The net change in the stock of cash from provincial revenue funds and donor funds amounted to a cash surplus of R2 089 million for the 2018/2019 fiscal year.
This statistical release provides information on the sources and uses of cash of provincial government for the fiscal years 2017/2018 and 2018/2019, classified economically and functionally. The net change in the stock of cash from the provincial revenue funds and donor funds amounted to a cash surplus of R2 089 million for the 2018/2019 fiscal year.
1. Major influences
The revenue cash flows from operating activities amounted to R593 329 million and the expense cash flows amounted to R558 375 million, resulting in a net cash inflow from operating activities of R34 954 million for the 2018/2019 fiscal year ending 31 March 2019. The net cash outflow from transactions in non-financial assets amounted to R32 865 million for the 2018/2019 fiscal year. The cash surplus for 2018/2019 was R2 089 million. The total net change in the stock of cash for the provincial government amounted to R2 089 million (see Table A, p. 4 of the publication).
The largest contributor to the total expenditure cash flows for operating activities and purchases of non-financial assets (functionally classified) of R591 386 million from the provincial revenue funds and donor funds for the 2018/2019 fiscal year was education (R244 527 million, contributing 41,3%), followed by health (R191 322 million or 32,4%), economic affairs (R59 647 million or 10,1%), general public services (R31 511 million or 5,3%), housing and community amenities (R22 811 million or 3,9%), social protection (R20 115 million or 3,4%), recreation, culture and religion (R10 557 million or 1,8%), public order and safety (R6 715 million or 1,1%) and environmental protection (R4 181 million or 0,7%) (see Table C, p.9 and Figure 3, p.10 of the publication).