Afghanistan - Expense

Expense (current LCU)

The value for Expense (current LCU) in Afghanistan was 505,827,000,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 5 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 505,827,000,000 in 2011 and a minimum value of 71,622,010,000 in 2006.

Definition: Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

Year Value
2006 71,622,010,000
2007 117,681,000,000
2008 261,228,000,000
2009 271,089,000,000
2010 369,383,000,000
2011 505,827,000,000

Expense (% of GDP)

Expense (% of GDP) in Afghanistan was 58.07 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 5 years was 58.07 in 2011, while its lowest value was 20.33 in 2006.

Definition: Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also:

Year Value
2006 20.33
2007 27.01
2008 48.96
2009 44.07
2010 50.61
2011 58.07

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance