Sources: IMF, International Financial Statistics, Supplement on Government Finance (for 1972 data) Government Finance Statistics Yearbook (for 1984 data).
Note: Figures have been rounded.
1 Comprises general public services and other purposes, a residual category that includes public dept interest payments among others. For both industrial and developing countries incressed payments represented much of the increase in this category.
2 Outisys include expenditure plus lending minus repayments.
3 Landing comprises acquisition of claims on others—both loans and equities—undertaken for purposes of public policy.