A survey of African budgetary statistics
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The development of public finance statistics for Africa is in the infant stage. The ECA Statistics and Demography Division have compiled data on revenue and expenditure for over 50 countries and territories in Africa. For very few of these geographical areas, however, is any direct comparison possible. A preliminary study on the availability of relevant documentation for countries on this continent had already revealed a sad lack of comparability as regards budgetary analyses.