Portugal - Subsidies and other transfers

Subsidies and other transfers (current LCU)

The value for Subsidies and other transfers (current LCU) in Portugal was 42,709,720,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 43,271,150,000 in 2010 and a minimum value of 13,885,290,000 in 1995.

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
1995 13,885,290,000
1996 15,321,450,000
1997 16,299,910,000
1998 18,750,760,000
1999 20,274,310,000
2000 21,682,480,000
2001 23,729,150,000
2002 25,399,510,000
2003 29,167,110,000
2004 27,136,280,000
2005 29,302,200,000
2006 30,617,720,000
2007 32,429,750,000
2008 38,083,660,000
2009 42,259,540,000
2010 43,271,150,000
2011 42,709,720,000

Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense)

Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense) in Portugal was 56.65 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 56.95 in 2009, while its lowest value was 42.63 in 1995.

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
1995 42.63
1996 44.54
1997 45.00
1998 46.50
1999 46.85
2000 46.35
2001 46.82
2002 47.44
2003 51.77
2004 45.48
2005 46.07
2006 47.77
2007 49.22
2008 54.68
2009 56.95
2010 55.52
2011 56.65

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance