Financial summary

The following financial highlights for the Department of Corrections present a forecast of performance for the year ending 30 June 2012.

In 2011/12 the Department of Corrections expects to earn income of:

  • $1,131.175 million in revenue from the crown
  • $41.648 million in revenue from other sources.

Expenses of $1,172.823 million are expected in purchasing services that will be supplied and administered under the Department’s six output classes. The distribution of expenditure is intended as follows:

  • $57.005 million (4.9% of the Vote) on providing information about offenders to victims of crime, the judiciary and the New Zealand Parole Board (NZPB), and the provision of administrative, financial and secretariat services to the New Zealand Parole Board.
  • $8.855 million (0.8% of the Vote) on providing for and managing contracts for the provision of custodial services by third parties.
  • $5.129 million (0.4% of the Vote) on providing ministerial services, the development of policies and the provision of policy advice.
  • $761.366 million (64.9% of the Vote) on providing custodial services for remand prisoners (people awaiting trial, and offenders convicted but not yet sentenced) and custodial services for offenders sentenced to imprisonment.
  • $140.820 million (12.0% of the Vote) on providing case management and interventions designed to address the underlying causes of criminal re-offending
  • $199.648 million (17.0% of the Vote) on providing the management and delivery of sentences and orders served in the community.

The Department manages a government investment (through taxpayers’ funds) of $2.278 billion.

Further information on the Department’s performance is located in the Statement of Service Performance 2011/12, including output expenses and the quality, timeliness and quantity of the Department’s services.

The financial information presented above consists of forecasts. The actual results achieved for the periods covered are likely to vary from the information presented.