Our province's finances have many elements that must be taken into consideration, elements which change year to year. Here's a breakdown of some of the more important numbers from today's budget, and years past.

 All graphs use Government of Newfoundland and Labrador budget data.




This "word cloud" is a graphic representation of today's budget speech. Each word is shown sized relative to the number of times it was said by Finance Minister Tom Marshall during the speech.



Where the money comes from

This graph shows provincial income from taxes, fees, licenses, and federal transfers as estimated in the 2012-13 provincial budget.

Where the money goes

This graph shows where the provincial government dollars go, as estimated in the 2012-13 budget.

Provincial revenue sources, 2008-2012


Provincial tax sources

*Corporate capital tax has been removed from this graphic because the numbers were too low to properly display. The government's corporate capital tax brought in $14,574,000 in 2011-12, $17,049,000 in 2010-11, $3,285,000 in 2009-10, and $6,760,000 in 2008-09.


Other provincial revenue sources

Federal revenue sources

*Statutory Subsidies has been removed from this graphic because the numbers were too small to display properly. The provincial government received statutory subsidies of $1,708,000 in the budgets for 2011-12, 2010-11, and 2009-10.



Provincial expenses by government sector, 2008-2012


General Government Sector

Resource Sector

Social Services Sector

Capital expenditures, 2008-2012