China (People's Republic of China) General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

20, Feb 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: China (People's Republic of China) › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all China 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: Yuan Renminbi
Currency Symbol: RMB

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 China (People's Republic of China), Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for China in year 2015 is 31.905 %. 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 China No. 98 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 %; China is 1.98 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for China was 29.26 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for China in 2015 was or will be 9.05% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for China was or will be 31.43 %, which is 1.49% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for China, in other Years
Year %
  2021 29.543
  2020 29.794
  2019 30.046
  2018 30.571
  2017 31.019
  2016 31.43
2015 31.905
  2014 29.258
  2013 28.884
  2012 28.759
  2011 27.302
  2010 24.229
  2009 25.774
  2008 22.589
  2007 18.219
  2006 18.353
  2005 18.256
  2004 17.842
  2003 18.187
  2002 18.426
  2001 17.397
  2000 16.224
  1999 14.966
  1998 12.678
  1997 11.58
  1996 11.046
  1995 11.126
  1994 12.409
  1993 13.464
  1992 14.713
  1991 16.63
  1990 18.208
  1989 18.574
  1988 18.134
  1987 20.395
  1986 22.31
  1985 22.465
  1984 23.441
  1983 24.698
  1982 24.278
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a