The net change in the stock of cash from provincial revenue funds and donor funds amounted to a cash surplus of R2 917 million for the 2020/2021 fiscal year.
This statistical release provides information on the sources and uses of cash of provincial government for the fiscal years 2019/2020 and 2020/2021, 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 917 million for the 2020/2021 fiscal year.
1. Major influences
The revenue cash flows from operating activities amounted to R648 844 million and the expense cash flows amounted to R613 640 million, resulting in a net cash inflow from operating activities of R35 204 million for the 2020/2021 fiscal year ending 31 March 2021. The net cash outflow from transactions in non-financial assets amounted to R32 287 million for the 2020/2021 fiscal year. The cash surplus for 2020/2021 was R2 917 million. The total net change in the stock of cash for the provincial government amounted to R2 917 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 R646 019 million from the provincial revenue funds and donor funds for the 2020/2021 fiscal year was education (R268 298 million, contributing 41,5%), followed by health (R227 147 million or 35,2%), economic affairs (R55 116 million or 8,5%), general public services (R31 648 million or 4,9%), social protection (R23 085 million or 3,6%), housing and community amenities (R19 285 million or 3,0%), recreation, culture and religion (R9 393 million or 1,5%), public order and safety (R7 546 million or 1,2%) and environmental protection (R4 501 million or 0,7%) (see Table C, p.9 and Figure 3, p.10 of the publication).