Welsh Government Final Budget 2022-23 – Explore the budget

Published 07/03/2022   |   Reading Time minutes

The Welsh Government published its Final Budget 2022-23 on 1 March 2022.

Click to explore the budget’s key allocations.

The infographics below summarise the key allocations by government department and how these have changed from the Draft Budget 2022-23.

Revenue Departmental Expenditure Limit (DEL): £18,990m (up by £163m or 0.9%). Capital DEL: £2,655m (up by £48m or 1.8%). Total DEL: £21,644m (up by £211m or 1.0%). Annually Managed Expenditure (AME): £2,299m (no change). Total Managed Expenditure (TME): £23,943m (up by £211m or 0.9%).


DEL is the discretionary part of the budget that the Welsh Government chooses how to spend.

AME is the non-discretionary part of the budget.

Table of total revenue and capital allocation by department. Health and Social Services: £10133m (down by £4m or 0.04%). Finance and Local Government: £4652m (up by £42m or 0.9%). Climate Change: £2811m (up by £55m or 2.0%). Education and the Welsh Language: £2571m (up by £40m or 1.6%). Economy: £485m (down by £42m or 7.9%). Rural Affairs: £393m (no change). Central Services and Administration: £354m (down by £0.3m or 0.1%). Social Justice: £246m (up by £119m or 93.2%).


* Excludes around £1,030 million non-domestic rates income.

** Includes allocation of £459 million of non-fiscal revenue due to student loans.

Figures are rounded. Refer to the Welsh Government Final Budget 2022-23 for exact figures

Budget terminology is explained in our budget glossary.

Article by Martin Jennings, Senedd Research, Welsh Parliament