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Budget | 2015-16

Budget 2015-16
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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)
2014‑15                  
General public services - - 5,020 - - - - - 5,020
Public order and safety 73,121 51,311 111,038 22,702 17,752 6,836 9,834 40,992 333,586
Education 5,392,235 4,271,826 3,535,477 1,737,664 1,251,423 403,899 296,551 340,002 17,230,515
Health 5,364,261 4,144,251 3,265,442 1,887,221 1,189,379 375,610 317,541 261,114 16,804,819
Social security and welfare 470,782 789,372 346,008 365,552 110,401 34,629 28,968 49,228 2,194,940
Housing and community amenities 533,314 380,368 464,738 417,523 159,839 49,023 26,253 172,577 2,203,635
Recreation and culture - - - - - 1,500 - - 1,500
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 98,273 258,214 44,472 1,626 98,317 26,853 4,778 11,245 543,778
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 1,679,748 487,561 1,222,122 1,100,585 140,474 56,989 48,499 119,444 4,870,422
Other economic affairs - 5,623 2,894 2,952 1,938 875 1,033 971 16,286
Other purposes 17,655,203 12,464,526 12,231,407 2,570,395 5,139,001 2,000,225 1,184,966 3,231,720 57,503,156
Total payments to the states 31,266,937 22,853,052 21,228,618 8,106,220 8,108,524 2,956,439 1,918,423 4,227,293 101,707,657
less payments 'through' the states 3,165,537 2,581,460 2,084,118 1,029,206 751,308 209,225 193,779 151,316 10,167,387
less financial assistance grants for local government 711,667 538,752 450,732 280,990 152,694 72,221 48,674 32,971 2,288,701
less payments direct 'to' local government 97,090 77,550 175,200 54,177 29,680 11,440 - 5,600 450,737
equals total payments 'to' the states for own-purpose expenses 27,292,643 19,655,290 18,518,568 6,741,847 7,174,842 2,663,553 1,675,970 4,037,406 88,800,832
2015-16
General public services - - 11,980 - - - - - 11,980
Public order and safety 85,471 63,318 52,726 30,935 20,892 7,888 11,122 80,792 353,144
Education 5,565,659 4,519,628 3,821,607 1,855,592 1,307,585 421,429 307,112 359,891 18,162,476
Health 5,360,262 4,346,074 3,346,277 1,895,299 1,227,101 389,682 327,338 292,442 17,184,475
Social security and welfare 504,956 842,269 324,393 417,676 114,808 36,257 26,989 29,237 2,315,665
Housing and community amenities 493,783 369,791 452,383 291,575 144,691 33,193 33,182 298,401 2,116,999
Recreation and culture - - - - - - - - -
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 199,722 273,947 52,955 671 104,407 54,410 3,647 1,740 706,499
Mining, manufacturing and construction - 5,000 - - 5,000 - - - 10,000
Transport and communication 2,048,718 694,067 1,517,302 702,864 438,576 143,073 27,151 162,845 6,762,596
Other economic affairs 2,750 4,227 4,588 1,883 1,237 875 858 872 17,290
Other purposes 18,056,614 13,295,751 13,469,678 2,226,539 5,669,486 2,307,327 1,119,445 3,369,369 60,070,110
Total payments to the states 32,317,935 24,414,072 23,053,889 7,423,034 9,033,783 3,394,134 1,856,844 4,595,589 107,711,234
less payments 'through' the states 3,258,866 2,740,951 2,212,486 1,105,865 805,408 221,527 210,254 159,811 10,717,368
less financial assistance grants for  local government 711,292 539,597 450,475 282,012 151,956 71,791 48,562 33,016 2,288,701
less payments direct 'to'  local government 193,600 144,800 142,400 102,400 50,380 22,800 - 11,200 667,580
equals total payments 'to' the states for  own-purpose expenses 28,154,177 20,988,724 20,248,528 5,932,757 8,026,039 3,078,016 1,598,028 4,391,562 94,037,585
2016‑17                  
General public services - - - - - - - - -
Public order and safety 83,985 63,683 53,729 31,338 21,034 7,906 11,310 75,740 348,725
Education 6,038,013 4,843,003 4,140,655 1,980,176 1,390,164 451,012 326,559 375,001 19,548,604
Health 5,618,499 4,367,207 3,455,548 1,984,042 1,265,438 399,555 346,849 253,064 17,690,202
Social security and welfare 557,043 464,287 378,632 212,967 128,396 39,971 39,544 30,219 1,872,705
Housing and community amenities 492,497 368,768 444,014 267,560 130,087 32,602 24,854 217,913 1,978,295
Recreation and culture - - - - - - - - -
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 141,681 189,634 48,085 - 116,133 28,002 27,327 1,500 556,362
Mining, manufacturing and construction - 5,000 - - 5,000 - - - 10,000
