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Indicator 17.1.1 Total government revenue as a proportion of GDP, by source

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Headline data

Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Percentage (%)

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

Indicator available
Indicator description
Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Unit of measurement

Percentage (%)

Definitions
Available disaggregations
Calculations

Headline data - (Total government revenue / GDP) * 100

Disaggregated data - (Revenue source/ GDP) * 100

Other information

Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Total government revenue as a proportion of GDP, by source

Target name

Strengthen domestic resource mobilization, including through international support to developing countries, to improve domestic capacity for tax and other revenue collection

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier I

UN custodian agency

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Source 1

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1998

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date

19/06/2020

Next release

21/07/2020

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

fraser.munro@ons.gov.uk 

Other information

Central government data are acquired from table PSA6C and local government data are acquired from table PSA6H.

Source 2

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1948

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date

13/05/2020

Next release

30/06/2020

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

gdp@ons.gov.uk

Other information