Belgium General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

20, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Belgium › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Belgium 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: Euro
Currency Symbol: EUR

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 Belgium , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Belgium in year 2015 is 53.944 %. 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 Belgium No. 11 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 %; Belgium is 20.06 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Belgium was 55.10 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Belgium in 2015 was or will be 2.11% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Belgium was or will be 53.51 %, which is 0.81% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Belgium, in other Years
Year %
  2021 51.939
  2020 51.943
  2019 52.247
  2018 52.347
  2017 52.976
  2016 53.506
2015 53.944
  2014 55.104
  2013 55.59
  2012 55.787
  2011 54.408
  2010 53.286
  2009 54.137
  2008 50.261
  2007 48.239
  2006 48.36
  2005 51.432
  2004 48.933
  2003 50.715
  2002 49.506
  2001 49.188
  2000 49.052
  1999 50.068
  1998 50.56
  1997 51.237
  1996 52.666
  1995 52.386
  1994 54.392
  1993 56.778
  1992 55.637
  1991 55.352
  1990 54.102
  1989 54.113
  1988 55.709
  1987 57.685
  1986 59.561
  1985 60.387
  1984 61.117
  1983 64.319
  1982 61.67
  1981 63.652
  1980 56.773