Originally published as ‘Infographic: a budget breakdown‘ from Crikey.
With the recently announced budget gaining much attention and criticism, I run over the figures to see just how much money goes where.
Putting the numbers into context, we see expenditure outweigh revenue for the predicted 2015-2016 financial year. We also see how much of the ‘budget pie’ social security and welfare take up.
Do you think these percentages add up? Is the right money going to the right places? See for yourself: