United States (US, USA or America) General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

23, Feb 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: United States (US, USA or America) › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all United States 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: US Dollar
Currency Symbol: US$

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 States (US, USA or America), Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United States in year 2015 is 35.666 %. 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 States No. 73 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 States is 1.79 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United States was 35.58 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United States in 2015 was or will be 0.24% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United States was or will be 35.82 %, which is 0.43% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for United States, in other Years
Year %
  2021 35.935
  2020 35.777
  2019 35.64
  2018 35.361
  2017 35.581
  2016 35.818
2015 35.666
  2014 35.582
  2013 36.073
  2012 37.276
  2011 38.95
  2010 40.002
  2009 41.58
  2008 37.326
  2007 34.532
  2006 33.595
  2005 33.781
  2004 33.574
  2003 33.895
  2002 33.583
  2001 32.713
  2000 n/a
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