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New Zealand

New Zealand Spending Stats

Definitions

  • Compensation of employees > % of expense: Compensation of employees consists of all payments in cash, as well as in kind (such as food and housing), to employees in return for services rendered, and government contributions to social insurance schemes such as social security and pensions that provide benefits to employees."
  • Compensation of employees > Current LCU: Compensation of employees consists of all payments in cash, as well as in kind (such as food and housing), to employees in return for services rendered, and government contributions to social insurance schemes such as social security and pensions that provide benefits to employees."
  • Expense > % of GDP: Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends."
  • Expense > Current LCU: Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends."
  • Goods and services expense > % of expense: Goods and services include all government payments in exchange for goods and services used for the production of market and nonmarket goods and services. Own-account capital formation is excluded.
  • Goods and services expense > Current LCU: Goods and services include all government payments in exchange for goods and services used for the production of market and nonmarket goods and services. Own-account capital formation is excluded.
  • Interest payments > % of expense: Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents."
  • Interest payments > % of revenue: Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents."
  • Interest payments > Current LCU: Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents."
  • Other expense > % of expense: Other expense is spending on dividends, rent, and other miscellaneous expenses, including provision for consumption of fixed capital."
  • Other expense > Current LCU: Other expense is spending on dividends, rent, and other miscellaneous expenses, including provision for consumption of fixed capital."
  • Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense: Subsidies, grants, and other social benefits include all unrequited, nonrepayable transfers on current account to private and public enterprises; grants to foreign governments, international organisations, and other government units; and social security, social assistance benefits, and employer social benefits in cash and in kind."
  • Subsidies and other transfers > Current LCU: Subsidies, grants, and other social benefits include all unrequited, nonrepayable transfers on current account to private and public enterprises; grants to foreign governments, international organisations, and other government units; and social security, social assistance benefits, and employer social benefits in cash and in kind."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Compensation of employees > % of expense 24.98% 2007 44th out of 96
Compensation of employees > Current LCU 14.6 billion 2007 61st out of 95
Expense > % of GDP 32.93% 2007 30th out of 96
Expense > Current LCU 58.45 billion 2007 63th out of 95
Goods and services expense > % of expense 30.25% 2007 13th out of 96
Goods and services expense > Current LCU 17.68 billion 2007 49th out of 95
Interest payments > % of expense 3.86% 2007 65th out of 96
Interest payments > % of revenue 3.42% 2007 62nd out of 97
Interest payments > Current LCU 2.25 billion 2007 65th out of 96
Other expense > % of expense 6.71% 2007 42nd out of 91
Other expense > Current LCU 3.92 billion 2007 55th out of 90
Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense 37.63% 2007 50th out of 95
Subsidies and other transfers > Current LCU 21.99 billion 2007 61st out of 94

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

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"New Zealand Spending Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/New-Zealand/Government/Spending

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