Federal government revenue and expenditures (Expenditures and surplus or deficit)

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Federal government revenue and expenditures
(Expenditures and surplus or deficit)
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
  $ millions
Total expenditures 211,771 220,496 229,597 246,583 242,867
General government services 8,491 8,891 9,011 9,389 9,588
Protection of persons and property 23,929 25,485 27,308 29,783 28,937
Transportation and communication 2,299 3,096 3,668 2,636 3,537
Health 23,774 21,823 22,898 25,895 26,061
Social services 77,249 81,034 84,001 91,458 88,788
Education 5,044 5,385 6,659 5,741 5,781
Resource conservation and industrial development 9,086 9,881 9,801 11,550 9,856
Environment 1,823 1,738 2,166 3,643 2,700
Recreation and culture 4,235 4,191 4,323 4,347 4,232
Labour, employment and immigration 1,926 1,976 2,102 2,229 1,714
Housing 2,072 2,119 3,502 2,155 2,220
Foreign affairs and international assistance 5,561 5,586 6,502 6,215 6,513
Regional planning and development 274 256 260 276 1,409
Research establishments 2,926 3,222 3,391 3,803 3,700
General purpose transfers 20,971 24,328 22,463 26,672 29,217
Debt charges 22,051 21,456 21,479 20,734 18,584
Other expenditures 61 31 63 55 29
Surplus 5,117 9,541 7,492 12,762 883

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