The Structure and Content of a LPS Country Profile


In order to present a comprehensive and detailed picture of the Local Public Sector, each LPS Country Profile is divided into four sub-profiles:

  • The organizational/governance structure of the public sector, which includes information on country background; organizational structure of the public sector; and governance structure.
  • The functional profile of the public sector, reflecting the functional responsibilities of the different government levels or tiers in the country
  • The fiscal profile of the local public sector, containing a profile of local public sector expenditures as well as local public sector revenues
  • An institutional profile of the local public sector, which includes information on political institutions, administrative Institutions, and fiscal institutions at each subnational level.
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