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Indicator 2.a.1 The agriculture orientation index for government expenditures

The agriculture orientation index for UK government expenditures

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Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Agriculture Orientation Index (AOI)

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The agriculture orientation index for UK government expenditures

Indicator description
Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Unit of measurement

Agriculture Orientation Index (AOI)

Definitions

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).

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Calculations

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.

Other information

Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

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Indicator name

The agriculture orientation index for government expenditures

Target name

Increase investment, including through enhanced international cooperation, in rural infrastructure, agricultural research and extension services, technology development and plant and livestock gene banks in order to enhance agricultural productive capacity in developing countries, in particular least developed countries

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier I

UN custodian agency

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

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Source 1

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1995

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

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Release date

17/04/2020

Next release

NA

Statistical classification

Official Statistic

Contact details

Public.sector.accounts@ons.gov.uk

Other information

COFOG code - GF0402

Source 2

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Quarterly

Earliest available data

1990

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