Botswana General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

25, Jun 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Botswana › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Botswana 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: Pula
Currency Symbol: BWP

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 Botswana , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Botswana in year 2015 is 39.746 %. 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 Botswana No. 56 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 %; Botswana is 5.87 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Botswana was 35.82 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Botswana in 2015 was or will be 10.97% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Botswana was or will be 35.19 %, which is 11.45% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Botswana, in other Years
Year %
  2021 28.436
  2020 29.328
  2019 30.271
  2018 31.861
  2017 34.301
  2016 35.194
2015 39.746
  2014 35.817
  2013 32.386
  2012 35.423
  2011 36.34
  2010 39.941
  2009 50.341
  2008 47.241
  2007 35.952
  2006 32.294
  2005 33.368
  2004 39.313
  2003 42.39
  2002 44.749
  2001 41.866
  2000 38.245
  1999 39.143
  1998 41.181
  1997 38.56
  1996 35.96
  1995 36.294
  1994 37.408
  1993 41.754
  1992 42.094
  1991 40.889
  1990 38.72
  1989 33.868
  1988 31.888
  1987 35.757
  1986 35.307
  1985 31.281
  1984 34.382
  1983 34.254
  1982 36.513
  1981 37.059
  1980 34.136