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.
|Unit of measurement||
The precise definition of the indicator is the proportion of domestic budgetary central government expenditure funded by taxes. Revenue in the form of domestic taxes is based on the definition described in Chapter 5 of the Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 2014 (PDF, 4.7MB).
(Government taxes / (expenses + net investment in non-financial assets)) * 100
The government expenditure data used for the calculations is based on the IMF’s Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014 (GFSM). See the International Monetary Fund's Government Finance Statistics framework in the public sector finances for more information.
Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated||19 January 2023|
|Metadata last updated||31 January 2023|