Nigeria General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

06, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Nigeria › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Nigeria 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: Naira
Currency Symbol: NGN

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 Nigeria , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Nigeria in year 2015 is 11.806 %. 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 Nigeria No. 190 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 %; Nigeria is 22.07 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Nigeria was 12.60 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Nigeria in 2015 was or will be 6.32% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Nigeria was or will be 10.61 %, which is 10.11% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Nigeria, in other Years
Year %
  2021 12.6
  2020 12.451
  2019 11.921
  2018 11.349
  2017 11.118
  2016 10.613
2015 11.806
  2014 12.603
  2013 13.374
  2012 14.054
  2011 17.358
  2010 16.651
  2009 17.213
  2008 14.736
  2007 18.725
  2006 12.668
  2005 19.674
  2004 18.915
  2003 25.05
  2002 22.324
  2001 37.843
  2000 27.371
  1999 n/a
  1998 n/a
  1997 n/a
  1996 n/a
  1995 n/a
  1994 n/a
  1993 n/a
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  1980 n/a