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Finance

Where Metro Nashville's Budget Money Goes

The $2.45 billion Fiscal Year 2021 budget for the Metropolitan Government’s six budgetary (tax-supported) funds supports a wide range of public services. This budget represents a 4.97% increase from the Fiscal Year 2020 budget.

Where the money goes pie chart: Education: 37%, Public Safety: 20%, General Government: 11%, Debt Service: 14%, Health and Social Services: 4%, Infrastructure and Transportation: 4%, Recreation and Culture: 4%, Cash and Fund Balance Restoration: 4%, Other: 2%

Education: 37%
Public Safety: 20%
General Government: 11%
Debt Service: 14%
Health and Social Services: 4%
Infrastructure and Transportation: 4%
Recreation and Culture: 4%
Cash and Fund Balance Restoration: 4%
Other: 2%