United Arab Emirates (The UAE) General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

27, Apr 2017, EDT.

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Country or Region: United Arab Emirates (The UAE) › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all United Arab Emirates indicators, › See General government total expenditure (% of GDP) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2021
Dataset updated: 30th June 2016
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: UAE Dirham
Currency Symbol: AED

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 United Arab Emirates (The UAE), Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United Arab Emirates in year 2015 is 35.865 %. 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 United Arab Emirates No. 72 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 %; United Arab Emirates is 1.99 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United Arab Emirates was 32.54 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United Arab Emirates in 2015 was or will be 10.23% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United Arab Emirates was or will be 37.99 %, which is 5.91% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United Arab Emirates, in other Years
Year %
  2021 28.28
  2020 29.379
  2019 31.125
  2018 32.988
  2017 35.094
  2016 37.985
2015 35.865
  2014 32.537
  2013 30.556
  2012 29.232
  2011 31.459
  2010 32.652
  2009 34.997
  2008 21.95
  2007 17.655
  2006 15.627
  2005 15.744
  2004 17.707
  2003 20.05
  2002 21.333
  2001 25.229
  2000 21.598
  1999 24.736
  1998 26.516
  1997 22.848
  1996 28.328
  1995 26.06
  1994 30.099
  1993 30.729
  1992 29.42
  1991 35.587
  1990 n/a
  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