Officials cost the budget more expensive medicine and education

In the Federal budget 2017 expenditures under section “National issues” (ensuring activity of the President, the government, governors and other authorities) are more than the combined spending on education and health care: 1.1 trillion rubles as compared to 902 billion rubles This follows from the study of the Russian budget.

If you compare the sections of the Federal budget separately, in 2017, officials cost the budget approximately three more health (it has been allocated 360 billion rubles) and twice that of education (542 bn).

Another painting in the consolidated budget, where the provision of the section “National issues” inherent in the amount of 1.9 trillion rubles, health care – 3.3 trillion rubles, education – 3 trillion rubles And expenditures on five core areas of the budget (education, defence, law enforcement agencies, expenses for General government and health care) combined comprise at 12.9 trillion rubles.

Budget expenditures: in war and peace

Of the three main divisions of expenditure on officials (the functioning of the President, governors and governments) costs to the President. In 2017 on the operation of the President pledged 15 billion rubles., at the legislative bodies at the Federal and municipal level — 13 billion rubles to Federal and regional government — 6 billion rubles.

In 2015, the most expensive among the national issues were the subsection “international relations and international cooperation” (329 bn), twice the cost of the same subsection in 2014 (176 bn). The surge in spending in the international sphere occurred on the background of the conflict in the Donbass and Syria, and the worsening of Russia’s relations with the West. In 2016, the expenses in the section decreased to 209 billion rubles.

Against the backdrop of economic problems of power saving in many ways. Almost twice reduced the costs of financial, tax and customs bodies and the bodies of financial-budgetary supervision — with 318 billion RUB in 2011 to 177 billion rubles in 2019.

The costs of financial reserves fell from 139 billion rubles in 2011 to 61 billion rubles in 2019. The state every year and cut costs on the judicial system — from 175 billion rubles in 2011 amounted to RUB 140 billion in 2019.

2018 elections

In the Federal budget the peak costs subsection on conducting elections and referendums have in the Duma and the presidential campaign. Elections to the lower house took place in 2011 and 2016, the head of state was elected in 2012 and should pick in 2018. In 2011, the budget for the section “elections” had 17 billion rubles, in 2012 — 38 billion rubles, in 2016 — RUB 16 billion

Large amount laid down in the subsection and in 2017 — to the polls allocated 20 billion rubles For comparison: in 2013-2015 at the elections and referendums were spent 3-5 billion rubles. In this regard, the media discussed the scenario of early presidential elections, which allegedly can move from 2018 to 2017. The project of the Ministry of Finance actually associated with the start of the campaign at the end of 2017 — this financial year and the allocated funds was reported by the Secretary of the CEC, Maya Grishina.