Spain General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

23, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Spain › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Spain 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 Spain , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Spain in year 2015 is 43.017 %. 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 Spain No. 41 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 %; Spain is 9.14 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Spain was 44.47 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Spain in 2015 was or will be 3.28% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Spain was or will be 41.69 %, which is 3.09% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Spain, in other Years
Year %
  2021 39.569
  2020 39.764
  2019 39.915
  2018 40.373
  2017 40.84
  2016 41.689
2015 43.017
  2014 44.474
  2013 45.132
  2012 47.951
  2011 45.648
  2010 45.619
  2009 45.769
  2008 41.148
  2007 38.923
  2006 38.274
  2005 38.307
  2004 38.674
  2003 38.275
  2002 38.622
  2001 38.458
  2000 39.088
  1999 40.924
  1998 42.137
  1997 42.772
  1996 44.268
  1995 45.533
  1994 46.254
  1993 47.743
  1992 45.256
  1991 43.963
  1990 42.383
  1989 41.382
  1988 39.938
  1987 39.754
  1986 40.832
  1985 41.056
  1984 37.867
  1983 37.048
  1982 35.966
  1981 32.327
  1980 31.155