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 government expenditures
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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 in 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).
AOI = (Agriculture Share of Government Expenditures / Agriculture Share of GDP), where i) Agriculture Share of Government Expenditures = (Central Government Expenditures on Agriculture / Total Central Government Outlays); and ii) Agriculture Share of GDP = (Agriculture Value-Added / GDP Agriculture) refers to the Division A of ISIC Rev 4 (Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting), equal to Division A+B of ISIC Rev 3.2.
Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated||08 October 2021|
|Metadata last updated||08 October 2021|