United Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles) General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

19, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: United Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles) › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all United Kingdom 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: United Kingdom Pound (Sterling)
Currency Symbol: GBP

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 Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles), Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United Kingdom in year 2015 is 40.169 %. 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 Kingdom No. 54 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 Kingdom is 6.29 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United Kingdom was 41.01 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United Kingdom in 2015 was or will be 2.06% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United Kingdom was or will be 39.72 %, which is 1.13% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United Kingdom, in other Years
Year %
  2021 36.355
  2020 36.504
  2019 36.998
  2018 38.025
  2017 38.868
  2016 39.716
2015 40.169
  2014 41.012
  2013 42.039
  2012 43.926
  2011 43.849
  2010 45.371
  2009 45.864
  2008 42.12
  2007 39.469
  2006 39.661
  2005 39.628
  2004 39.443
  2003 38.685
  2002 37.509
  2001 36.552
  2000 35.76
  1999 35.951
  1998 36.385
  1997 37.063
  1996 38.287
  1995 40.453
  1994 40.365
  1993 40.735
  1992 40.754
  1991 38.656
  1990 37.711
  1989 36.261
  1988 36.977
  1987 39.501
  1986 41.518
  1985 42.795
  1984 43.923
  1983 43.718
  1982 44.37
  1981 44.722
  1980 41.825