Finland General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

17, Aug 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Finland › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Finland 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 Finland , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Finland in year 2015 is 58.466 %. 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 Finland No. 8 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 %; Finland is 24.59 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Finland was 58.23 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Finland in 2015 was or will be 0.41% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Finland was or will be 57.87 %, which is 1.03% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Finland, in other Years
Year %
  2021 56.111
  2020 56.371
  2019 56.624
  2018 56.859
  2017 57.355
  2016 57.865
2015 58.466
  2014 58.225
  2013 57.422
  2012 56.146
  2011 54.368
  2010 54.787
  2009 54.782
  2008 48.263
  2007 46.799
  2006 48.341
  2005 49.275
  2004 48.271
  2003 48.331
  2002 47.505
  2001 46.286
  2000 46.972
  1999 49.911
  1998 51.358
  1997 54.926
  1996 58.442
  1995 59.97
  1994 62.124
  1993 63.558
  1992 60.765
  1991 55.731
  1990 47.06
  1989 47.71
  1988 50.434
  1987 51.879
  1986 50.914
  1985 50.238
  1984 48.256
  1983 48.895
  1982 47.012
  1981 45.139
  1980 44.425