Middle East (Middle East and North Africa) General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

26, Mar 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Middle East (Middle East and North Africa) › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Middle East 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: US Dollar
Currency Symbol: US$

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.

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics for Middle East (Middle East and North Africa), Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Middle East in year 2015 is 35.242 %. 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 Middle East n/a 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 %; Middle East is 1.36 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Middle East was 34.65 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Middle East in 2015 was or will be 1.71% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Middle East was or will be 34.78 %, which is 1.31% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Middle East, in other Years
Year %
  2021 31.012
  2020 31.41
  2019 32.138
  2018 33.109
  2017 33.758
  2016 34.78
2015 35.242
  2014 34.651
  2013 33.313
  2012 30.832
  2011 30.992
  2010 31.912
  2009 34.191
  2008 29.78
  2007 27.681
  2006 27.566
  2005 27.426
  2004 29.493
  2003 28.832
  2002 30.256
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