In the breakdown of the latest Budget 2016, the Singapore government cut the development expenditure of Transport by S$1.58 billion, or 15.3%, to S$8.76 billion in 2016. The budget cut contradicts the government’s commitment to improve public transport service especially with the increasing frequency of train breakdowns and overcrowding in public transport.

Another key expenditure that faced huge cuts is Culture, Community and Youth at 22.6% cut (S$589 million). The total expenditure for Economic Development were cut by 3.5% (S$559 million).

Two largest increases are the cost of government (Government Administration) which increased 17% (S$380 million) and health, at 18.95% increase (S$1.75 billion). The largest single component spending is Defence at S$13.96 billion, an increase of 6.4% over FY2015.

You may download the Budget breakdown here.