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Government of Jersey income and expenditure

​Income details and expenditure in 2019

In 2019 the Government of Jersey ended the year with a £63 million operating surplus. 

Income ended the year £18 million over projections, and expenditure was £0.5 million under budget.

Government of Jersey income and expenditure ​2019

Final approved budget 2019
Actual 2019
Actual 2018 (restated)
Income tax£566 million£586 million£555 million
Goods and services tax (GST)£92 million£90 million£93 million
Impôts£64 million£63 million£62 million
Stamp duty£35 million£35 million£35 million
Other income£57 million£58 million£52 million
Island-wide rates£13 million£14 million£13 million
Total income£828 million£845 million£810 million
Net revenue expenditure - £783 million- £782 million- £759 million
Operating surplus / deficit £45 million£63 million£50 million
Departmental depreciation- £53 million- £45 million- £46 million
Surplus / deficit of general revenue expenditure over income- £8 million- £18 million£4 million

Source: Treasury and Exchequer, download data for earlier years

The income and expenditure of States trading operations are excluded as these are funded from their trading funds. 

General funds income and expenditure (£ millions)

Source: Treasury and Exchequer, download the chart data

Expenditure details in 2019

Total Government net expenditure 2019

States funded bodies 2019 actual expenditure 
Ministerial departments
Office of the Chief Executive£18,516,000
Grant to the Overseas Aid Commission £10,337,000
Chief Operating Office£41,558,000
Children, Young People, Education and Skills£142,350,000
Customer and Local Services£84,147,000
Growth, Housing and Environment£64,084,000
Health and Community Services£206,909,000
Justice and Home Affairs£52,460,000
Treasury and Exchequer£124,031,000
Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance£9,520
Non-ministerial States funded bodies
Baliff's Chambers £1,763,000
Law Officers' Department £8,295,000
Judicial Greffe £7,615,000
Viscount's Department £870,000
Office of the Lieutenant Governor £741,000
Office of the Dean of Jersey £0
Data Protection Commission £0
Probation Service £2,004,000
Comptroller and Auditor General £841,000
States Assembly and its services £6,372,000
Net revenue expenditure £782,413,000
Capital expenditure £51,654,000
Total States net expenditure £834,067,000

Source: Treasury and Exchequer, download data for earlier years

Where each pound of Government of Jersey money came from in 2019

Source: Treasury and Exchequer, download the chart data

In terms of Government of Jersey expenditure, of every £1 spent in 2018:

  • about 26p was on health (Health and Community Services)
  • 18p was on education (Children, Young People, Education and Skill)

Further information available available in the budgets and accounts for the Government of Jersey.

Jersey currency

Jersey currency in circulation (£ millions)


Source: Treasury and Exchequer, download the chart data

Figures as at 31 December each year.

Overseas aid

In 2018,​ the official contribution of overseas aid from Jersey was £10.4 million, of which:

  • £6.1 million was grant aid, while £0.2 million was refunded, for a net spend of £6.0 million on grant aid
  • £2.9 million was disaster and emergency aid
  • £1.1 million was given to local charities working abroad

The official aid contribution from Jersey in 2018 was 2% higher than the £10.1 million in 2017.

Official aid contribution from Jersey in 2018


Source: Jersey Overseas Aid Commission, download the chart data

Further information on overseas aid is available in the Overseas Aid Commission annual reports.​

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