Parts of the central government budget relevant to the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

The Ministry of Health and Social Affairs is responsible for preparing the parts of the budget concerning such areas as public health, medical care, social services and social insurance, which aim to create financial security at various stages of life. The Ministry is also responsible for special gender equality measures and support for sport.

Expenditure areas for the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs:
Expenditure area 9 Health care, medical care
and social services
Expenditure area 10 Financial security for the
sick and impaired
Expenditure area 11 Financial security for the
elderly
Expenditure area 12 Financial security for
families and children

In expenditure area 13 – Gender equality and introduction of newly arrived immigrants – the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs prepares appropriation 3:1 ‘Special gender equality measures’.

In expenditure area 17 – Culture, the media, religious communities and leisure activities – the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs prepares appropriation 13:1 ‘Support for sport’.

 Appropriation directions for activities in the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs’ areas of responsibility

Once the Riksdag has adopted the central government budget, the Government issues appropriation directions for all appropriations. The appropriation directions set out the agencies’ financial conditions and priorities for the direction of activities for the budget year.

2015 appropriation directions for the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs on the National Financial Management Authority website (in Swedish)

 

Budget Bill for 2016

On 21 September the Government submitted its proposal for the central government budget to the Riksdag.