Gauteng Provincial Treasury

Gauteng Department Budget for 2015-16

Vision

To provide strategic leadership in financial and fiscal matters to ensure sustainable and inclusive social and economic development of the people of Gauteng so that all may enjoy value for money services of the highest quality.

Mission

We are an activist Treasury that enables and promotes quality service delivery for the citizens of Gauteng through:

  • Sustainable financing and funding that ensures developmentally focused allocation of resources and innovative revenue generation;
  • Efficient cash management that ensures sustainable liquidity levels in the province;
  • Effective financial management and reporting that ensures responsible stewardship and transparent resource utilization and expenditure; and
  • A well-structured governance framework that ensures accountability, transparency and fiscal discipline in line with statutory obligations.

Core functions

The functions or powers of the Gauteng Provincial Treasury are described in the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), 1999 and the Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003. These can be summarized as follows:

  • To manage the budget allocation for the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG);

  • To ensure the instilling of fiscal discipline and corporate governance in the province;

  • To ensure proper cash management;

  • To ensure the effective and efficient utilization of resources – value for money, compliance with all relevant legislation;

  • To develop, implement and monitor compliance with corporate governance norms and standards relating to provincial and local government; and

  • To ensure adequate financial accountability

The Budget Cycle
Plan

2015-16 Budget

The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.

Programme budgets for 2015-16

A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Administration
Financial Governance
Gauteng Audit Services
Municipal Financial Governance
Provincial Supply Chain and Movable Asset Management
Sustainable Fiscal Resource Management

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Administration
Financial Governance
Gauteng Audit Services
Municipal Financial Governance
Provincial Supply Chain and Movable Asset Management
Sustainable Fiscal Resource Management

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Transfers and subsidies - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Households

2015-16 Adjusted Budget

The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.

Please note
The tables in EPRE chapter (Excel) is not available yet
Implement
Please note
Implementation data coming soon
Review

Planned compared to historical expenditure

Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.

The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.

Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:

Year Phase
2011-12 Audited Outcome
2012-13 Audited Outcome
2013-14 Audited Outcome
2014-15 Adjusted appropriation
2015-16 Main appropriation
2016-17 Medium Term Estimates
2017-18 Medium Term Estimates

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