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Budget 2015-16
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Appendix H - Historical budget and net financial worth data

This table provides historical data and forward estimates for Australian Government General Government Sector cash receipts, cash payments, the underlying cash balance and net financial worth. More comprehensive information is provided in Budget Paper No. 1, Budget Strategy and Outlook Statement 10.

Receipts(a) Payments(b)

Underlying  cash balance(c)

Net financial worth(d)
$m

Per cent
of GDP

$m

Per cent
of GDP

$m

Per cent
of GDP

$m

Per cent
of GDP

1984‑85 58,817 25.0 64,853 27.6 -6,037 -2.6 na na
1985-86 66,206 25.4 71,328 27.4 -5,122 -2.0 na na
1986-87 74,724 26.1 77,158 27.0 -2,434 -0.9 na na
1987-88 83,491 25.8 82,039 25.3 1,452 0.4 na na
1988-89 90,748 24.7 85,326 23.2 5,421 1.5 na na
1989-90 98,625 24.4 92,684 22.9 5,942 1.5 na na
1990-91 100,227 24.2 100,665 24.3 -438 -0.1 na na
1991-92 95,840 22.7 108,472 25.6 -12,631 -3.0 na na

1992-93

97,633 22.0 115,751 26.1 -18,118 -4.1 na na
1993-94 103,824 22.2 122,009 26.1 -18,185 -3.9 na na
1994-95 113,458 22.9 127,619 25.7 -14,160 -2.9 na na
1995-96 124,429 23.5 135,538 25.6 -11,109 -2.1 na na
1996-97 133,592 24.0 139,689 25.1 -6,099 -1.1 na na
1997-98 140,736 23.9 140,587 23.9 149 0.0 na na
1998-99 152,063

24.5

148,175 23.9 3,889 0.6 na na
1999-00 166,199 25.2 153,192 23.2 13,007 2.0 -67,036 -10.1
2000-01 182,996 25.9 177,123 25.1 5,872 0.8 -71,876 -10.2
2001-02 187,588 24.9 188,655 25.0 -1,067 -0.1 -78,032 -10.4
2002-03 204,613 25.5 197,243 24.6 7,370 0.9 -82,931 -10.4
2003-04 217,775 25.3 209,785 24.3 7,990 0.9 -72,389 -8.4
2004-05 235,984 25.6 222,407 24.1 13,577 1.5 -58,882 -6.4
2005-06 255,943 25.6 240,136 24.1 15,757 1.6 -59,763 -6.0

2006-07

272,637 25.1 253,321 23.3 17,190 1.6 -35,696 -3.3
2007-08 294,917 25.0 271,843 23.1 19,754 1.7 -14,690 -1.2
2008-09 292,600 23.3 316,046 25.1 ‑27,013 -2.1 -71,490 -5.7
2009-10 284,662 22.0 336,900 26.0 ‑54,494 -4.2 ‑144,485 -11.2
2010-11 302,024 21.5 346,102 24.6 ‑47,463 -3.4 ‑198,787 -14.1
2011-12 329,874 22.2 371,032 24.9 ‑43,360 -2.9 ‑355,834 -23.9
2012-13 351,052 23.1

367,204

24.1 ‑18,834 -1.2 ‑312,724 -20.6
2013-14 360,322 22.8 406,430 25.7 ‑48,456 -3.1 ‑370,331 -23.4
2014‑15 (e) 377,309 23.5 415,000 25.9 ‑41,121 -2.6 ‑350,096 -21.8
2015‑16 (e) 397,980 24.0 429,836 25.9 ‑35,115 -2.1 ‑383,538 -23.2
2016‑17 (e) 422,461 24.2 444,923 25.5 ‑25,836 -1.5 ‑405,998 -23.3
2017‑18 (p) 453,595 24.7 464,292 25.3 ‑14,396 -0.8 ‑415,241 -22.6
2018‑19 (p) 488,233 25.2 491,101 25.3 ‑6,905 -0.4 ‑417,754 -21.6

(a) Receipts are equal to cash receipts from operating activities and sales of non-financial assets.

(b) Payments are equal to cash payments for operating activities, purchases of non-financial assets and net acquisition of assets under finance leases.

(c) Underlying cash balance is equal to receipts less payments, less net Future Fund earnings. For the purposes of consistent comparison with years prior

(d) Net financial worth is equal to financial assets less total liabilities.

(e) Estimates.

(p) Projections.

Note: Full historical series going back to 1970-71 are available in Budget Paper No. 1, Budget Strategy and Outlook, Statement 10.