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This dataset is an archive of the Government expenditure by function (COFOG) dataset as of the 27th June of 2019, prior to the 2019 benchmark revisions. As it may happen that countries only cover results for a limited time period when first publishing the results of their benchmark revision, this dataset provides users with longer time series based on the methodology as used before the benchmark revision. In general, longer historical time series become available after a certain amount of time.

CountryInformation on item
MeasureCurrent prices
UnitAustralian Dollar, Millions
TransactionInformation on item
Hide subtree TLYCG: Total government expenditureInformation on item540 922.0564 540.0583 487.0600 814.0
TLYCG: Total government expenditureP3CG: Final consumption expenditureInformation on item269 829.0276 431.0288 128.0303 460.0
D1CG: Total compensation of employees paid by the governmentInformation on item151 312.0152 340.0156 959.0165 157.0
D3CG: SubsidiesInformation on item22 709.024 617.022 044.022 483.0
D4CG: Property income (consolidated S13)Information on item31 792.035 436.037 815.038 154.0
D62_D631XXCG: Social benefits & transfers in kind - purchased market production, payableInformation on item162 760.0172 866.0179 841.0133 074.0
Hide subtree P2_D29D5D8CG: Intermediate cons. +Other taxes on prod. +Current taxes on income +Information on item99 158.0102 772.0106 854.0111 254.0
P2_D29D5D8CG: Intermediate cons. +Other taxes on prod. +Current taxes on income +P2CG: Intermediate consumptionInformation on item99 158.0102 772.0106 854.0111 254.0
D29D5D8CG: Other taxes on prod. +Current taxes on income + pension adj.Information on item0.
D7CG: Other current transfers (consolidated S13)Information on item38 497.040 650.043 080.041 922.0
D9CG: Capital transfers (consolidated S13)Information on item7 908.07 102.06 320.05 840.0
Hide subtree P5_K2CG: Gross capital formation and acq. less disposals of non-fin. non-prod.assetsInformation on item42 191.047 279.047 364.050 246.0
P5_K2CG: Gross capital formation and acq. less disposals of non-fin. non-prod.assetsP5CG: Gross capital formationInformation on item46 060.046 339.046 479.047 936.0
K2CG: Acquisitions less disposals of non-financial non-produced assetsInformation on item-3 869.0941.0885.02 309.0
Data extracted on 13 Jun 2024 12:28 UTC (GMT) from OECD.Stat


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