Distribution of France public budget in 2018, by spending area (in million euros)

France: public budget breakdown by area 2018 This statistic shows the distribution of France public budget breakdown by spending area in 2018 in million euros. In 2018, the French government decided to spend roughly 72 billion euros for education, 42.5 billion euros for defense and 19.8 billion euros for security, yet the largest share of governmental spending in France was repaid back to the tax payers of France. In the same year the French government collected a non-tax revenue amounting to 15.65 billion euros, most of which was funded by dividends and related revenues, 2.44 billion euros were generated through properties belonging to the state. Further data concerning the French governments' finances is available, click on the following links for more information on: value of tax revenue in France, value of income tax revenue France, Public debt in France , number of income taxpayers in France, and revenue from solidarity tax.
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Public expenditure in million euros
Tax repayments and abatement119,967
Education71,558
Defense42,551
State's financial commitments41,777
Research and higher education27,669
Security19,753
Solidarity, readaptation and equal opportunities19,651
Territories' cohesion17,227
Work and employment15,362
Environment and sustainable development and mobilities11,309
Public finances and human resources management10,859
Justice8,722
Pension and social plans6,332
Relations with local and regional authorities3,662
Agriculture, fishing, food, forests and rural affairs3,429
State's foreign action3,001
Culture2,937
General and territorial state administration2,757
Public development aid2,701
Veterans, memory and links with the nation2,461
Overseas2,067
Economy1,865
Government action supervision1,480
Immigration, asylum and integration1,381
Health1,376
Investments for the future1,080
Public authorities992
Sports, youth and voluntary sector959
State's council and control664
Media, book and culture industry555
Provisions124
Public action and transformation20
Public expenditure in million euros
Tax repayments and abatement119,967
Education71,558
Defense42,551
State's financial commitments41,777
Research and higher education27,669
Security19,753
Solidarity, readaptation and equal opportunities19,651
Territories' cohesion17,227
Work and employment15,362
Environment and sustainable development and mobilities11,309
Public finances and human resources management10,859
Justice8,722
Pension and social plans6,332
Relations with local and regional authorities3,662
Agriculture, fishing, food, forests and rural affairs3,429
State's foreign action3,001
Culture2,937
General and territorial state administration2,757
Public development aid2,701
Veterans, memory and links with the nation2,461
Overseas2,067
Economy1,865
Government action supervision1,480
Immigration, asylum and integration1,381
Health1,376
Investments for the future1,080
Public authorities992
Sports, youth and voluntary sector959
State's council and control664
Media, book and culture industry555
Provisions124
Public action and transformation20
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This statistic shows the distribution of France public budget breakdown by spending area in 2018 in million euros. In 2018, the French government decided to spend roughly 72 billion euros for education, 42.5 billion euros for defense and 19.8 billion euros for security, yet the largest share of governmental spending in France was repaid back to the tax payers of France. In the same year the French government collected a non-tax revenue amounting to 15.65 billion euros, most of which was funded by dividends and related revenues, 2.44 billion euros were generated through properties belonging to the state. Further data concerning the French governments' finances is available, click on the following links for more information on: value of tax revenue in France, value of income tax revenue France, Public debt in France , number of income taxpayers in France, and revenue from solidarity tax.
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February 2018
Region
France
Survey time period
2018
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