Singapore General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

19, Mar 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Singapore › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Singapore 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: Singapore Dollar
Currency Symbol: SGD

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 Singapore , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Singapore in year 2015 is 20.29 %. 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 Singapore No. 165 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 %; Singapore is 13.59 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Singapore was 18.14 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Singapore in 2015 was or will be 11.88% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Singapore was or will be 19.68 %, which is 3.03% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Singapore, in other Years
Year %
  2021 20.39
  2020 20.29
  2019 20.185
  2018 20.085
  2017 19.955
  2016 19.676
2015 20.29
  2014 18.136
  2013 16.054
  2012 14.473
  2011 14.697
  2010 14.522
  2009 17.967
  2008 17.56
  2007 11.953
  2006 12.752
  2005 12.116
  2004 13.22
  2003 13.593
  2002 17.506
  2001 22.173
  2000 19.258
  1999 22.8
  1998 27.668
  1997 25.409
  1996 26.133
  1995 20.355
  1994 18.966
  1993 16.834
  1992 16.848
  1991 19.146
  1990 18.125
  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