Portugal General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

23, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Portugal › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Portugal 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: Euro
Currency Symbol: EUR

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 Portugal , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Portugal in year 2015 is 48.248 %. 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 Portugal No. 21 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 %; Portugal is 14.37 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Portugal was 51.70 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Portugal in 2015 was or will be 6.68% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Portugal was or will be 46.53 %, which is 3.56% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Portugal, in other Years
Year %
  2021 45.437
  2020 45.616
  2019 45.76
  2018 45.928
  2017 46.109
  2016 46.528
2015 48.248
  2014 51.703
  2013 49.94
  2012 48.527
  2011 50.016
  2010 51.819
  2009 50.223
  2008 45.336
  2007 44.487
  2006 45.242
  2005 46.677
  2004 46.064
  2003 45.323
  2002 43.719
  2001 44.113
  2000 42.644
  1999 42.553
  1998 42.698
  1997 42.448
  1996 43.149
  1995 42.624
  1994 42.793
  1993 46.513
  1992 48.253
  1991 45.974
  1990 42.196
  1989 41.482
  1988 42.206
  1987 45.769
  1986 52.509
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a