Kuwait General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

20, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Kuwait › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Kuwait 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: Kuwaiti Dinar
Currency Symbol: KWD

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 Kuwait , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Kuwait in year 2015 is 53.592 %. 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 Kuwait No. 13 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 %; Kuwait is 19.71 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Kuwait was 41.90 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Kuwait in 2015 was or will be 27.92% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Kuwait was or will be 59.57 %, which is 11.15% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Kuwait, in other Years
Year %
  2021 50.214
  2020 51.03
  2019 52.103
  2018 53.673
  2017 55.464
  2016 59.565
2015 53.592
  2014 41.896
  2013 37.786
  2012 38.815
  2011 39.059
  2010 44.741
  2009 42.187
  2008 40.396
  2007 30.08
  2006 31.914
  2005 28.119
  2004 34.202
  2003 37.039
  2002 41.866
  2001 42.952
  2000 36.554
  1999 44.92
  1998 52.012
  1997 43.678
  1996 44.517
  1995 54.59
  1994 58.53
  1993 61.38
  1992 90.821
  1991 204.17
  1990 92.311
  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