Australia General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

12, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Australia › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Australia 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: Australian Dollar
Currency Symbol: AUD

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 Australia , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Australia in year 2015 is 37.249 %. 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 Australia No. 69 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 %; Australia is 3.37 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Australia was 36.87 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Australia in 2015 was or will be 1.02% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Australia was or will be 37.45 %, which is 0.53% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Australia, in other Years
Year %
  2021 36.151
  2020 36.201
  2019 36.164
  2018 36.218
  2017 36.84
  2016 37.447
2015 37.249
  2014 36.873
  2013 36.799
  2012 36.785
  2011 36.549
  2010 37.108
  2009 37.928
  2008 35.085
  2007 34.366
  2006 34.639
  2005 34.688
  2004 34.942
  2003 35.1
  2002 35.087
  2001 35.779
  2000 34.75
  1999 35.656
  1998 34.138
  1997 32.283
  1996 32.941
  1995 33.096
  1994 33.234
  1993 33.555
  1992 33.512
  1991 32.543
  1990 30.047
  1989 29.17
  1988 30.173
  1987 n/a
  1986 n/a
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a