About 76% of the budget of Murmansk region in 2016 will be directed to social security Fund

About 76% of the budget of Murmansk region in 2016 will be directed to social security Fund


At formation of expenses was the indexation of social benefits and allowances by 11.9 %, said the Minister of Finance of region Roman Durjagin. According to him, to 39.5 billion roubles will be directed on social policy.

MURMANSK, 23 Oct. Almost 40 billion rubles, or 76% of the total expenditure of the budget of Murmansk region in 2016 will be directed to cocodrilo, education, health and other social needs, informed at the government meeting Minister of Finance of region Roman Durjagin, presenting the draft budget for 2016.

“The regional budget next year will keep a social orientation: 39,5 billion rubles, or 76% of the total expenditure budget for 2016, will be directed on social policy, education, health care, physical culture and sport, culture and cinematography and financial support of municipalities, which is 3.9 % higher than the corresponding values for 2015”, — said the Minister.

Durjagin noted the suspension of budget planning for a three-year period that is a temporary measure in connection with making relevant changes in Federal legislation. “In the current environment, when major taxpayers of the region are hesitant to give their forecasts for the planning period when there is no information about the distribution of transfers to region from the Federal budget — an annual budget is the optimal solution”, — said Durjagin.

According to him, the budget deficit in 2016 will amount to 1.2 billion rubles, which is lower than the planned deficit in 2015 to 4.4 billion rubles. The income is only just over 50 billion rubles — this is by 4.2 % more than in 2015, while expenditure is expected to reach 52 billion, with a decline by 2015, 4.4 %.

The Minister said that the formation of the expenditure was the indexation of social benefits and allowances by 11.9 %, measures of social support on payment of premises and utilities 8.1 %, the indexation of public services 10.4%. In addition, in 2016, a 4.1 % increase in the budget expenditure on salaries of public sector workers.