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The OECD Secretary-General, Mr. Ángel Gurría, at the First International Conference of SNG-WOFI in June 2019.

The UCLG Secretary-General, Ms. Emilia Saiz, at the First International Conference of SNG-WOFI in June 2019.

 

The first international conference of SNG-WOFI was held in June 2019 in Paris.

 

Subnational governments are key actors in providing public infrastructure and services.

SNG-WOFI provides data and analysis on subnational government covering over 120 countries.

The 2019 Publication: World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment

SNG-WOFI provides over 120 country profiles with detailed information on subnational governance and finance.

SNG-WOFI provides reliable information and data at a global scope.

A conference will be organised every two years with all interested stakeholders.

The OECD Secretary-General, Mr. Ángel Gurría, at the First International Conference of SNG-WOFI in June 2019.

The UCLG Secretary-General, Ms. Emilia Saiz, at the First International Conference of SNG-WOFI in June 2019.

 

The first international conference of SNG-WOFI was held in June 2019 in Paris.

 

Subnational governments are key actors in providing public infrastructure and services.

SNG-WOFI provides data and analysis on subnational government covering over 120 countries.

The 2019 Publication: World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment

SNG-WOFI provides over 120 country profiles with detailed information on subnational governance and finance.

SNG-WOFI provides reliable information and data at a global scope.

A conference will be organised every two years with all interested stakeholders.

Covering over 120 countries, the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment (SNG-WOFI) initiative is the world’s leading source of internationally comparable data and analysis on subnational government structure and finance. 

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Country profiles available in French and Spanish now!

Profiles of 15 countries (African and Asian countries) are now available in French.

Les fiches de 15 pays (en Afrique et en Asie) sont maintenant disponibles en français.

Profiles of 18 Latin American countries are now available in Spanish.

Los perfiles de 18 países de América Latina están también disponibles en español.

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2019 Edition of the World Observatory of Subnational Finance and Investment

This 2019 report of the World Observatory presents the main organisational and financial indicators for subnational governments in over 120 federal and unitary countries worldwide. The study reveals that subnational governments are responsible for 24% of public expenditure worldwide, and 37% of public investment. On the other hand, subnational revenue account for 26% of public revenue.

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