Office of the Premier

Gauteng Department Budget for 2017-18

Vision

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

Mission

In achieving its vision, the Office of the Premier (OoP) defines its mission (aim) as follows:

  • Providing strategic leadership and direction to government and society

  • Ensuring the transformation and modernisation of the public service

  • Improving governement performance and service delivery through enhanced planning, coordination,monitoring and evaluation of governmentnpeformance.

  • Driving effective comunication and stakeholder interfaces with communties and key sectors of society

  • providing strategic an operational support in fulfilling condtitutional and keysectors of society

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

  • Securing domestic and foreign partnerships that support the development agenda

Core functions

As re apex institution of the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG), the OoP provides overall leadership to government and society. Particular emphasis is placed on research, strategic analysis amd policy development. The OoP intervenes in key sectors to unlock growth and employment potential and revitalise township economics with the aim of radically transforming the overall economy. It also targets the transformation of society by improving education, modernising upgrading the quality of health care and tackling urban poverty and social development challenges. It is also responsible for innovation in public transport as a means of effecting spatial transformation and for building new, sustainable, intergrated huma settlement and cities.

The Budget Cycle
Plan

2017-18 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 2017-18

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 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
Transfers and subsidies - Non-profit institutions

2017-18 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
2013-14 Audited Outcome
2014-15 Audited Outcome
2015-16 Audited Outcome
2016-17 Adjusted appropriation
2017-18 Main appropriation
2018-19 Medium Term Estimates
2019-20 Medium Term Estimates

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