Lebanon General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

22, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Lebanon › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Lebanon 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: Lebanese Pound
Currency Symbol: LBP

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 Lebanon , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Lebanon in year 2015 is 28.474 %. 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 Lebanon No. 123 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 %; Lebanon is 5.41 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Lebanon was 27.77 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Lebanon in 2015 was or will be 2.55% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Lebanon was or will be 27.32 %, which is 4.06% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Lebanon, in other Years
Year %
  2021 31.14
  2020 30.62
  2019 29.95
  2018 29.002
  2017 28.214
  2016 27.319
2015 28.474
  2014 27.766
  2013 28.478
  2012 30.172
  2011 28.714
  2010 29.484
  2009 32.323
  2008 34.666
  2007 35.552
  2006 36.507
  2005 31.734
  2004 33.62
  2003 35.94
  2002 36.292
  2001 38.408
  2000 42.275
  1999 35.091
  1998 34.222
  1997 40.006
  1996 43.002
  1995 30.687
  1994 46.681
  1993 22.729
  1992 35.637
  1991 35.113
  1990 39.448
  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