Transport and communication 3,145,262 555,171 2,419,737 828,769 517,584 156,430 11,461 84,510 9,203,924
Other economic affairs 5,327 2,570 3,052 2,014 1,300 894 870 893 16,920
Other purposes 18,776,694 13,900,405 15,400,683 1,961,747 6,301,955 2,407,623 1,172,672 3,466,198 63,954,342
Total payments to the states 34,859,001 24,759,728 26,344,135 7,268,613 9,877,091 3,523,995 1,961,446 4,505,038 115,180,079
less payments 'through' the states 3,458,671 2,945,337 2,348,097 1,187,995 847,430 236,042 216,716 165,788 11,408,324
less financial assistance grants for local government 709,615 539,959 450,805 284,320 151,097 71,308 48,541 33,056 2,288,701
less payments direct 'to' local government 96,800 71,200 71,200 51,200 24,140 11,400 - 5,600 331,540
equals total payments 'to' the states for own-purpose expenses 30,593,915 21,203,232 23,474,033 5,745,098 8,854,424 3,205,245 1,696,189 4,300,594 101,151,514
2017-18                  
General public services - - - - - - - - -
Public order and safety 78,405 59,340 52,101 29,507 19,530 7,080 10,979 66,171 323,113
Education 6,135,260 4,932,681 4,191,552 2,112,580 1,419,160 446,378 329,291 363,227 19,934,174
Health 5,782,246 4,554,252 3,684,935 2,094,880 1,274,346 395,694 298,773 223,361 18,308,487
Social security and welfare 680,468 493,957 398,938 229,850 134,885 41,995 72,512 31,495 2,104,430
Housing and community amenities 449,174 341,101 387,239 240,856 107,903 28,508 22,357 198,896 1,776,034
Recreation and culture - - - - - - - - -
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 97,984 69,120 27,640 - 26,486 10,253 30,327 1,000 266,810
Mining, manufacturing and construction - 4,562 - - 4,562 - - - 9,124
Transport and communication 2,254,489 453,761 2,075,013 752,212 394,510 67,827 9,774 42,311 7,426,897
Other economic affairs 3,026 2,744 3,197 2,127 1,353 917 893 916 15,173
Other purposes 19,807,860 14,698,245 16,952,338 1,664,918 6,721,386 2,524,176 1,269,372 3,386,342 67,533,566
Total payments to the states 35,288,912 25,609,763 27,772,953 7,126,930 10,104,121 3,522,828 2,044,278 4,313,719 117,697,808
less payments 'through' the states 3,567,556 3,073,998 2,424,190 1,231,006 875,882 241,713 220,201 170,381 11,807,199
less financial assistance grants for local government 737,890 563,169 470,176 298,800 156,593 73,817 50,567 34,501 2,385,513
less payments direct 'to' local government   96,800 71,200  71,200  51,200 24,140 11,400 - 5,600 331,540
equals total payments 'to' the states for own-purpose expenses     30,886,666 21,901,396 24,807,387 5,545,924 9,047,506 3,195,898 1,773,510 4,103,237 103,173,556
2018-19                  
General public services - - - - - - - - -
Public order and safety 79,447 60,207 53,016 30,150 19,751 7,148 11,251 60,008 320,978
Education 6,187,765 5,057,377 4,224,219 2,270,024 1,461,534 440,105 338,436 341,335 20,322,365
Health 6,005,394 4,749,210 3,840,475 2,205,563 1,317,884 390,922 310,875 224,434 19,044,757
Social security and welfare 1,732,944 607,784 501,718 282,331 422,873 51,816 46,208 34,869 3,680,543
Housing and community amenities 438,525 346,848 280,159 160,939 96,275 28,553 22,690 14,640 1,388,629
Recreation and culture - - - - - - - - -
Fuel and energy - - - - - - - - -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 9,902 47,300 12,539 - 11,486 7,572 17,998 2,000 110,797
Mining, manufacturing and construction - - - - - - - - -
Transport and communication 1,379,223 286,301 1,206,352 521,706 251,178 76,909 9,285 34,431 4,860,385
Other economic affairs 772 1,139 1,364 890 433 169 140 169 5,076
Other purposes 21,002,509 15,662,564 17,835,055 1,940,345 6,959,585 2,592,268 1,334,593 3,495,232 71,230,916
Total payments to the states 36,836,481 26,818,730 27,954,897 7,411,948 10,540,999 3,595,462 2,091,476 4,207,118 120,964,446
less payments 'through' the states 3,578,952 3,133,382 2,434,769 1,248,286 887,578 240,033 224,010 171,984 11,920,564
less financial assistance grants for local government 767,622 587,589 490,550 314,083 162,362 76,449 52,697 36,023 2,487,375
less payments direct 'to' local government 96,800 71,200 71,200 51,200 24,140 11,400 - 5,600 331,540
equals total payments 'to' the states for own-purpose expenses 32,393,107 23,026,559 24,958,378 5,798,379 9,466,919 3,267,580 1,814,769 3,993,511 106,224,967

(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.