Canada General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

09, Dec 2019, EST.

Welcome to the beta version of Econ Stats, the Economic Statistics Database service provided by EconomyWatch.com.

Country or Region: Canada › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Canada 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: Canadian Dollar
Currency Symbol: CAD

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 Canada , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Canada in year 2015 is 40.297 %. 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 Canada No. 53 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 %; Canada is 6.42 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Canada was 38.96 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Canada in 2015 was or will be 3.43% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Canada was or will be 41.04 %, which is 1.84% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Canada, in other Years
Year %
  2021 38.86
  2020 39.148
  2019 39.484
  2018 39.851
  2017 40.256
  2016 41.038
2015 40.297
  2014 38.961
  2013 40.341
  2012 41.025
  2011 41.673
  2010 43.165
  2009 43.531
  2008 38.872
  2007 38.62
  2006 38.775
  2005 38.645
  2004 39.269
  2003 40.418
  2002 40.538
  2001 41.248
  2000 40.693
  1999 41.918
  1998 43.557
  1997 43.609
  1996 46.014
  1995 47.887
  1994 49.165
  1993 51.645
  1992 52.684
  1991 51.623
  1990 48.264
  1989 45.426
  1988 44.941
  1987 45.619
  1986 47.002
  1985 47.655
  1984 46.936
  1983 47.152
  1982 46.568
  1981 41.973
  1980 41.408