Office of the Premier

Gauteng Department Budget for 2015-16

Vision

Leadership for an integrated city-region, characterised by social cohesion and economic inclusion; the leading economy on the continent, underpinned by sustainable socio-economic development

Mission

To advance radical socio-economic transformation and steer Gauteng towards a seamless and integrated city region characterised by social cohesion and economic inclusion; by:

  • Providing strategic leadership and direction to government and society;

  • Ensuring the transformation and modernisation of the public service;

  • Improving government performance and service delivery through enhanced planning, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of government performance;

  • Ensuring effective communication and stakeholder interfaces with communities and key sectors of society;

  • Providing strategic and operational support in fulfilling constitutional and legal obligations;

  • Actively advancing gender equality, women’s empowerment, youth development and the rights of people with disabilities, older persons and military veterans; and

  • Securing both domestic and foreign partnerships that support the development agenda.

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 documents.

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Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

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

Administration
Institutional Development
Policy & Governance

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 - Higher education institutions
Implement

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 adjusted budget documents are not available yet on vulekamali.gov.za
Review

Budgeted and Actual 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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