AWS CloudFormation
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AWS::Budgets::Budget Spend

The amount of cost or usage that is measured for a budget.

For example, a Spend for 3 GB of S3 usage would have the following parameters:

  • An Amount of 3

  • A unit of GB


To declare this entity in your AWS CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:


{ "Amount" : Double, "Unit" : String }


Amount: Double Unit: String



The cost or usage amount that is associated with a budget forecast, actual spend, or budget threshold.

Required: Yes

Type: Double

Update requires: No interruption


The unit of measurement that is used for the budget forecast, actual spend, or budget threshold, such as dollars or GB.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Update requires: No interruption

See Also

  • Spend in the AWS Cost Explorer Service Cost Management APIs

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