11. Government expenditure by function (COFOG), SNA93
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National currency; current prices. Expressed in millions.

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It provides a breakdown of government expenditure according to their function according to SNA93. To meet this end, economic flows of expenditure must be aggregated according to the Classification of the Functions of Government (COFOG).


Data are also available, for most countries, for the sub-sectors of general government.

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Detailed methodological information by country are available on the document below:

11. Government expenditure by function (COFOG), SNA93Contact person/organisation

OECD statistics contact: STAT.Contact@oecd.org

Unit of measure used

National currency; current prices. Expressed in millions.

Statistical population

It provides a breakdown of government expenditure according to their function according to SNA93. To meet this end, economic flows of expenditure must be aggregated according to the Classification of the Functions of Government (COFOG).


Data are also available, for most countries, for the sub-sectors of general government.

Recommended uses and limitations

Detailed methodological information by country are available on the document below:

Country noteshttp://stats.oecd.org/oecdstatdownloadfiles/SNA_TABLES_GG.docxGeneral noteshttp://stats.oecd.org/wbos/fileview2.aspx?IDFile=51356feb-ad9a-4232-a7ea-f510b6ae7947
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See ANAdotstat for detailed information on the database structurehttp://stats.oecd.org/wbos/fileview2.aspx?IDFile=f5312f52-acf9-44b2-94f1-a8439586811aFrequently asked questionshttp://www.oecd.org/std/na/annualnationalaccountsfaqs.htmTips for a better use of the annual national accountshttp://www.oecd.org/std/na/tips-for-a-better-use-of-the-oecd-annual-national-accounts-statistics.htm