Taxing, borrowing, spending and lending constitute the principal financial transactions of governments.
Here are some major government finance indicators to be provided by the national statistical offices:
and their relevant components.
"Government Financial Statistics (GFS) is an accounting framework developed by the International Monetary Fund to provide guidelines for the compilation of fiscal accounts". OECD, Paris 1)
Data available for
most countries worldwide: World Bank's World Development Indicators
OECD countries: Taxing Wages Comparative tables, OECD Economic Outlook or Flash File
the European Union: Government revenue, expenditure and main aggregates
System of National Accounts (SNA), European Fiscal Compact or External debt and related flows.
1) Government Finance Statistics Manuals and Guides, IMF