General public services (COFOG-A 01)

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Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods
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General public services (COFOG-A 01) consists of government expenditure on general public services. This category is further classified into:

  • executive and legislative organs, financial and fiscal affairs, external affairs (COFOG-A 011);
  • foreign economic aid (COFOG-A 012);
  • general services (COFOG-A 013);
  • basic research (COFOG-A 014);
  • research and development - general public services (COFOG-A 015);
  • public debt transactions (COFOG-A 016);
  • transfers of a general character between different levels of government (COFOG-A 017); and
  • general public services not elsewhere classified (COFOG-A 019).
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