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Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses

PESA Objectives

Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses (PESA) is the regular publication of information on government spending. PESA has two main objectives and is therefore based on two datasets:

PESA Publications

The main annual PESA release comprises two separate documents:

In addition to this:

PESA 2010 Command Paper

PESA 2010 was published on Thursday 1 July 2010.

Consistency of PESAs

Data in previous PESA editions may not be fully consistent with the latest release due to changes in data coverage and classification changes. PESA 2010 presents historical data adjusted to current definitions to show trends over a longer period. We advise against splicing together multiple editions of PESA.

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