The Singapore government just announced the 2018 budget on February 19th 2018.

As usual, we’ll take a look at the data from a macro lens across many years to see if there might be interesting trends we can glean from the 2018 budget visualization.

This is the fifth year running that I’ve been doing this. Many of the visualizations were pre-written, so I just added the latest data figures from MOF.

Here’s the work done in previous years, if you’re interested to compare:

The whole point of this series is to give readers a sense of the long-term trends in the budgets.

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Revenue vs Expenditure Chart:


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Expenditure Chart:


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Revenue Chart:


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And here is the new chart for this year!

Expenditure by sector:


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