Japan General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

21, Apr 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Japan › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Japan 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: Yen
Currency Symbol: JPY

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 Japan , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Japan in year 2015 is 39.28 %. 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 Japan No. 59 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 %; Japan is 5.40 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Japan was 39.76 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Japan in 2015 was or will be 1.22% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Japan was or will be 38.64 %, which is 1.63% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Japan, in other Years
Year %
  2021 38.094
  2020 38.066
  2019 38.143
  2018 38.242
  2017 38.243
  2016 38.639
2015 39.28
  2014 39.764
  2013 40.573
  2012 39.848
  2011 40.585
  2010 38.889
  2009 39.982
  2008 35.73
  2007 33.312
  2006 34.489
  2005 34.112
  2004 33.851
  2003 36.211
  2002 36.622
  2001 36.367
  2000 37.051
  1999 36.442
  1998 34.223
  1997 33.568
  1996 34.575
  1995 34.03
  1994 33.027
  1993 32.681
  1992 30.923
  1991 30.025
  1990 30.216
  1989 29.9
  1988 30.634
  1987 31.468
  1986 31.22
  1985 31.227
  1984 32.287
  1983 33.095
  1982 32.859
  1981 32.733
  1980 32.021