Afghanistan - Subsidies and other transfers

Subsidies and other transfers (current LCU)

The value for Subsidies and other transfers (current LCU) in Afghanistan was 10,428,440,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 5 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 19,325,020,000 in 2008 and a minimum value of 4,073,373,000 in 2006.

Definition: Subsidies, grants, and other social benefits include all unrequited, nonrepayable transfers on current account to private and public enterprises; grants to foreign governments, international organizations, and other government units; and social security, social assistance benefits, and employer social benefits in cash and in kind.

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

Year Value
2006 4,073,373,000
2007 5,972,703,000
2008 19,325,020,000
2009 12,106,850,000
2010 6,741,202,000
2011 10,428,440,000

Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense)

Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense) in Afghanistan was 2.06 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 5 years was 7.40 in 2008, while its lowest value was 1.82 in 2010.

Definition: Subsidies, grants, and other social benefits include all unrequited, nonrepayable transfers on current account to private and public enterprises; grants to foreign governments, international organizations, and other government units; and social security, social assistance benefits, and employer social benefits in cash and in kind.

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

See also:

Year Value
2006 5.69
2007 5.08
2008 7.40
2009 4.47
2010 1.82
2011 2.06

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance