Government Finance Statistics (GFS), Expenditure by Function of Government (COFOG) [GFSCOFOG]

This dataset provides a comprehensive view of the functions, or socioeconomic objectives, that government aims to achieve through various kinds of expenditure, comprising detailed classifications of general public service, defense, public order and safety, economic affairs, environment protection, housing and community services, health, recreation, culture and religion, education, and social protection services.

Updated by provider on January 28, 2023 (12:00 AM)

Frequency [FREQ]
Reference Area [REF_AREA]
Reporting Institutional Sector [REF_SECTOR]
Unit of Measure [UNIT_MEASURE]
COFOG Function [COFOG_FUNCTION]

Dataset has 262,472 series. Add search filters to narrow them.

Notes
  • Code: GFSCOFOG
  • Temporal Coverage: 1972-2015
  • Geographic Coverage: 175 countries
  • Methodology: Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014 (GFSM 2014)
  • Sectoral Coverage: Budgetary central government, Central government (excl. social security funds), Central government (incl. social security funds), Extrabudgetary central government, General government, Local governments, Social security funds, State governments
Dimension codes and labels
[FREQ] Frequency
  • [A] Annual
[REF_AREA] Reference Area
  • [AE] United Arab Emirates
  • [AF] Afghanistan
  • [AG] Antigua and Barbuda
  • [AI] Anguilla
  • [AL] Albania
  • [AM] Armenia
  • [AO] Angola
  • [AR] Argentina
  • [AT] Austria
  • [AU] Australia
  • [AW] Aruba
  • [AZ] Azerbaijan
  • [BA] Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • [BB] Barbados
  • [BD] Bangladesh
  • [BE] Belgium
  • [BF] Burkina Faso
  • [BG] Bulgaria
  • [BH] Bahrain
  • [BI] Burundi
  • [BJ] Benin
  • [BN] Brunei Darussalam
  • [BO] Bolivia
  • [BR] Brazil
  • [BS] Bahamas
  • [BT] Bhutan
  • [BW] Botswana
  • [BY] Belarus
  • [BZ] Belize
  • [CA] Canada
  • [CD] Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
  • [CF] Central African Republic
  • [CG] Congo
  • [CH] Switzerland
  • [CI] Cote d`Ivoire
  • [CK] Cook Islands
  • [CL] Chile
  • [CM] Cameroon
  • [CN] China
  • [CO] Colombia
  • [CR] Costa Rica
  • [CV] Cabo Verde
  • [CY] Cyprus
  • [CZ] Czech Republic
  • [DE] Germany
  • [DJ] Djibouti
  • [DK] Denmark
  • [DM] Dominica
  • [DO] Dominican Republic
  • [DZ] Algeria
  • [EC] Ecuador
  • [EE] Estonia
  • [EG] Egypt
  • [ER] Eritrea
  • [ES] Spain
  • [ET] Ethiopia
  • [FI] Finland
  • [FJ] Fiji
  • [FM] Micronesia, Federated States of
  • [FR] France
  • [GA] Gabon
  • [GB] United Kingdom
  • [GD] Grenada
  • [GE] Georgia
  • [GH] Ghana
  • [GM] Gambia
  • [GN] Guinea
  • [GQ] Equatorial Guinea
  • [GR] Greece
  • [GT] Guatemala
  • [GW] Guinea-Bissau
  • [GY] Guyana
  • [HK] Hong Kong, China
  • [HN] Honduras
  • [HR] Croatia
  • [HT] Haiti
  • [HU] Hungary
  • [ID] Indonesia
  • [IE] Ireland
  • [IL] Israel
  • [IN] India
  • [IQ] Iraq
  • [IR] Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • [IS] Iceland
  • [IT] Italy
  • [JM] Jamaica
  • [JO] Jordan
  • [JP] Japan
  • [KE] Kenya
  • [KG] Kyrgyzstan
  • [KH] Cambodia
  • [KI] Kiribati
  • [KM] Comoros
  • [KN] Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • [KR] Korea, Republic of
  • [KW] Kuwait
  • [KZ] Kazakhstan
  • [LA] Lao People`s Democratic Republic
  • [LB] Lebanon
  • [LC] Saint Lucia
  • [LK] Sri Lanka
  • [LR] Liberia
  • [LS] Lesotho
  • [LT] Lithuania
  • [LU] Luxembourg
  • [LV] Latvia
  • [LY] Libya
  • [MA] Morocco
  • [MC] Monaco
  • [MD] Moldova, Republic of
  • [ME] Montenegro
  • [MG] Madagascar
  • [MH] Marshall islands
  • [MK] North Macedonia, Republic of
  • [ML] Mali
  • [MM] Myanmar
  • [MN] Mongolia
  • [MO] Macao
  • [MR] Mauritania
  • [MS] Montserrat
  • [MT] Malta
  • [MU] Mauritius
  • [MV] Maldives
  • [MW] Malawi
  • [MX] Mexico
  • [MY] Malaysia
  • [MZ] Mozambique
  • [NA] Namibia
  • [NE] Niger
  • [NG] Nigeria
  • [NI] Nicaragua
  • [NL] Netherlands
  • [NO] Norway
  • [NP] Nepal
  • [NR] Nauru
  • [NZ] New Zealand
  • [OM] Oman
  • [PA] Panama
  • [PE] Peru
  • [PG] Papua New Guinea
  • [PH] Philippines
  • [PK] Pakistan
  • [PL] Poland
  • [PS] Palestine, State of
  • [PT] Portugal
  • [PW] Palau
  • [PY] Paraguay
  • [QA] Qatar
  • [RO] Romania
  • [RS] Serbia
  • [RU] Russian Federation
  • [RW] Rwanda
  • [SA] Saudi Arabia
  • [SB] Solomon Islands
  • [SC] Seychelles
  • [SD] Sudan
  • [SE] Sweden
  • [SG] Singapore
  • [SI] Slovenia
  • [SK] Slovakia
  • [SL] Sierra Leone
  • [SM] San Marino
  • [SN] Senegal
  • [SO] Somalia
  • [SR] Suriname
  • [ST] Sao Tome and Principe
  • [SV] El Salvador
  • [SY] Syrian Arab Republic
  • [SZ] Eswatini
  • [TD] Chad
  • [TG] Togo
  • [TH] Thailand
  • [TJ] Tajikistan
  • [TL] Timor-Leste
  • [TN] Tunisia
  • [TO] Tonga
  • [TR] Türkiye
  • [TT] Trinidad and Tobago
  • [TZ] Tanzania, United Republic of
  • [UA] Ukraine
  • [UG] Uganda
  • [US] United States
  • [UY] Uruguay
  • [UZ] Uzbekistan
  • [VC] Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • [VN] Viet Nam
  • [VU] Vanuatu
  • [WS] Samoa
  • [XK] Kosovo, Republic of
  • [YE] Yemen
  • [ZA] South Africa
  • [ZM] Zambia
  • [ZW] Zimbabwe
[REF_SECTOR] Reporting Institutional Sector
  • [S13] General government
  • [S1311] Central government (excl. social security funds)
  • [S13112] Extrabudgetary central government
  • [S1311B] Budgetary central government
  • [S1312] State governments
  • [S1313] Local governments
  • [S1314] Social security funds
  • [S1321] Central government (incl. social security funds)
[UNIT_MEASURE] Unit of Measure
  • [XDC] Domestic currency
  • [XDC_R_B1GQ] Percent of GDP
  • [XDC_R_OTE] Percent of total expenditure
[COFOG_FUNCTION] COFOG Function
  • [GF01] Expenditure on general public services
  • [GF0101] Expenditure on exec/leg, fiscal, & external affairs
  • [GF0102] Expenditure on foreign economic aid
  • [GF0103] Expenditure on general services
  • [GF0104] Expenditure on basic research
  • [GF0105] Expenditure on general public services R&D
  • [GF0106] Expenditure on general public services n.e.c.
  • [GF0107] Expenditure on public debt transactions
  • [GF0108] Transfers between different levels of govt
  • [GF02] Expenditure on defense
  • [GF0201] Expenditure on military defense
  • [GF0202] Expenditure on civil defense
  • [GF0203] Expenditure on foreign military aid
  • [GF0204] Expenditure on defense R&D
  • [GF0205] Expenditure on defense n.e.c.
  • [GF03] Expenditure on public order & safety
