Table 6
Government sector revenue and expenditure, Canada

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Table 6
Government sector revenue and expenditure, Canada
Table summary
This table displays the results of Government sector revenue and expenditure. This information is grouped by Item appearing as row headers, and is grouped by 1981 to 2010 appearing as column headers calculated using millions of dollars as a unit of measure.
Item 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
millions of dollars
Source: Statistics Canada, Provincial and Territorial Economic Accounts: Data Tables, catalogue number 13-018-X.
Revenue:
Direct taxes from persons 38,565 43,098 45,667 48,721 53,262 61,618 69,288 77,568 83,222 96,171 97,154 97,283 96,379 100,311 106,190 113,608 120,790 128,935 134,197 143,951 145,926 138,655 140,803 151,364 165,051 174,237 190,753 190,994 176,658
Direct taxes from corporate and government business enterprises 12,796 11,755 12,320 14,984 15,563 14,573 16,990 17,586 18,566 16,834 15,015 14,517 16,263 19,342 22,138 26,239 32,250 30,800 39,410 48,175 36,352 35,746 39,909 46,244 48,687 57,177 55,285 54,761 53,320
Direct taxes from non-residents (withholding taxes) 1,113 1,196 1,052 1,019 955 1,683 1,222 1,678 1,545 1,727 1,514 1,576 1,649 1,698 1,964 2,844 2,958 2,817 3,386 3,755 4,530 4,381 4,157 4,643 5,478 7,001 6,890 7,810 5,868
Contributions to social insurance plans 10,863 11,980 14,184 15,612 17,633 19,601 21,721 24,775 24,849 28,944 31,071 35,011 36,545 38,938 40,489 39,980 42,029 43,465 45,721 49,748 53,178 57,303 60,404 62,122 65,374 68,122 70,394 71,895 74,571
Taxes on production and imports 47,870 50,320 52,780 57,354 61,339 67,495 74,613 82,565 90,939 94,693 100,693 104,677 107,609 110,658 113,945 116,876 123,207 127,238 133,273 138,998 143,651 151,426 158,093 165,484 172,548 177,116 183,239 182,302 182,283
Other current transfers from persons 2,755 3,222 3,633 3,831 3,974 4,135 4,508 4,982 5,481 4,051 4,588 4,989 5,191 5,421 5,844 5,832 6,510 7,155 6,915 7,116 8,171 8,875 9,711 10,216 10,892 11,283 11,902 11,905 11,204
Investment income 19,995 20,975 22,441 24,377 25,381 22,900 22,786 25,114 28,025 29,257 28,207 27,824 28,057 29,571 31,295 31,763 31,887 31,823 33,038 43,512 40,824 37,377 43,014 43,428 48,360 53,211 54,374 61,121 44,429
Total revenue 133,957 142,546 152,077 165,898 178,107 192,005 211,128 234,268 252,627 271,677 278,242 285,877 291,693 305,939 321,865 337,142 359,631 372,233 395,940 435,255 432,632 433,763 456,091 483,501 516,390 548,147 572,837 580,788 548,333
Current expenditure:
Net current expenditure on goods and services 76,448 86,939 93,417 98,085 106,065 111,411 117,868 127,912 138,461 151,418 162,234 168,787 171,163 171,590 172,459 171,161 171,756 179,317 186,054 200,084 211,706 224,428 238,416 247,397 259,857 277,608 293,608 315,977 337,735
Current transfers to persons 28,392 36,210 41,839 45,075 48,668 52,136 56,068 59,923 64,724 73,004 83,830 93,077 98,323 98,495 98,512 98,865 100,431 104,558 106,006 110,487 117,633 121,047 124,775 130,153 136,247 145,754 154,609 165,101 176,630
Current transfers to business 9,934 9,635 10,487 12,295 12,129 11,174 11,028 10,611 9,818 10,052 12,854 12,323 10,382 9,608 8,746 8,710 9,361 9,900 9,853 10,658 15,130 13,371 17,641 16,662 17,264 16,528 16,523 17,526 18,219
Current transfers to non-residents 1,152 1,386 1,489 1,854 1,919 2,223 2,606 2,875 2,785 2,969 3,177 3,196 2,997 2,899 2,867 2,800 2,716 2,634 2,852 2,770 3,033 3,207 3,587 3,834 4,718 4,419 4,632 5,135 5,308
Interest on public debt 22,530 27,419 29,858 35,147 40,585 43,222 46,279 50,806 58,285 64,286 64,526 65,241 66,851 69,597 77,527 76,284 74,035 75,476 75,030 76,491 73,219 67,081 65,413 63,807 62,630 62,971 63,510 62,041 58,361
Total current expenditure 138,456 161,589 177,090 192,456 209,366 220,166 233,849 252,127 274,073 301,729 326,621 342,624 349,716 352,189 360,111 357,820 358,299 371,885 379,795 400,490 420,721 429,134 449,832 461,853 480,716 507,280 532,882 565,780 596,253
Saving -4,499 -19,043 -25,013 -26,558 -31,259 -28,161 -22,721 -17,859 -21,446 -30,052 -48,379 -56,747 -58,023 -46,250 -38,246 -20,678 1,332 348 16,145 34,765 11,911 4,629 6,259 21,648 35,674 40,867 39,955 15,008 -47,920
Capital consumption allowances 7,621 8,498 9,015 9,581 10,249 10,673 11,318 12,186 13,195 14,180 14,250 14,690 15,282 16,181 17,004 17,441 18,100 18,649 19,236 20,145 20,884 21,830 22,227 23,300 24,626 26,494 28,650 31,760 33,896
Net capital transfers -2,330 -3,638 -5,346 -4,807 -5,231 -4,086 -3,370 -4,265 -2,995 -3,013 -2,081 -1,215 -726 -364 -278 -816 2,525 1,956 607 1,505 1,945 997 612 -1,277 -1,958 -2,471 -1,718 -934 -3,566
Acquisition of non-financial capital 10,987 12,510 12,269 13,173 15,470 15,031 15,534 16,634 18,989 20,748 21,047 20,656 19,887 21,251 21,661 19,368 20,317 20,188 20,133 24,710 27,448 28,544 30,122 32,525 37,094 41,110 45,336 52,151 57,134
Investment in fixed capital and inventories
10,721 12,223 11,962 13,050 14,652 14,613 15,257 16,500 18,561 20,288 20,224 19,919 19,801 21,633 21,436 20,585 20,109 20,019 23,036 24,548 27,300 28,544 30,122 32,525 37,094 41,110 45,336 52,151 57,134
Existing assets
266 287 307 123 818 418 277 134 428 460 823 737 86 -382 225 -1,217 208 169 -2,903 162 148 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Net lending -10,195 -26,693 -33,613 -34,957 -41,711 -36,605 -30,307 -26,572 -30,235 -39,633 -57,257 -63,928 -63,354 -51,684 -43,181 -23,421 1,640 765 15,855 31,705 7,292 -1,088 -1,024 11,146 21,248 23,780 21,551 -6,317 -74,724
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