Table 8
Provincial government revenue and expenditure, British Columbia

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Table 8
Provincial government revenue and expenditure, British Columbia
Table summary
This table displays the results of Provincial government revenue and expenditure. This information is grouped by Item appearing as row headers and is grouped by 1981 to 2009 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 1,620 1,801 2,062 1,943 2,020 2,238 2,709 3,073 3,291 4,089 4,214 4,263 4,263 4,877 5,065 5,575 5,675 5,796 6,036 6,464 5,140 4,633 4,780 5,180 5,738 6,471 6,730 6,188 5,747
Direct taxes from corporate and government business enterprises 478 301 284 397 382 472 619 658 638 609 601 656 849 1,036 1,071 1,068 1,063 967 1,320 1,420 865 841 993 1,283 1,286 1,784 1,581 1,725 1,673
Contributions to social insurance plans 435 504 479 502 501 440 342 461 545 571 603 615 728 877 984 998 998 914 876 866 907 1,024 1,040 1,179 1,252 1,266 1,125 1,141 1,082
Taxes on production and imports 2,246 2,922 3,392 3,429 3,536 3,698 3,674 4,159 4,687 5,147 5,294 5,973 6,875 7,453 7,558 7,692 8,011 8,118 8,501 8,858 8,881 9,196 9,852 10,530 11,227 11,866 12,586 12,638 12,944
Other current transfers from persons 328 429 455 458 493 500 579 742 884 917 1,114 1,244 1,245 1,298 1,325 1,371 1,476 1,643 1,428 1,389 1,534 1,881 2,029 2,111 2,229 2,220 2,257 2,221 2,288
Investment income 1,166 1,163 1,219 1,475 1,597 1,667 1,852 2,172 2,689 2,890 2,913 3,127 3,960 4,789 4,898 5,253 4,914 5,249 4,691 6,036 5,098 5,054 4,953 5,422 5,667 5,242 5,015 5,367 3,258
Current transfers from federal government 1,127 1,273 1,504 1,770 2,012 2,052 2,190 2,316 2,310 2,291 2,228 2,539 2,824 2,633 2,822 2,070 1,855 2,081 3,017 3,003 3,043 3,665 3,948 4,544 6,374 5,695 5,493 5,488 5,783
Current transfers from local governments 54 51 39 13 3 3 4 5 5 6 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total revenue 7,454 8,444 9,434 9,987 10,544 11,070 11,969 13,586 15,049 16,520 16,973 18,421 20,745 22,963 23,723 24,027 23,992 24,768 25,869 28,037 25,468 26,294 27,595 30,249 33,773 34,544 34,787 34,768 32,775
Current expenditure:
Net current expenditure on goods and services 4,689 5,405 5,772 5,596 5,630 6,002 6,416 7,058 7,700 8,414 9,707 10,766 11,038 11,597 12,050 12,770 13,267 14,025 13,942 14,877 16,291 16,774 16,992 17,070 17,631 19,158 20,674 22,648 24,067
Current transfers to persons 952 1,156 1,352 1,443 1,568 1,626 1,789 2,125 2,277 2,516 2,868 3,059 3,207 3,495 3,656 3,688 4,182 4,085 4,171 4,405 4,440 4,381 4,448 4,394 4,287 4,581 4,700 5,407 5,545
Current transfers to business 533 490 557 581 571 877 669 575 301 332 428 461 541 562 554 612 693 773 693 699 811 1,040 812 842 895 945 988 993 1,084
Current transfers to federal government 0 0 0 0 9 9 10 8 7 9 22 4 4 4 4 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 36 15 58 19 0
Current transfers to local governments 899 1,648 1,673 1,632 1,531 1,511 1,659 1,777 1,988 2,864 3,468 3,778 3,819 3,878 4,180 4,203 4,245 3,962 3,714 3,888 4,187 4,595 4,408 4,422 4,623 4,872 5,029 5,257 5,521
Interest on public debt 268 382 524 760 942 1,047 1,183 1,300 1,422 1,596 1,769 1,980 2,177 2,396 2,587 2,578 2,688 2,807 2,822 2,901 2,776 2,570 2,468 2,318 2,197 2,220 2,237 2,178 2,168
Total current expenditure 7,341 9,081 9,878 10,012 10,251 11,072 11,726 12,843 13,695 15,731 18,262 20,048 20,786 21,932 23,031 23,852 25,078 25,656 25,343 26,770 28,505 29,360 29,128 29,046 29,669 31,791 33,686 36,502 38,385
Saving 113 -637 -444 -25 293 -2 243 743 1,354 789 -1,289 -1,627 -41 1,031 692 175 -1,086 -888 526 1,267 -3,037 -3,066 -1,533 1,203 4,104 2,753 1,101 -1,734 -5,610
Capital consumption allowances 391 433 458 483 518 540 525 613 669 775 761 809 843 889 936 978 1,012 1,044 1,082 1,148 1,195 1,224 1,241 1,289 1,369 1,518 1,687 1,884 1,956
Net capital transfers -92 -33 -29 -12 -3 -34 -77 -80 -126 -132 -147 -157 -124 -140 -148 -46 -47 -3,668 -3,100 -1,183 -237 -79 0 -1 -118 -15 -101 -16 -15
Acquisition of non-financial capital 677 559 665 560 1,050 922 821 734 1,116 1,095 1,222 1,206 1,098 1,248 1,314 1,309 1,095 857 1,316 1,396 1,347 1,305 1,668 1,899 2,458 2,955 2,964 3,266 2,814
Investment in fixed capital
664 552 649 569 1,081 913 822 765 1,145 1,124 1,229 1,187 1,143 1,301 1,297 1,308 1,091 856 1,306 1,390 1,344 1,305 1,668 1,899 2,458 2,955 2,964 3,266 2,814
Existing assets
13 7 16 -9 -31 9 -1 -31 -29 -29 -7 19 -45 -53 17 1 4 1 10 6 3 ... ... ... ... ... ... 0 0
Net lending -265 -796 -680 -114 -242 -418 -130 542 781 337 -1,897 -2,181 -420 532 166 -202 -1,216 -4,369 -2,808 -164 -3,426 -3,226 -1,960 592 2,897 1,301 -277 -3,132 -6,483
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