  • [GF0301] Expenditure on police services
  • [GF0302] Expenditure on fire protection services
  • [GF0303] Expenditure on law courts
  • [GF0304] Expenditure on prisons
  • [GF0305] Expenditure on public order & safety R&D
  • [GF0306] Expenditure on public order & safety n.e.c.
  • [GF04] Expenditure on economic affairs
  • [GF0401] Expenditure on economic, commercial, & labour affairs
  • [GF0402] Expenditure on agriculture, fishing, forestry, & hunting
  • [GF0403] Expenditure on fuel & energy
  • [GF0404] Expenditure on mining, manufacturing, & construction
  • [GF0405] Expenditure on transport
  • [GF0406] Expenditure on communication
  • [GF0407] Expenditure on other industries
  • [GF0408] Expenditure on economic affairs R&D
  • [GF0409] Expenditure on economic affairs n.e.c.
  • [GF05] Expenditure on environment protection
  • [GF0501] Expenditure on waste management
  • [GF0502] Expenditure on waste water management
  • [GF0503] Expenditure on pollution abatement
  • [GF0504] Expenditure on biodiversity & landscape protection
  • [GF0505] Expenditure on environmental protection R&D
  • [GF0506] Expenditure on environmental protection n.e.c.
  • [GF06] Expenditure on housing & community amenities
  • [GF0601] Expenditure on housing development
  • [GF0602] Expenditure on community development
  • [GF0603] Expenditure on water supply
  • [GF0604] Expenditure on street lighting
  • [GF0605] Expenditure on housing & community amenities R&D
  • [GF0606] Expenditure on housing & community amenities n.e.c.
  • [GF07] Expenditure on health
  • [GF0701] Expenditure on medical products, appliances, & equip
  • [GF0702] Expenditure on outpatient services
  • [GF0703] Expenditure on hospital services
  • [GF0704] Expenditure on public health services
  • [GF0705] Expenditure on health R&D
  • [GF0706] Expenditure on health n.e.c.
  • [GF08] Expenditure on recreation, culture, & religion
  • [GF0801] Expenditure on recreational & sporting services
  • [GF0802] Expenditure on cultural services
  • [GF0803] Expenditure on broadcasting & publishing
  • [GF0804] Expenditure on religious & community services
  • [GF0805] Expenditure on recreation, culture, & religion R&D
  • [GF0806] Expenditure on recreation, culture, & religion n.e.c.
  • [GF09] Expenditure on education
  • [GF0901] Expenditure on pre-primary & primary education
  • [GF0902] Expenditure on secondary education
  • [GF0903] Expenditure on post-secondary non-tertiary education
  • [GF0904] Expenditure on tertiary education
  • [GF0905] Expenditure on education not definable by level
  • [GF0906] Expenditure on subsidiary services to education
  • [GF0907] Expenditure on education R&D
  • [GF0908] Expenditure on education n.e.c.
  • [GF10] Expenditure on social protection
  • [GF1001] Expenditure on sickness & disability
  • [GF1002] Expenditure on old age
  • [GF1003] Expenditure on survivors
  • [GF1004] Expenditure on family & children
  • [GF1005] Expenditure on unemployment
  • [GF1006] Expenditure on housing
  • [GF1007] Expenditure on social exclusion n.e.c.
  • [GF1008] Expenditure on social protection R&D
  • [GF1009] Expenditure on social protection n.e.c.
  • [_T] Expenditure
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