Budget 2011 - Defence

Budget 2011 - Defence

This table outlines the New Zealand Government's planned defence spending for the 2011/12 budget year.

Actual spending for the previous four years is on the left and includes, for the sake of comparison, the previous Labour Government's final spending in 2008.

The numbers are drawn together from the Vote Communication Security and Intelligence, Vote Security Intelligence, Vote Defence, Vote Defence Force and Vote Veteran's Affairs Defence Force.

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 2007/08 Actual 2008/09 Actual 2009/10 Forecast 2010/11 Defence: Budget 2011/12 %
NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m NZ$m   NZ$m  
0.000 0.000 90.000 0.000 Revaluation losses 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.000 3.300 0.000 Asset write-offs 0.000 0.0%
0.000 3.969 1.691 0.000 Support to Limited Service Volunteer Scheme 0.000 0.0%
14.120 0.337 0.000 0.000 Miscellaneous support activities 0.000 0.0%
32.807 36.887 38.115 73.926 Intelligence & Security Department expenses & capital expenditure 0.000 0.0%
147.284 167.563 173.995 0.000 Maritime Patrol Forces 0.000 0.0%
0.000 0.037 0.014 0.010 Interest concessions land and buildings 0.007 0.0%
0.000 0.000 0.018 0.031 Special annuities 0.026 0.0%
0.000 0.015 0.250 0.250 Debt write-down for benefits & unrequited expenses 0.250 0.0%
0.238 0.000 0.352 0.315 Ministry of Defence - capital expenditure 0.285 0.0%
0.000 0.000 0.000 0.500 Disposal of decommissioned assets 0.500 0.0%
0.745 0.605 0.746 0.746 Development and maintenance of services cemeteries 0.746 0.0%
0.964 1.544 1.877 1.277 Support for veterans and their families 1.277 0.0%
1.187 0.598 2.000 1.977 Ex-gratia/support payments for Vietnam vets 1.400 0.0%
1.797 1.822 1.906 1.592 Audit and Assessment of Performance 1.956 0.1%
3.182 1.859 2.350 2.450 Policy and administration 2.153 0.1%
0.000 0.000 0.000 2.750 Maintenance of assets awaiting sale 2.250 0.1%
0.000 1.668 2.046 2.810 Support to Mutual Assistance Programme 2.790 0.1%
0.000 3.177 3.586 3.555 Support to New Zealand Cadet Forces 3.559 0.1%
2.399 5.052 5.977 5.994 Services and payments to veterans 5.977 0.2%
3.676 6.295 4.637 4.033 Management of equipment procurement 6.019 0.2%
4.003 4.075 4.865 4.910 Policy advice 6.414 0.2%
0.000 7.364 7.297 6.198 Support to Service Military Museums 6.454 0.2%
0.000 0.000 7.092 14.171 Support to youth development 12.444 0.4%
15.007 16.473 16.628 15.384 Military hydrography, and hydrographic data collection for LINZ 13.863 0.4%
10.388 13.517 14.340 15.795 Military Policy Development, Coordination and Advice 17.181 0.5%
0.000 19.181 22.458 20.633 Medical treatment 22.723 0.7%
26.582 27.917 26.491 24.592 Mine countermeasures and MCM Diving Forces 25.075 0.7%
40.694 43.261 59.142 0.000 Communications Security and Intelligence 56.423 1.7%
66.333 77.492 95.626 78.295 Operationally deployed forces annual 70.541 2.1%
52.037 60.829 67.114 73.630 Special Operations Forces 74.915 2.2%
78.568 84.214 83.921 89.745 Naval Helicopter Forces 88.748 2.6%
90.365 103.307 108.386 104.849 Naval Support Forces 105.803 3.1%
0.000 124.956 136.702 135.516 War disablement pensions 137.284 4.0%
58.214 79.912 102.196 125.523 Naval Patrol Forces 139.840 4.1%
118.611 128.865 129.734 123.025 Rotary Wing Transport Forces 143.595 4.2%
137.808 151.788 154.182 154.137 Land Combat Service Support Forces 158.141 4.7%
0.000 0.000 0.000 165.650 Airborne surveillance & response forces 176.704 5.2%
173.851 199.245 207.441 211.712 Land Combat Support Forces 215.292 6.3%
279.757 144.949 312.967 171.559 Defence equipment 244.284 7.2%
175.356 212.807 228.014 248.843 Fixed Wing Transport Forces 261.010 7.7%
328.980 360.463 385.711 389.889 Land Combat Forces 384.233 11.3%
385.932 400.731 406.876 402.504 Naval Combat Forces 408.199 12.0%
356.586 365.530 389.830 400.000 New Zealand Defence Force - capital expenditure 600.000 17.7%
             
2,607.50 2,858.30 3,299.90 3,078.50 Totals: $3,398.40 100.0%

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Sources:

Communication Security and Intelligence: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11comsec.pdf

Security Intelligence: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11secint.pdf

Defence: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11defen.pdf

Defence Force: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11deffor.pdf

Veteran's Affairs - Defence Force: http://treasury.govt.nz/budget/2011/estimates/est11vetdef.pdf 

 

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