South Africa General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

19, Mar 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: South Africa › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all South Africa 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: Rand
Currency Symbol: ZAR

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 South Africa , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for South Africa in year 2015 is 33.705 %. 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 South Africa No. 84 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 %; South Africa is 0.18 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for South Africa was 31.98 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for South Africa in 2015 was or will be 5.39% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for South Africa was or will be 33.91 %, which is 0.60% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for South Africa, in other Years
Year %
  2021 33.642
  2020 33.696
  2019 33.741
  2018 33.792
  2017 33.831
  2016 33.906
2015 33.705
  2014 31.981
  2013 31.658
  2012 31.284
  2011 30.884
  2010 31.513
  2009 31.709
  2008 28.672
  2007 27.175
  2006 27.06
  2005 25.773
  2004 25.411
  2003 25.428
  2002 24.83
  2001 25.21
  2000 25.203
  1999 n/a
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