Zambia - Subsidies and other transfers

Subsidies and other transfers (current LCU)

The value for Subsidies and other transfers (current LCU) in Zambia was 2,035,040,000,000 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,522,310,000,000 in 2007 and a minimum value of 2,828,100,000 in 1990.

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
1990 2,828,100,000
1991 14,249,300,000
1992 5,347,900,000
1993 18,891,700,000
1998 243,900,000,000
1999 261,500,000,000
2001 72,094,520,000
2002 499,265,000,000
2003 297,229,000,000
2004 787,929,000,000
2005 1,322,230,000,000
2006 1,210,600,000,000
2007 2,522,310,000,000
2008 2,478,400,000,000
2009 2,493,100,000,000
2010 2,035,040,000,000

Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense)

Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense) in Zambia was 15.27 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 24.07 in 2007, while its lowest value was 3.46 in 2001.

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
1998 18.88
1999 20.06
2001 3.46
2002 19.10
2003 8.14
2004 15.19
2005 18.00
2006 18.50
2007 24.07
2008 22.02
2009 22.04
2010 15.27

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance