Discrepancy in expenditure estimate of GDP (constant LCU)

Definition: A statistical discrepancy usually arises when the GDP components are estimated independently by industrial origin and by expenditure categories. This item represents the discrepancy in the use of resources (i.e., the estimate of GDP by expenditure categories). Data are in constant local currency.

Description: The map below shows how Discrepancy in expenditure estimate of GDP (constant LCU) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Iran, with a value of 144,010,000,000,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Vietnam, with a value of -5,688,000,000,000.00.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Base Period: varies by country

Periodicity: Annual