General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Data for All Countries

25, Apr 2017, EDT. Welcome to the General government total expenditure (% of GDP) pages of EconomyWatch.com's Econ Stats database, covering all countries and regions for all years.

Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › Change indicator
Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: From Year 1980 to 2021
Date of Last Update: 30th June 2016
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)

While looking at the values for General government total expenditure (% of GDP) data, please note: 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.

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Economic Indicators : General government total expenditure (% of GDP) 2015
Economic Indicator Listing in Year 2015
  General government total expenditure (% of GDP)   Value  
 Advanced Economies 39.306 % 
 Afghanistan 27.106 % 
 Albania 30.038 % 
 Algeria 44.444 % 
 Angola 28.926 % 
 Antigua and Barbuda 29.928 % 
 Argentina 43.947 % 
 Armenia 26.384 % 
 ASEAN 5 20.827 % 
 Australia 37.249 % 
 Austria 51.939 % 
 Azerbaijan 38.544 % 
 Bahamas 24.205 % 
 Bahrain 34.741 % 
 Bangladesh 13.817 % 
 Barbados 44.23 % 
 Belarus 42.638 % 
 Belgium 53.944 % 
 Belize 32.832 % 
 Benin 24.852 % 
 Bhutan 25.076 % 
 Bolivia 41.935 % 
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 46.827 % 
 Botswana 39.746 % 
 Brazil 41.901 % 
 Brunei Darussalam 40.416 % 
 Bulgaria 38.777 % 
 Burkina Faso 21.271 % 
 Burundi 29.94 % 
 Cambodia 18.158 % 
 Cameroon 23.517 % 
 Canada 40.297 % 
 Cape Verde 29.934 % 
 Central African Republic 14.567 % 
 Chad 17.103 % 
 Chile 25.829 % 
 China 31.905 % 
 Colombia 29.579 % 
 Commonwealth of Independent States 35.183 % 
 Comoros 25.502 % 
 Congo 14.193 % 
 Congo, Republic of 39.573 % 
 Costa Rica 19.955 % 
 Croatia 47.577 % 
 Cyprus 41.248 % 
 Czech Republic 42.921 % 
 Denmark 53.826 % 
 Developing Asia 29.584 % 
 Djibouti 53.946 % 
 Dominica 33.117 % 
 Dominican Republic 17.977 % 
 Ecuador 39.273 % 
 Egypt 33.397 % 
 El Salvador 21.713 % 
 Emerging and Developing Economies 31.572 % 
 Emerging and developing Europe 39.487 % 
 Equatorial Guinea 38.213 % 
 Eritrea 28.497 % 
 Estonia 38.949 % 
 Ethiopia 18.64 % 
 Euro Area 48.529 % 
 European Union 46.761 % 
 Fiji 31.368 % 
 Finland 58.466 % 
 France 56.877 % 
 Gabon 23.693 % 
 Gambia 28.189 % 
 Georgia 29.145 % 
 Germany 43.973 % 
 Ghana 24.372 % 
 Greece 49.986 % 
 Grenada 26.825 % 
 Guam 29.559 % 
 Guatemala 12.244 % 
 Guinea 28.489 % 
 Guinea Bissau 25.479 % 
 Haiti 21.961 % 
 Honduras 27.95 % 
 Hong Kong 17.614 % 
 Hungary 50.232 % 
 Iceland 43.597 % 
 India 27.946 % 
 Indonesia 17.359 % 
 Iran 15.89 % 
 Iraq 44.417 % 
 Ireland 34.378 % 
 Israel 40.331 % 
 Italy 50.396 % 
 Ivory Coast 22.7 % 
 Jamaica 28.243 % 
 Japan 39.28 % 
 Jordan 28.963 % 
 Kazakhstan 23.02 % 
 Kenya 28.598 % 
 Kiribati 103.184 % 
 Korea 21.093 % 
 Kosovo 27.376 % 
 Kuwait 53.592 % 
 Kyrgyzstan 39.094 % 
 Laos 26.181 % 
 Latvia 37.717 % 
 Lebanon 28.474 % 
 Lesotho 59.327 % 
 Liberia 44.493 % 
 Libya 76.693 % 
 Lithuania 34.881 % 
 Luxembourg 42.236 % 
 Macau 18.842 % 
 Macedonia 33.082 % 
 Madagascar 15.512 % 
 Major advanced economies (G7) 39.803 % 
 Malawi 30.684 % 
 Malaysia 25.247 % 
 Maldives 44.419 % 
 Mali 20.298 % 
 Malta 43.336 % 
 Marshall Islands 51.894 % 
 Mauritania 33.374 % 
 Mauritius 25.883 % 
 Mexico 27.591 % 
 Micronesia 59.788 % 
 Middle East 35.242 % 
 Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan 33.868 % 
 Moldova 38.338 % 
 Mongolia 33.837 % 
 Montenegro 47.984 % 
 Morocco 29.899 % 
 Mozambique 35.413 % 
 Myanmar 25.88 % 
 Namibia 39.569 % 
 Nepal 19.878 % 
 Netherlands 45.889 % 
 New Zealand 34.699 % 
 Nicaragua 26.408 % 
 Niger 31.073 % 
 Nigeria 11.806 % 
 Norway 47.652 % 
 Oman 59.733 % 
 Other Advanced Economies (Excluding G7 and Eurozone) 32.223 % 
 Pakistan 19.814 % 
 Palau 35.172 % 
 Panama 23.16 % 
 Papua New Guinea 32.632 % 
 Paraguay 24.447 % 
 Peru 22.58 % 
 Philippines 19.362 % 
 Poland 41.631 % 
 Portugal 48.248 % 
 Puerto Rico 21.729 % 
 Qatar 33.12 % 
 Romania 34.341 % 
 Russia 36.447 % 
 Rwanda 27.194 % 
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 31.176 % 
 Saint Lucia 31.841 % 
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 28.662 % 
 Samoa 39.223 % 
 San Marino 21.755 % 
 Sao Tome and Principe 35.24 % 
 Saudi Arabia 40.885 % 
 Senegal 29.877 % 
 Serbia 44.74 % 
 Seychelles 32.292 % 
 Sierra Leone 20.263 % 
 Singapore 20.29 % 
 Slovakia 43.247 % 
 Slovenia 44.114 % 
 Solomon Islands 46.391 % 
 South Africa 33.705 % 
 South Sudan 67.851 % 
 Spain 43.017 % 
 Sri Lanka 18.258 % 
 Sub Saharan African 22.634 % 
 Sudan 12.479 % 
 Suriname 29.729 % 
 Swaziland 33.067 % 
 Sweden 49.265 % 
 Switzerland 32.971 % 
 Taiwan 18.329 % 
 Tajikistan 31.975 % 
 Tanzania 18.821 % 
 Thailand 22.348 % 
 Timor Leste (East Timor) 51.16 % 
 Togo 27.382 % 
 Tonga 32.948 % 
 Trinidad and Tobago 39.819 % 
 Tunisia 27.689 % 
 Turkey 36.959 % 
 Turkmenistan 16.188 % 
 Tuvalu 116.12 % 
 Uganda 18.017 % 
 Ukraine 43.241 % 
 United Arab Emirates 35.865 % 
 United Kingdom 40.169 % 
 United States 35.666 % 
 Uruguay 31.837 % 
 Uzbekistan 34.398 % 
 Vanuatu 32.928 % 
 Venezuela 41.032 % 
 Vietnam 28.665 % 
 Western Hemisphere 34.926 % 
 World Average 33.88 % 
 Yemen 24.039 % 
 Zambia 25.57 % 
 Zimbabwe 28.506 % 
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