Jamaica General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

22, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Jamaica › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Jamaica 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: Jamaican Dollar
Currency Symbol: JMD

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 Jamaica , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Jamaica in year 2015 is 28.243 %. 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 Jamaica No. 124 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 %; Jamaica is 5.64 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Jamaica was 26.82 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Jamaica in 2015 was or will be 5.29% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Jamaica was or will be 28.19 %, which is 0.18% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Jamaica, in other Years
Year %
  2021 26.175
  2020 26.331
  2019 26.732
  2018 27.146
  2017 27.461
  2016 28.192
2015 28.243
  2014 26.823
  2013 27.019
  2012 29.873
  2011 32.023
  2010 33.186
  2009 38.668
  2008 34.801
  2007 31.35
  2006 30.927
  2005 29.328
  2004 31.491
  2003 31.908
  2002 30.857
  2001 28.571
  2000 26.378
  1999 28.676
  1998 28.603
  1997 28.367
  1996 28.072
  1995 22.628
  1994 20.419
  1993 20.14
  1992 18.692
  1991 20.414
  1990 23.18
  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