Government Finance Statistics
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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).
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.

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Bibliographic citation:
International Monetary Fund: Government Finance Statistics (April 2019 Edition). UK Data Service. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/imf/gfs/2019-04

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Annual

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30th April 2019

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Start: 1972
End: 2018

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174 economies

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Government Finance StatisticsAbstract

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).
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.

Contact person/organisation

Get in touchhttp://ukdataservice.ac.uk/help/get-in-touch.aspxDirect source

Bibliographic citation:
International Monetary Fund: Government Finance Statistics (April 2019 Edition). UK Data Service. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/imf/gfs/2019-04

Source Periodicity

Annual

Reference period

Start: 1972
End: 2018

Date last updated

30th April 2019

Geographic coverage

174 economies

Classification(s) used

Manual on Government Finance Statisticsmetadata/IMF/GFS/GFS_Manual.pdfOther comments

Copyright: International Monetary Fund

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