Government Finance Statistics
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The Government Finance Statistics (GFS) contains detailed data on revenue, expense, transactions in assets and liabilities, and stocks positions in assets and liabilities of general government and its subsectors.

The GFS contains data for all reporting countries in the framework of the Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM 2014) available to download in the documentation section.

GFS data are compiled either on a cash basis of recording or non-cash basis of recording (e.g., an accrual basis or a commitment basis).

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Bibliographic citation:
International Monetary Fund: Government Finance Statistics (April 2021 Edition). UK Data Service. https://doi.org/10.5257/imf/gfs/2021-04

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Annual

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14th May 2021

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Start: 1972
End: 2020

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Government Finance StatisticsAbstract

The Government Finance Statistics (GFS) contains detailed data on revenue, expense, transactions in assets and liabilities, and stocks positions in assets and liabilities of general government and its subsectors.

The GFS contains data for all reporting countries in the framework of the Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM 2014) available to download in the documentation section.

GFS data are compiled either on a cash basis of recording or non-cash basis of recording (e.g., an accrual basis or a commitment basis).

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Get in touchhttps://ukdataservice.ac.uk/about-us/contactDirect source

Bibliographic citation:
International Monetary Fund: Government Finance Statistics (April 2021 Edition). UK Data Service. https://doi.org/10.5257/imf/gfs/2021-04

Source Periodicity

Annual

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Government Finance Statistics Manual (PDF)/metadata/IMF/GFS/GFS_Manual.pdfGovernment Finance Statistics Introductory Notes (PDF)/metadata/IMF/GFS/GFS_Introductory_Notes.pdfReference period

Start: 1972
End: 2020

Date last updated

14th May 2021

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