Operational and financial planning and monitoring

The operations of the Ministry are guided by the Government Programme, and the Joint Strategy for the Ministry of the Interior’s administrative branch.

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

According to the ordinary budget for 2019, the target figure for human resources in the Ministry's branch of government is about 14,920. The actual figure for 2018 was an estimated 14,725 person-years. The largest employers are the police force (about 10,000 person-years) and the Border Guard (about 2,800 person-years). In the 2019 ordinary budget, the total expenditure of the Ministry of the Interior's branch of government amounts to EUR 1.452 billion.