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Special Data Dissemination Standard

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The Republic of China
Central government operations

Last update: Apr 14, 2022

Contact person(s)

Taxation Statistics Section

Department of Statistics, Ministry of Finance, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Phone: 886-2-2322-8343

Fax: 886-2-2322-5250

Internet e-mail:

The Data: Coverage, Periodicity, and Timeliness
Coverage characteristics
5.1.1 Statistical presentation
  • Cash revenue and expenditure items of National Treasury.
  • Refer to the definitions of revenue and expenditure subjects specified in the National Treasury Act, Budget Act, Act Governing the Allocation of Government Revenues and Expenditures, and other relevant laws and regulations.
  • Revenues is classified by source and expenditure is classified by administrative affair, and other accounting items.
  • The gross amount of revenue and expenditure of National Treasury is filled in.
4.1.1 Periodicity


4.1.2 Timeliness

30 days for February to November, 50 days for December to January.

Access by the Public
Advance dissemination of release calendar
5.1.3 Advance release calendar

The date of the next release is announced in monthly press release of “Revenues and Expenditures of National Treasury”. Advance release calendar is posted on the MOF website

Simultaneous release to all interested parties
5.1.4 Simultaneous release

Data are disseminated monthly at the MOF website

Dissemination of terms and conditions under which official statistics are produced, including Confidentiality of individual responses
0.1.1 Responsibility for collecting, processing, and disseminating statistics
  • Revenues and Expenditures of National Treasury statistics collected, compiled and published by the MOF are governed by the Statistics Act and the Enforcement Rules.
  • The data on Revenues and Expenditures of National Treasury are disseminated by the MOF as a service to the public.
Identification of internal government access to data before release
1.2.2 Internal governmental access to statistics prior to release


Identification of ministerial commentary on the occasion of statistical releases
1.2.3 Attribution of statistical products

No ministerial commentary is released with these data. The statistics department of MOF provides its own analytical commentary with these data releases.

Provision of information about revision and advance notice of major changes in methodology
4.3.1 Revision schedule

In May, due to the handling of the final accounts of the National Treasury of the previous year, revisions are made to the previous year's December (indicated by r) and the entire year (indicated by p), which are carried forward to revise the balance data from January to March of the current year (indicated by r).

1.2.4 Advance notice of major changes in methodology, source data, and statistical techniques


Dissemination of documentation on methodology and sources used in preparing statistics
5.2.1 Dissemination of documentation on concepts, scope, classifications, basis of recording, data sources, and statistical techniques

A description of the methodology is published in the Appendix of E-books “Monthly Statistics of Public Finance” on the MOF website.

Dissemination of that support statistical cross-checks and provide assurance of reasonableness
4.2.1 Internal consistency

Cross-check with the data published in “ Revenues and Expenditures of National Treasury” by the competent authorities of central treasury of government to ensure the accuracy of the statistics.