Operational and financial planning and monitoring

The operations of the Ministry are guided by the Government Programme, and the internal security strategy and action plan which are currently being prepared.

The administrative branch’s operational and financial planning is based on the four-year general government fiscal plan (incl. spending limits decisions), the operational and financial plan, annual budgets and performance agreements.

According to the ordinary budget for 2017, the total number of person-years in the Ministry's branch of government is about 14,153 compared with 14,807 person-years in 2016. The largest employers are the police force (about 10,000 person-years) and the Border Guard (about 2,700 person-years). In the 2017 ordinary budget, the total expenditure of the Ministry of the Interior's branch of government amounts to EUR 1.508 billion.