Environmental protection expenditure accounts - general government expenditure on environmental protection by environmental domain, (mln EUR)

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Environmental protection expenditure accounts

Environmental protection expenditure accounts (EPEA) present the data on expenditure for environmental protection in a way that is compatible with national accounts.

Environmental protection expenditure is the economic resources devoted to environmental protection. Environmental protection is defined as all activities directly aimed at the prevention, reduction and elimination of pollution or any other degradation of the environment.

General government
General Government sector covers institutional units the main function of which is distribution of income or wealth. Output of these units is intended for individual or common use, and it is financed from compulsory contributions paid by the units of other sectors or by all institutional units. These units are non-market producers.