Treasury provides breakdown of where money is being spent
More than £15,000 will be spent on each person living on the Isle of Man in the next financial year.
Government is expecting to spend £1.2 billion between April and March.
This equates to around £15,243 per man, woman and child based on a population of just over 84,000.
The figure includes:
- £4,538 for Social Security payments including pension, Income Support and Child Benefit
- £3,787 for Health and Social Care services of which £227 is for providing free or subsidised prescriptions
- £1,592 for education including £129 for university fees
- £474 for emergency services including police and fire – as well as the prison service and other parts of the Department of Home Affairs
- £266 for the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture including the OFT
- £180 for public transport and heritage railways
- £141 for waste management
- £87 for sports, recreation and youth services including subsidising regional swimming pools
- £43 for culture including the Villa Gaiety
You can find out more about the Budget – and what it means for you – by clicking HERE.