Government Finance Statistics: Nomenclature

The GFS framework requires that data be produced for all levels of government as well as consolidated general government category. The CSNA-mapped quarterly GFS data is produced for the federal, provincial, territorial and local levels of government as well as the Canada Pension Plan and Quebec Pension Plan. These categories correspond to the following GFS nomenclature:

Levels of Government
Central government Federal government (F)
State government Provincial/Territorial government (P)
Local government Local government (L)
Social security Canada and Quebec Pension Plans (SS)
General government ΣF+P+L+SS less inter-sector transactions
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