Ireland General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

19, Nov 2019, EST.

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

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ireland in year 2015 is 34.378 %. 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 Ireland No. 81 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 %; Ireland is 0.50 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ireland was 38.25 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ireland in 2015 was or will be 10.12% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ireland was or will be 32.21 %, which is 6.30% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Ireland, in other Years
Year %
  2021 31.07
  2020 31.128
  2019 31.109
  2018 31.042
  2017 31.206
  2016 32.212
2015 34.378
  2014 38.247
  2013 39.456
  2012 41.742
  2011 45.365
  2010 65.572
  2009 47.222
  2008 41.874
  2007 35.917
  2006 33.859
  2005 33.341
  2004 33.103
  2003 32.926
  2002 33.03
  2001 32.513
  2000 30.902
  1999 33.991
  1998 34.677
  1997 38.487
  1996 38.738
  1995 39.453
  1994 n/a
  1993 n/a
  1992 n/a
  1991 n/a
  1990 n/a
  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