Government Finance Statistics; key figures 1987 - 2013

Government Finance Statistics; key figures 1987 - 2013

All periods Key figures (million euros) Expenditure Social benefits (mln euro) Key figures (% of GDP) Expenditure Social benefits (% of GDP)
2013* 143,433 23.8
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains information on the finances of the general government sector. The terms and definitions used are in accordance with the framework of the national accounts. The national accounts are based on the international definitions of the European System of Accounts (ESA 1995). In some cases the terms from the national accounts are replaced by everyday descriptions of revenue and expenditure transactions. In these cases the corresponding term from the national accounts is given in the explanation.

Data available from:
Yearly figures from 1987 to 2013, quarterly figures from 2005 to 2013.

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are definite from 1987 onwards. The figures for the most recent years and quarters are provisional. Because this table is discontinued, figures will not be updated anymore.

Changes as of June 25th 2014:
None, this table is discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore.
This table is replaced by table Government Finance Statistics; key figures. See paragraph 3.

Description topics

Key figures (million euros)
Some important figures on government finance statistics.
Expenditure
Expenditure of the general government sector.
Social benefits
Social benefits in cash or in kind, awarded to households to relieve the financial burden that result from certain risks and needs (such as illness, invalidity, disability, age, surviving relatives and unemployment).

Social benefits are divided into social benefits in cash and social benefits in kind.
Key figures (% of GDP)
Some important figures on government finance statistics as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP).

The gross domestic product (market value) is the result of the productive activities of residential production units. It equals to the added value (basic prices) of all industries, completed with some transactions that cannot be attributed to industries.
Expenditure
Expenditure of the general government sector.
Social benefits
Social benefits in cash or in kind, awarded to households to relieve the financial burden that result from certain risks and needs (such as illness, invalidity, disability, age, surviving relatives and unemployment).

Social benefits are divided into social benefits in cash and social benefits in kind.