Table 6

How gross current expenditure will be allocated

2004 Post-Budget
Percentage of Total Gross Expenditure
 
€m €m  
Service of National Debt
Interest 1,842 4.7%
Sinking Funds 499 1.3%
Other debt management expenses 39 0.1%
2,381 6.1%
EU Budget Contribution 1,212 3.1%
Economic Services
Industry and Labour 1,210 3.1%
Agriculture 1,274 3.2%
Fisheries, Forestry 139 0.4%
Tourism 164 0.4%
2,787 7.1%
Infrastructure 176 0.4%
Social Services
Health 9,510 24.2%
Education 6,059 15.4%
Social Welfare 11,295 28.7%
Housing, Subsidies, etc. 422 1.1%
27,286 69.4%
Security 2,589 6.6%
Other 2,914 7.4%
Gross Current Expenditure 39,345 100.0%

 

Note that figures may not add due to rounding