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HK$ million
  2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Operating expenditure Recurrent expenditure Personal emoluments 64,581 68,152 71,775 74,567 79,264
Personnel related expenses 5,369 5,979 6,725 7,445 8,335
Pensions 26,412 29,433 31,948 34,410 36,784
Departmental expenses 27,355 28,567 30,163 31,366 34,725
Other charges 59,482 63,565 69,052 69,307 83,295
Subventions Education 37,571 39,856 41,584 47,283 52,220
Health 49,462 51,248 53,091 56,044 64,247
Social welfare 12,283 13,402 14,537 15,094 16,684
Universities 15,983 17,465 18,495 18,882 19,679
Vocational Training Council 2,336 2,440 2,563 2,577 2,698
Miscellaneous 4,256 4,425 4,705 4,837 5,059
Non-recurrent 11,227 22,833 8,618 9,085 29,455
Total operating expenditure 316,317 347,365 353,256 370,897 432,445
Capital spending Plant, Equipment and Works 1,316 2,240 2,215 2,319 3,345
Subventions Education 666 732 827 891 1,230
Health 774 764 837 884 942
Social welfare - - - - -
Universities - - - - -
Vocational Training Council 42 58 45 61 69
Miscellaneous 47 52 73 71 117
Debt repayment - - - - -
Funds Capital Works Reserve Fund (1) 81,401 79,182 87,294 86,887 81,896
Capital Investment Fund 12 17 10,194 1,056 3,987
Loan Fund 3,492 3,190 4,669 4,790 4,412
Home Ownership Fund - - - - -
Disaster Relief Fund 47 82 54 65 65
Innovation and Technology Fund 882 1,014 1,258 1,483 1,575
Lotteries Fund 875 937 1,330 1,459 1,727
Total capital spending 89,554 88,268 108,796 99,966 99,365
Total Government spending 405,871 435,633 462,052 470,863 531,810
Notes : Figures for 2018-19 are subject to audit by the Director of Audit.
 (1)Including repayment of government bonds and notes issued in 2004.
Source : Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, Government Secretariat
(Enquiry Telephone No.: 2810 3658
 Enquiry e-mail : hdiv@fstb.gov.hk)



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