Local government revenue and expenditures

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Local government revenue and expenditures
  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  $ thousands
Revenues 94,606,314 102,179,223 110,303,685 115,767,408 121,793,208
Own source revenue 56,642,305 60,041,185 63,230,810 67,923,636 70,082,296
  Consumption taxes 98,885 103,693 109,972 113,337 116,306
  Property and related taxes 37,759,412 39,973,331 41,758,108 44,466,546 46,173,312
  Other taxes 717,411 773,911 818,208 911,736 940,384
  Sales of goods and services 14,344,044 15,436,845 16,537,538 18,059,336 18,342,111
  Investment income 2,868,614 2,847,561 3,019,464 3,250,680 3,355,207
  Other revenue from own sources 853,939 905,844 987,520 1,122,001 1,154,976
General purpose transfers 1,657,222 1,993,805 2,335,968 2,207,507 2,476,750
Specific purpose transfers 36,306,787 40,144,233 44,736,907 45,636,265 49,234,162
Expenditures 94,878,259 103,388,710 111,454,597 116,829,153 122,869,644
General government services 5,854,126 6,244,917 6,480,126 6,592,565 7,194,190
Protection of persons and property 9,232,645 9,867,593 10,392,400 11,334,522 12,124,248
Transportation and communication 10,799,284 11,794,071 12,811,457 14,426,541 15,843,316
Health 1,471,662 1,656,522 1,720,457 1,802,436 1,927,045
Social services 5,777,432 6,120,994 6,316,116 6,482,232 6,684,131
Education 38,709,529 42,286,212 46,493,420 46,965,900 48,014,966
Resource conservation and industrial development 1,155,389 1,289,209 1,387,580 1,443,485 1,526,196
Environment 9,012,248 10,254,544 11,132,316 12,020,761 12,826,647
Recreation and culture 6,774,704 7,539,011 7,914,722 8,670,217 9,188,788
Housing 2,009,372 2,198,986 2,390,720 2,498,903 2,787,509
Regional planning and development 1,012,986 1,089,589 1,234,613 1,325,171 1,381,794
Debt charges 2,958,169 2,941,307 3,067,780 3,160,953 3,222,545
Other expenditures 110,713 105,755 112,890 105,467 148,269
Surplus (deficit) -271,945 -1,209,487 -1,150,912 -1,061,745 -1,076,436

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