Departmental Performance Report for the period ending March 31, 2012 - Section 1 - Text description - Figure 4
Departmental Spending Trend and the Economic Plan (EAP)
Figure 4 represents the department's planned and actual spending profile from 2009-10 to 2011-12. Spending related to the Economic Action Plan (EAP) started in 2009-10 and continued until 2011-12 (with the exception of the Green Infrastructure Fund, which currently extends to 2013-14).
In 2011-12, Infrastructure Canada spent $4.5 billion on infrastructure investments under its programs to meet the expected results of its Program Activities and contribute to its Strategic Outcomes. This spending supported the construction of public infrastructure, strengthening the economy in many sectors and regions across the country.
The graph shows that from 2009-10 to 2010-11, Infrastructure Canada's Planned and Actual Spending continued to rise, and declining in 2011-12, with the close-out of the two programs under the Economic Action Plan. It changed as follows:
- In 2009-10, the Planned Spending was $7.1 billion, and Actual Spending was $4.2 billion.
- In 2010-11, the Planned Spending was $9.5 billion, and Actual Spending was $6.25 billion.
- And in 2011-12, the Planned Spending was $4.9 billion, and Actual Spending was $4.5 billion.
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