Lesotho General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

24, Mar 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Lesotho › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Lesotho 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: Loti
Currency Symbol: LSL

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 Lesotho , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Lesotho in year 2015 is 59.327 %. 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 Lesotho No. 7 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 %; Lesotho is 25.45 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Lesotho was 59.94 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Lesotho in 2015 was or will be 1.02% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Lesotho was or will be 59.33 %, which is 0.01% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Lesotho, in other Years
Year %
  2021 55.478
  2020 54.893
  2019 56.078
  2018 55.788
  2017 58.557
  2016 59.333
2015 59.327
  2014 59.939
  2013 62.917
  2012 61.47
  2011 62.756
  2010 56.187
  2009 67.415
  2008 56.161
  2007 50.095
  2006 50.266
  2005 47.751
  2004 44.626
  2003 46.977
  2002 47.929
  2001 46.843
  2000 43.695
  1999 58.494
  1998 58.938
  1997 50.96
  1996 47.247
  1995 47.759
  1994 45.77
  1993 41.186
  1992 40.323
  1991 36.073
  1990 37.954
  1989 41.213
  1988 40.713
  1987 46.425
  1986 38.251
  1985 37.777
  1984 30.894
  1983 31.308
  1982 34.448
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a