Sri Lanka General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

20, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Sri Lanka › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Sri Lanka 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: Sri Lankan Rupee
Currency Symbol: LKR

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 Sri Lanka , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sri Lanka in year 2015 is 18.258 %. 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 Sri Lanka No. 175 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 %; Sri Lanka is 15.62 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sri Lanka was 17.69 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sri Lanka in 2015 was or will be 3.23% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sri Lanka was or will be 18.96 %, which is 3.86% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sri Lanka, in other Years
Year %
  2021 19.011
  2020 19.058
  2019 19.077
  2018 19.038
  2017 19.046
  2016 18.962
2015 18.258
  2014 17.687
  2013 18.257
  2012 19.699
  2011 21.398
  2010 22.844
  2009 24.857
  2008 22.584
  2007 23.517
  2006 24.285
  2005 23.842
  2004 22.809
  2003 22.918
  2002 24.632
  2001 26.554
  2000 25.819
  1999 24.406
  1998 25.472
  1997 25.533
  1996 27.524
  1995 29.463
  1994 28.513
  1993 27.418
  1992 27.243
  1991 31.257
  1990 29.992
  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