Since 2010, Germany has achieved the highest score “A” on the four-point ordinal scale according to the global metadata for the SDG indicator 16.6.1.


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Headline data

Source: Federal Ministry of Finance

Geographical Area: Germany

Unit of measurement: Percentage


The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodological guidelines for the calculation of the indicator - so-called global metadata.

Displayed here are the national time series that fit the global metadata best as well as their comparability with the global metadata. Please find further methodical and country-specific information of the time series in the related national metadata.

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Proportion of primary government expenditures to original approved budget

Comparability with global metadata

The time series is compliant with the global metadata.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators. Global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Target name

Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels

Indicator name

Primary government expenditures as a proportion of original approved budget, by sector (or by budget codes or similar)

Designated tier

Tier II

Custodian agency

World Bank (WB)

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