Qatar - Subsidies and other transfers

Subsidies and other transfers (current LCU)

The value for Subsidies and other transfers (current LCU) in Qatar was 13,432,290,000 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 6 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14,539,130,000 in 2009 and a minimum value of 4,105,618,000 in 2004.

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
2004 4,105,618,000
2005 5,510,857,000
2006 7,788,575,000
2007 8,920,177,000
2008 9,953,567,000
2009 14,539,130,000
2010 13,432,290,000

Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense)

Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense) in Qatar was 15.75 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 21.07 in 2009, while its lowest value was 15.14 in 2004.

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
2004 15.14
2005 17.14
2006 15.86
2007 19.14
2008 16.63
2009 21.07
2010 15.75

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance