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Budget 2021 explained in numbers

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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has delivered his second 'pandemic budget'. (Photo by Sam Mooy/Getty Images)
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has delivered his second 'pandemic budget'. (Photo by Sam Mooy/Getty Images)

More from Federal Budget 2021:

- Federal Budget 2021: What it means for you

- Budget 2021: Winners and losers

- AUSTRALIAN WOMEN: This is what the Budget delivered for you

- $14,040 over four years: Tax cuts at centre of Frydenberg’s Budget

- The verdict for pensioners, downsizers in Frydenberg Budget

- Huge superannuation changes in Federal Budget

$161 billion: National deficit this year (down by $52.7 billion from $214 billion in October 2020 Budget)

$617.5 billion: National debt

250,000: Number of new jobs this Budget aims to create

$255: The maximum tax offset you’ll receive if you earn $36,000 or less

$1,080: The maximum tax offset you’ll receive if you earn between $37,000 and $48,000, AND the offset you’ll receive if you earn between $48,000 and $90,000

$450 per month: Minimum income threshold to earn super has been scrapped

$41.30: How much your PBS script will cost

$23,226: Aussies earning below this are exempt from the Medicare levy

$17.7 billion: Aged care sector

$13.2 billion: NDIS scheme

$15 billion: Extra money for infrastructure projects

$2.7 billion: Apprentices and traineeships

$2.3 billion: Mental health

$2.1 billion: Aviation, tourism, the arts, international education providers

$2 billion: Preschools

$1.9 billion: Extra money for the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines

$1.9 billion: National security, intelligence agencies

$1.7 billion: Childcare

$1.6 billion: Clean hydrogen, energy storage

$1.5 billion: Manufacturing

$1.5 billion: Extra money for COVID-related health services

$1.2 billion: Digital economy

$1.1 billion: Women’s safety

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