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Budget 2020 - Social Development

Budget 2020 - Social Development

This table outlines the New Zealand Government's planned social development spending for the 2020/21 budget year.

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

The numbers are drawn together from the Vote Social Development.

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. 

Figures for each allocation are in millions of NZ$.

Actual
2015/16
Acutal
2016/17
Acutal
2017/18
Actual
2018/19
Actual
2019/20
  Estimate
2020/21
%
NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m   NZ$m  
0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Social Sector Trials 0.0 0.0%
0.0 17.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 Hurunui/Kaikoura Earthquake Employment Support 0.0 0.0%
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12,226.5 Business & Worker Support Subsidy Covid-19 0.0 0.0%
0.0 0.4 0.4 2.0 4.9 Place-Based Initiatives 2.7 0.0%
7.4 0.0 6.3 9.6 12.3 Social Work Support 11.1 0.0%
48.2 63.0 21.6 22.2 37.7 Programs and Support for Children 36.7 0.1%
52.9 13.6 17.5 19.3 121.1 Extra, Historic and Special Circumstance Payments 61.0 0.2%
37.7 44.1 47.6 49.4 67.1 SuperGold Cards & Senior Support 63.1 0.2%
0.0 25.0 86.6 73.0 67.5 Corporate Support Services 67.5 0.2%
785.2 884.1 0.0 30.0 67.2 Housing Services and Support 71.8 0.2%
183.7 152.0 65.4 63.4 67.8 Youth Payments and Support 74.6 0.2%
186.2 175.5 163.6 154.1 145.6 Veterans’ Pension 135.1 0.4%
182.1 198.6 196.1 182.7 150.9 Childcare Assistance 167.3 0.5%
142.9 152.1 165.0 224.9 248.2 Orphan's/Unsupported Child's Benefit 267.8 0.8%
211.3 251.8 242.4 225.7 249.8 Administration & Policy Advice 288.8 0.9%
731.4 659.5 176.6 183.4 243.2 Community Support & Services 290.2 0.9%
382.6 380.9 384.3 390.9 404.1 Disability Assistance 426.5 1.3%
152.3 184.9 207.3 277.3 359.8 Recoverable Assistance 501.0 1.5%
289.6 352.5 354.7 300.2 399.7 Hardship Assistance 622.6 1.9%
660.4 658.6 655.1 690.3 786.5 Improved Employment and Social Outcomes Support 811.3 2.5%
0.0 0.0 0.0 441.3 682.3 Winter Energy Payment 879.6 2.7%
1,153.0 1,158.6 1,116.7 1,114.6 1,234.6 Sole Parent Support 1,577.1 4.8%
1,523.0 1,532.6 1,540.6 1,556.5 1,644.9 Supported Living Payment 1,806.8 5.5%
2,141.1 2,084.7 1,985.0 2,092.7 2,099.7 Student loans, Scholarships and Support 2,357.7 7.1%
1,163.7 1,127.0 0.0 1,247.2 1,935.8 Accommodation Assistance 2,607.2 7.9%
1,674.6 1,699.4 1,700.0 1,856.5 2,375.3 Jobseeker Support and Emergency Benefits 4,523.7 13.7%
12,266.8 13,043.3 13,698.7 14,562.3 15,516.1 New Zealand Superannuation 16,346.0 49.5%
               
23,979 24,861 22,831 25,769 41,149 Total spending 33,997 103%
               
          Less: Recoveries    
1.2 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.5 Maintenance Capitalisation 0.5 0.0%
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.2 Income Related Rent Underpayment Recoveries 2.5 0.0%
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.2 Programme Recoveries 12.8 0.0%
108.7 107.6 105.7 116.1 108.5 Student Loans 112.4 0.3%
284.8 252.7 289.0 315.2 333.5 Overseas Pension Recoveries 351.4 1.1%
319.7 326.2 354.3 363.1 392.6 Benefit Recoveries 503.6 1.5%
               
715 687 750 795 839 Total recoveries 983 3.0%
               
23,264 24,174 22,082 24,975 40,309 Net Social Development 33,014 100%

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Source:

Social Development: https://treasury.govt.nz/publications/data/budget-2020-data-estimates-appropriations-2020-21

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1 Comments

Excellent table Jessica. Its obvious something has to be done with superannuation. If I was under 50 I wouldn't count on it being as it is now.