World Average General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

19, May 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: World Average › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all World Average 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.

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics for World Average , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for World Average in year 2015 is 33.88 %. 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 World Average n/a 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 %; World Average is 0.00 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for World Average was 33.28 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for World Average in 2015 was or will be 1.80% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for World Average was or will be 33.92 %, which is 0.12% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for World Average, in other Years
Year %
  2021
  2020
  2019 31.87
  2018 32.28
  2017 32.89
  2016 33.79
2015 33.88
  2014 33.24
  2013 32.68
  2012 32.42
  2011 31.99
  2010 32.65
  2009 33.24
  2008 30.75
  2007 29.65
  2006 29.43
  2005 29.58
  2004 29.60
  2003 28.96
  2002 29.08
  2001 27.98
  2000 26.43
  1999 24.28
  1998 24.27
  1997 23.31
  1996 28.05
  1995 35.11
  1994 40.75
  1993 54.07
  1992 64.90
  1991 17.44
  1990 15.03
  1989 9.34
  1988 9.40
  1987 8.14
  1986 7.82
  1985 7.53
  1984 6.85
  1983 6.92
  1982 6.34
  1981 5.98
  1980 5.33