Afghanistan - Expense

Expense (current LCU)

The value for Expense (current LCU) in Afghanistan was 435,481,000,000 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 6 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
2012 435,481,000,000

Expense (% of GDP)

Expense (% of GDP) in Afghanistan was 41.03 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 59.07 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 24.00
2008 50.31
2009 44.07
2010 50.61
2011 59.07
2012 41.03

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance