Costa Rica General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

06, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Costa Rica › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Costa Rica 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: Costa Rican C
Currency Symbol: CRC

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 Costa Rica , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Costa Rica in year 2015 is 19.955 %. 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 Costa Rica No. 167 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 %; Costa Rica is 13.93 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Costa Rica was 19.59 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Costa Rica in 2015 was or will be 1.89% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Costa Rica was or will be 20.31 %, which is 1.79% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Costa Rica, in other Years
Year %
  2021 21.235
  2020 21.379
  2019 21.406
  2018 21.348
  2017 20.975
  2016 20.312
2015 19.955
  2014 19.585
  2013 19.23
  2012 17.875
  2011 17.588
  2010 18.503
  2009 17.184
  2008 15.741
  2007 14.779
  2006 15.271
  2005 16.227
  2004 16.59
  2003 16.883
  2002 17.798
  2001 16.404
  2000 15.483
  1999 14.323
  1998 14.754
  1997 15.206
  1996 16.4
  1995 15.631
  1994 16.868
  1993 13.391
  1992 13.384
  1991 13.716
  1990 18.484
  1989 n/a
  1988 n/a
  1987 n/a
  1986 n/a
  1985 n/a
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a