Greek Government Budget: Where does the money go?

The following link shows a visual breakdown of Greece’s government budget allocation in 2011.

  • Interest Payments on already issued debts: 19.8%
  • Social Security Pensions: 26.1%
  • Health and Welfare: 9.8%
  • Education: 8.3%
  • Local Administration: 7.2%
  • Development Financing: 6.9%
  • Defense: 5.5%
  • Infrastructures and Transportation: 3.9%
  • Foreign Relations: 2.5%
  • Public Safety and Security: 1.9%
  • Agricultural Development: 1.9%
  • Civil Rights, Immigration Policy: 1.5%
  • Culture, Religious Affairs, Athletics: 1.1%
  • Justice: 0.9%
  • Environment and Urban Development: 0.7%