Table 1 
Consolidated per capita spending by selected Canadian Classification of Functions of Government, 2017 

Consolidated per capita spending by selected Canadian Classification of Functions of Government, 2017
  Canadian general government Provincial-territorial and local governments Federal government1 Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec
  dollarsdollarsdollarsdollarsdollarsdollarsdollarsdollars
General public services 3,163 1,769 2,455 3,209 1,862 1,685 2,268 2,783
Executive and legislative organs, financial and fiscal affairs and external affairs 432 232 202 601 191 140 187 390
Foreign economic aid 112 0 112 0 0 0 0 0
General services 770 447 346 1,284 704 529 979 502
Basic research 61 0 61 0 0 0 0 0
Public debt transactions 1,626 1,010 620 1,314 960 971 1,097 1,694
General public services n.e.c.2 162 81 1,114 11 7 43 4 198
Defence 500 0 509 0 0 0 0 0
Military defense 442 0 451 0 0 0 0 0
Civil defense 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
Foreign military aid 42 0 42 0 0 0 0 0
Defence n.e.c.2 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
Public order and safety 991 735 315 639 513 779 645 598
Police services 471 337 178 272 217 392 338 296
Fire protection services 134 135 0 79 59 128 87 95
Law courts 166 122 49 134 92 169 74 133
Prisons 129 66 69 85 99 68 57 39
Public order and safety n.e.c.2 91 75 18 68 46 23 90 35
Economic affairs 1,584 1,293 424 1,545 1,625 1,265 1,440 1,350
General economic, commercial, and labour affairs 301 219 167 425 566 533 290 284
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 215 158 83 146 335 128 180 178
Fuel and energy 170 165 13 61 13 71 11 18
Mining, manufacturing and construction 10 10 0 19 7 0 0 25
Transport 693 627 74 834 507 443 870 638
Economic affairs n.e.c.2 196 114 87 62 191 91 90 207
Environmental protection 348 286 68 191 250 282 190 206
Waste management 107 93 15 125 158 147 74 84
Waste water management 99 100 0 19 46 30 68 66
Pollution abatement 45 23 23 9 13 45 12 16
Protection of biodiversity and landscape 57 41 17 15 13 22 24 15
Environmental protection n.e.c.2 40 29 12 23 13 38 12 24
Housing and community amenities 297 219 119 206 112 218 172 144
Housing and community development 78 74 5 40 39 49 53 50
Water supply 120 122 0 123 53 118 84 69
Street lighting 17 17 0 25 13 39 34 15
Housing and community amenities n.e.c.2 82 6 115 17 13 12 1 12
Health 4,769 4,595 1,162 6,112 4,565 5,264 5,348 4,508
Medical products, appliances and equipment 345 345 0 316 230 66 299 464
Outpatient services 684 654 31 596 638 747 295 648
Hospital services 3,004 3,004 0 4,641 3,407 3,856 4,420 3,076
Public health services 231 219 13 252 132 404 65 108
Health n.e.c.2 506 373 1,118 306 151 190 271 212
Recreation, culture and religion 501 372 142 223 184 327 226 391
Recreational and sporting services 183 169 16 100 92 175 126 155
Cultural services 163 108 64 85 86 140 84 140
Broadcasting and publishing services 104 44 60 0 0 0 0 8
Recreation, culture and religion n.e.c.2 52 50 2 38 7 12 14 87
Education 2,673 2,531 162 3,150 2,710 2,693 2,591 2,159
Primary and secondary education 1,639 1,605 42 2,103 1,605 1,603 1,580 1,448
College education 356 300 58 246 388 227 221 360
University education 661 603 59 758 645 834 582 345
Education n.e.c.2 17 23 4 43 79 29 207 6
Social protection 4,830 1,879 3,111 1,386 1,138 1,408 1,551 2,193
Sickness and disability 805 669 139 373 507 542 599 457
Old age 1,479 68 1,411 2 0 2 20 58
Family and children 1,384 537 872 361 184 225 404 889
Unemployment 411 26 407 0 0 0 0 24
Housing 166 159 80 193 99 174 142 129
Social exclusions 512 369 161 439 316 464 309 611
Social protection n.e.c.2 73 51 41 17 20 0 78 27
  Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon Northwest Territories Nunavut
  dollarsdollarsdollarsdollarsdollarsdollarsdollarsdollars
General public services 1,367 1,945 1,684 1,130 1,394 4,264 7,345 7,080
Executive and legislative organs, financial and fiscal affairs and external affairs 86 130 213 271 326 1,118 2,134 2,790
Foreign economic aid 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
General services 301 431 769 507 372 2,912 4,717 3,606
Basic research 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public debt transactions 934 1,380 681 317 616 208 292 105
General public services n.e.c.2 46 3 20 36 80 26 202 579
Defence 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Military defense 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Civil defense 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Foreign military aid 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defence n.e.c.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public order and safety 763 838 903 764 769 2,132 3,032 3,264
Police services 364 279 370 314 345 676 1,033 1,079
Fire protection services 144 138 137 194 145 78 45 53
Law courts 114 110 126 110 127 390 651 816
Prisons 59 238 153 65 45 416 786 974
Public order and safety n.e.c.2 82 72 117 82 107 546 517 316
Economic affairs 1,092 889 1,115 2,144 974 6,422 5,458 11,133
General economic, commercial and labour affairs 181 96 101 200 166 338 1,011 2,053
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 33 261 459 276 268 702 1,033 421
Fuel and energy 130 0 56 852 1 312 764 4,922
Mining, manufacturing and construction 3 9 9 0 7 676 180 0
Transport 647 439 389 738 480 3,276 2,291 3,579
Economic affairs n.e.c.2 97 83 101 77 51 1,118 157 184
Environmental protection 302 199 294 414 283 2,288 1,774 500
Waste management 86 28 73 123 110 78 225 53
Waste water management 112 52 158 133 123 208 225 26
Pollution abatement 24 4 5 42 19 416 135 0
Protection of biodiversity and landscape 61 25 16 70 11 1,118 337 158
Environmental protection n.e.c.2 20 89 41 46 22 442 876 263
Housing and community amenities 201 276 272 288 265 1,508 2,628 3,369
Housing and community development 66 113 79 85 90 1,144 1,662 2,027
Water supply 119 144 158 167 157 312 898 1,290
Street lighting 14 19 31 19 17 26 67 53
Housing and community amenities n.e.c.2 2 0 3 17 1 0 22 26
Health 4,311 5,316 4,869 4,983 4,493 8,139 13,500 12,133
Medical products, appliances and equipment 365 275 327 214 290 104 337 132
Outpatient services 626 733 637 582 802 1,144 2,224 4,974
Hospital services 2,468 3,781 3,380 3,658 2,894 5,902 8,468 6,290
Public health services 296 273 354 186 151 234 337 553
Health n.e.c.2 556 254 171 343 357 728 2,134 184
Recreation, culture and religion 324 210 304 481 472 1,066 1,190 1,553
Recreational and sporting services 162 72 165 283 143 520 651 632
Cultural services 96 118 88 114 78 494 247 553
Broadcasting and publishing services 55 15 0 10 146 0 22 0
Recreation, culture, and religion n.e.c.2 11 5 50 73 105 52 270 395
Education 2,566 2,689 3,335 3,098 2,131 5,122 5,705 7,185
Primary and secondary education 1,587 1,927 2,157 2,026 1,228 3,042 3,886 4,237
College education 286 223 281 317 243 1,456 1,303 1,763
University education 677 522 856 727 642 52 135 26
Education n.e.c.2 16 16 42 28 18 598 404 1,184
Social protection 1,894 1,815 2,295 1,761 1,441 3,380 6,289 6,869
Sickness and disability 774 742 1,379 868 423 1,014 2,111 211
Old age 108 0 0 101 5 130 90 79
Family and children 452 670 339 431 383 832 921 1,079
Unemployment 21 30 45 83 0 0 0 105
Housing 158 167 195 113 194 624 1,932 4,185
Social exclusions 304 176 238 153 379 702 1,213 1,237
Social protection n.e.c.2 77 31 99 13 56 26 0 0
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