Budgeted public sector spending in the United Kingdom 2019/20 by function

This statistic presents what the government of the United Kingdom has budgeted for public sector spending for the fiscal year 2019/20, in billion British Pounds. During this year the government has budgeted 256 billion pounds for social protection, which includes spending on pensions and other welfare benefits. Government spending on health is expected to be 166 billion pounds, the second highest spending function in this fiscal year.

Budgeted public sector expenditure on services in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019/20, by function

Amount budgeted in billion GBP
Social protection256
Other (including EU transactions58
Net debt increase43
Public order and safety35
Personal social services34
Housing and environment32
Housing and community amenities32
Industry, agriculture and employment25
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Release date

October 2018


United Kingdom

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