Barbados General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

24, Mar 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Barbados › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Barbados indicators, › See General government total expenditure (% of GDP) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Barbados Dollar
Currency Symbol: BBD

Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account. See notes for: General government total expenditure (National currency).

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics for Barbados , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Barbados in year 2015 is 44.23 %. Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account.

This makes Barbados No. 33 in world rankings according to General government total expenditure (% of GDP) in year 2015. The world's average General government total expenditure (% of GDP) value is 33.88 %; Barbados is 10.35 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Barbados was 44.57 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Barbados in 2015 was or will be 0.77% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Barbados was or will be 43.81 %, which is 0.96% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Barbados, in other Years
Year %
  2021 43.63
  2020 43.499
  2019 43.448
  2018 43.4
  2017 43.338
  2016 43.806
2015 44.23
  2014 44.574
  2013 46.456
  2012 44.986
  2011 41.136
  2010 41.482
  2009 38.074
  2008 38.476
  2007 37.591
  2006 33.155
  2005 36.558
  2004 35.136
  2003 37.678
  2002 38.751
  2001 36.049
  2000 34.409
  1999 32.805
  1998 31.976
  1997 34.069
  1996 32.496
  1995 30.451
  1994 28.741
  1993 n/a
  1992 n/a
  1991 n/a
  1990 n/a
  1989 n/a
  1988 n/a
  1987 n/a
  1986 n/a
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a