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STATE GOVERNMENT

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French Equivalent: Administrations d’États fédérés

Definition:
State governments are institutional units exercising some of the functions of government at a level below that of central government and above that of the governmental institutional units existing at a local level; they are institutional units whose fiscal, legislative and executive authority extends only over the individual “states” (often referred to as “provinces”) into which the country as a whole may be divided.

Source Publication:
SNA 4.124.

Cross References:
Central government

Hyperlink:
http://esa.un.org/unsd/sna1993/introduction.asp

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 26, 2001