A safer open opportunity society for all� building resilient communities responsive to safety needs.
The Department of Community Safety aims to increase safety for all the people in the Province by
promoting professional policing through effective oversight, by ensuring the safety at all public buildings
and spaces, to facilitate safety partnerships and programmes and to build greater safety and security
To ensure process excellence to support the Department and related entities in effective delivery of its
To implement the Constitutional and Legislative mandate of provincial oversight over law enforcement
To focus on building community resilience through being actively involved in communities, in organising,
sharing information and resources in an effort to increase safety.
To develop a common vision and understanding regarding the best manner in which to manage towards
greater safety and security by optimising security related resources services and/or related spend within the
Western Cape Government (WCG).
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
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.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
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:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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