About

The Where Your Money Goes website is a graphical, easy-to-use tool for examining gross (Voted and Non-Voted) Government expenditure over a period of ten years. The data is presented in a variety of interactive charts, the elements of which may be clicked on to show a greater level of detail. The figures shown on this site represent the gross voted and non-voted expenditure from 2008 to 2018. Note that the 2017 and 2018 figures represent estimated expenditure rather than actual expenditure. The data on this website was last updated in October 2017.



Gross Voted Expenditure

The gross voted expenditure data reflected in the website detail all the gross spending by government departments and agencies, along with expenditure from the Social Insurance Fund and the National Training Fund. The underlying data is available on the PER Databank.



Non-Voted Expenditure

Non-voted expenditure comes directly from the central fund and includes items such as debt-servicing costs, EU Budget contributions, costs of the Houses of the Oirceachtas and the salaries of the judiciary etc.



Features

Features of the website are:

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