196 13,795,260 14,384,216 2,779,685 5,849,302 2,220,683 1,303,331 3,603,896 63,884,346
Total payments to the States 34,799,727 24,999,566 25,554,302 8,589,602 9,208,867 3,268,604 2,066,590 4,614,524 115,388,937
less payments 'through' the States 3,239,325 2,759,492 2,322,247 1,179,432 802,232 223,576 207,139 159,721 10,894,693
less financial assistance grants for local government 706,823 538,606 451,866 286,081 150,776 71,059 48,645 32,881 2,286,737
less payments direct 'to' local government 115,851 86,114 83,329 57,966 28,388 12,681 989 6,222 391,540
equals total payments 'to' the States for own-purpose expenses 30,737,728 21,615,354 22,696,860 7,066,123 8,227,471 2,961,288 1,809,817 4,415,700 101,815,967
2017‑18                  
General public services - - - - - - - - -
Public order and safety 72,558 51,390 47,927 23,060 18,112 6,723 10,269 41,552 271,591
Education 5,939,242 4,656,763 4,355,937 2,235,794 1,382,767 440,064 325,037 365,260 19,702,420
Health 6,148,326 4,848,895 3,964,087 2,265,780 1,362,030 405,006 321,345 216,546 19,532,015
Social security and welfare 692,248 498,517 406,831 234,932 136,383 42,328 44,559 38,748 2,097,774
Housing and community amenities 453,239 344,822 417,810 265,813 111,635 31,276 22,684 246,307 1,893,586
Recreation and culture - - - - - - - - -
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 65,521 64,623 19,059 - 26,486 10,253 30,327 - 216,269
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 1,981,296 252,324 1,405,589 653,861 258,043 78,106 9,717 30,517 5,676,453
Other economic affairs - - - - - - - - 10,675
Other purposes 20,018,807 14,742,529 15,132,332 3,066,382 6,077,690 2,276,517 1,360,221 3,692,025 67,294,705
Total payments to the States 35,371,237 25,459,863 25,749,572 8,745,622 9,373,146 3,290,273 2,124,159 4,630,955 116,695,488
less payments 'through' the States 3,390,041 2,915,706 2,471,749 1,259,822 839,325 234,591 213,198 166,817 11,492,805
less financial assistance grants for local government 735,278 561,972 471,986 301,076 156,379 73,578 50,742 34,284 2,385,295
less payments direct 'to' local government 115,851 86,114 83,329 57,966 28,388 12,681 989 6,222 391,540
equals total payments 'to' the States for own-purpose expenses 31,130,067 21,896,071 22,722,508 7,126,758 8,349,054 2,969,423 1,859,230 4,423,632 102,425,848

(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.