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.
The agriculture orientation index for UK general government expenditure
|Unit of measurement
Agriculture Orientation Index (AOI)
The Agriculture Orientation Index (AOI) for Government Expenditures is defined as the Agriculture Share of Government Expenditures, divided by the Agriculture Share of GDP, where Agriculture refers to the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector. The measure is a currency- free index, calculated as the ratio of these two shares. National governments are requested to compile Government Expenditures according to the international Classification of Functions of Government (COFOG) codes, and Agriculture Share of GDP according to the System of National Accounts (SNA).
GVA refers to Gross Value Added, which is an output measure of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). For more information refer to A guide to interpreting monthly gross domestic product.
AOI = (Agriculture Share of Government Expenditure / Agriculture Share of GDP), where -
Agriculture Share of Government Expenditures = (General government expenditure on agriculture / Total general government expenditure). This information can be found in Source 1.
Agriculture Share of GDP = (Agriculture GVA / Total GVA). Agriculture refers to the Division A of ISIC Rev 4 (Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting). This information can be found in Source 2.
Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated
|23 March 2023
|Metadata last updated
|23 March 2023