Discrepancy in expenditure estimate of GDP (constant LCU) - Africa

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 in Africa. 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 region is Guinea, with a value of 615,419,000,000.00. The country with the lowest value in the region is Malawi, with a value of -152,327,000,000.00.

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