Saudi Arabia General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

23, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Saudi Arabia › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Saudi Arabia 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: Saudi Riyal
Currency Symbol: SAR

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 Saudi Arabia , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Saudi Arabia in year 2015 is 40.885 %. 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 Saudi Arabia No. 50 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 %; Saudi Arabia is 7.01 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Saudi Arabia was 40.35 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Saudi Arabia in 2015 was or will be 1.34% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Saudi Arabia was or will be 37.10 %, which is 9.27% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Saudi Arabia, in other Years
Year %
  2021 36.776
  2020 35.506
  2019 35.482
  2018 36.791
  2017 36.014
  2016 37.097
2015 40.885
  2014 40.346
  2013 35.637
  2012 33.321
  2011 33.358
  2010 33.965
  2009 37.066
  2008 26.68
  2007 29.453
  2006 27.269
  2005 28.151
  2004 31.094
  2003 33.116
  2002 35.864
  2001 36.939
  2000 33.133
  1999 30.315
  1998 34.531
  1997 35.598
  1996 33.342
  1995 32.413
  1994 33.794
  1993 37.732
  1992 41.165
  1991 34.946
  1990 39.281
  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