Budget 2017 - Health

This table outlines the New Zealand Government's planned health spending for the 2017/18 budget year.

Actual spending for the previous four years is on the left.

The numbers are are drawn together from the Vote Health Links to the primary sources used, from Treasury's website, can be found at the bottom of the page.

Please note that some of the allocation titles have been shortened for the sake of space. Also the Food Safety component included in previous budget totals is no longer included under the heading of Health. 

Figures for each allocation are in millions of NZ$.

 

Actual 2013/14 Actual 2014/15 Actual 2015/16 Actual 2017/18 Health: Budget 2017/18 %
NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m   NZ$m  
      6.252 Health Sector Projects Operating Expenses    
      75.974 Repayment of District Health Board Loans    
15.981 6.092     Medical Treatment    
    0.391 1.709 Rangatahi Maori Suicide Prevention    
81.884 82.586 83.571   Science and Innovation: Health and Society Research    
41.550       Health and Safety Services    
0.230 0.242     National Advisory and Support Services    
    0.246 0.202 Related Services to Ministers - ACC 0.301 0.0
      0.320 Auckland Health Projects Integrated Investment Plan 0.650 0.0
        He Ratonga Hauora Matua (Targeted Health Services) 1.000 0.0
0.836 0.607 0.959 0.778 Legal Expenses 1.028 0.0
0.420 0.179 0.082 0.925 Ex-Gratia Payments and Comprehensive Medical Assessments for Vietnam Veterans 1.100 0.0
        Arai Whakamomori Rangatahi Maori (Rangatahi Maori Suicide Prevention) 1.500 0.0
0.718 1.197 1.289 1.727 ACC - Public Health Acute Services - Treatment Injuries for Non-Earners 1.776 0.0
1.582 1.480 1.639 2.030 International Health Organisations 2.030 0.0
    1.892 2.070 Policy Advice - ACC 2.426 0.0
4.550 4.661 4.592 4.606 Ministerial servicing 4.702 0.0
4.697 4.195 4.066 3.328 National Maori Health Services 6.828 0.0
8.962 13.851 10.534 5.418 National Health Information Systems 8.236 0.0
16.726 9.107 11.867 12.304 ACC - Case Management and Supporting Services - Treatment Injuries for Non-Earners 14.459 0.1
15.486 16.217 16.113 15.903 Policy Advice 16.289 0.1
18.301 17.908 17.907 17.818 Payment Services 17.340 0.1
17.670 15.735 18.205 16.065 Problem Gambling Services 17.521 0.1
25.455 24.393 22.709 23.434 Provider Development 24.289 0.1
23.980 22.910 22.739 22.333 Regulatory and Enforcement Services 24.694 0.1
22.927 21.171 24.518 26.607 National Contracted Services - Other 28.720 0.2
26.995 27.583 27.510 28.746 Monitor & Protect Health & Disability Consumer Int. 28.746 0.2
28.626 31.252 31.790 33.764 Managing the Purchase of Services 36.213 0.2
        ACC - Supporting Equitable Pay for Care and Support Workers 44.900 0.3
46.456 49.900 47.050 48.272 Sector Planning and Performance 47.426 0.3
51.116 50.338 50.109 54.178 Health Sector Information Services 51.618 0.3
47.590 45.626 53.114 69.169 National Mental Health Services 62.183 0.4
85.233 84.748 105.563 84.950 National Personal Health Services 84.057 0.5
78.821 82.538 83.559 83.401 National Child Health Services 85.001 0.5
44.112 87.061 85.994 87.863 Workplace Relations and Safety - Workplace Health and Safety 92.968 0.5
      85.125 Science and Innovation: Health Research Fund 92.986 0.6
95.490 97.105 95.540 100.550 National Emergency Services 109.958 0.7
129.308 72.300 94.439 117.832 ACC - Rehabilitation Entitlements and Services - Treatment Injuries for Non-Earners 128.131 0.7
117.472 119.604 121.928 124.489 West Coast DHB 128.823 0.8
119.820 122.511 128.179 130.946 Wairarapa DHB 136.657 0.8
141.096 143.848 144.589 152.347 National Maternity Services 146.767 0.8
141.540 144.332 147.136 154.032 Tairawhiti DHB 160.113 0.9
161.180 164.568 167.795 171.495 South Canterbury DHB 178.097 1.0
169.280 176.560 176.252 184.514 Health Workforce Training 186.745 1.1
161.290 154.935 179.615 185.294 Primary Health Care Strategy 195.405 1.1
198.470 202.295 206.464 210.551 Whanganui DHB 218.859 1.3
        Supporting Equitable Pay for Care and Support Workers 279.000 1.6
286.172 296.853 310.715 284.706 ACC - Public Health Acute Services 293.858 1.7
273.225 278.253 284.778 298.534 Lakes DHB 310.096 1.8
297.728 304.188 318.643 324.724 Taranaki DHB 338.959 1.9
301.566 289.972 323.180 347.205 National Elective Services 346.517 2.0
350.076 357.834 365.331 372.955 Hutt DHB 388.121 2.2
396.050 396.571 372.112 386.311 Public Health Service Purchasing 405.471 2.3
368.535 378.204 394.740 403.203 Nelson-Marlborough DHB 418.304 2.4
426.971 435.492 457.148 470.212 Hawkes Bay DHB 484.193 2.8
448.449 458.021 467.256 482.764 MidCentral DHB 499.456 2.9
476.203 487.868 511.786 536.635 Northland DHB 557.165 3.2
507.060 438.593 522.008 595.259 ACC - Rehabilitation Entitlements and Services 630.766 3.6
594.254 614.392 638.060 664.890 Bay of Plenty DHB 694.230 4.0
672.682 678.807 690.915 702.655 Capital and Coast DHB 738.901 4.2
759.117 776.461 791.729 818.589 Southern DHB 852.087 4.9
981.493 1,002.406 1,042.740 1,088.800 Waikato DHB 1,134.739 6.5
1,086.767 1,126.061 1,167.483 1,183.365 National Disability Support 1,208.374 6.9
1,081.812 1,092.298 1,118.297 1,195.267 Auckland DHB 1,239.980 7.1
1,252.765 1,268.439 1,314.527 1,335.697 Canterbury DHB 1,375.372 7.9
1,208.599 1,246.364 1,274.349 1,321.735 Manukau DHB 1,377.805 7.9
1,258.963 1,311.848 1,349.320 1,391.675 Waitemata DHB 1,450.808 8.3
             
$15,174.3 $15,338.6 $15,905.1 $16,552.5 Totals: $17,414.7 100%

 

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Included within the various DHB budgets under the Health Vote is Pharmac's expenditure totalling $795 mln.

In the 2016 budget $124 mln was allocated for Pharmac 

Sources:

Health: https://budget.govt.nz/budget/2017/by/vote/index.htm

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