New Zealand General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

05, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: New Zealand › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all New Zealand 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: New Zealand Dollar
Currency Symbol: NZD

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 New Zealand , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for New Zealand in year 2015 is 34.699 %. 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 New Zealand No. 79 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 %; New Zealand is 0.82 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for New Zealand was 34.28 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for New Zealand in 2015 was or will be 1.22% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for New Zealand was or will be 35.19 %, which is 1.42% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for New Zealand, in other Years
Year %
  2021 34.135
  2020 33.964
  2019 34.055
  2018 34.356
  2017 34.871
  2016 35.19
2015 34.699
  2014 34.28
  2013 35.464
  2012 36.39
  2011 40.055
  2010 40.542
  2009 37.045
  2008 35.285
  2007 33.952
  2006 34.663
  2005 34.015
  2004 33.131
  2003 33.58
  2002 33.699
  2001 34.131
  2000 35.096
  1999 35.987
  1998 36.799
  1997 36.026
  1996 36.541
  1995 38.154
  1994 39.227
  1993 42.88
  1992 48.109
  1991 48.545
  1990 45.372
  1989 43.876
  1988 42.31
  1987 42.273
  1986 43.02
  1985 42.342
  1984 n/a
  1983 n/a
  1982 n/a
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a