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Data Revision: Singapore - Government operating expenditure [UPDATED]
Thursday, 27 Dec 2018 17:26 ET
By Jacky Cheung
Summary
December 2018 -- The source has truncated the history of "Table M130631, Government Operating Expenditure By Sector" prior to 2006, so we have synchronized Data Buffet (19 quarterly series impacted). [Updated 27 December 2018.]
Detail

Updated

After further consultation with the source, we located a separate table that allowed us to reconstitute the previous full history of the 17 as-reported series (as early as 1999Q1) and the two Moody's Analytics seasonally adjusted supplements (1969Q1).

Initial story

In response, we have deleted periods prior to 2006Q3.

The reported series reside in the historical catalog (Singapore » Government » Operating finances) and include, for example:

  • GVLESDUQ.ISGP    = Government operating expenditure - Social development, (Mil. SGD, NSA)
  • GVLEEDTNSUQ.ISGP = Economic development - Transport

There are also two Moody's supplements:

  • GVLGNLBAQ.ISGP  = Budget balance, (Mil. SGD, SAAR)
  • GVLETTAQ.ISGP   = Expenditure

Because catalog locations are subject to change, the upper-right search box on DataBuffet.com provides a "find in catalog" mode that accepts a mnemonic.

Updates

  • 23 Dec - Initial version.
  • 27 Dec - Restored series to original state.
Other
Related ReleaseGovernment Accounts - Quarterly
SourceSingapore Department of Statistics (DOS)
FrequencyQuarterly
GeographySingapore
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