Samoa General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

12, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Samoa › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Samoa 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: Tala
Currency Symbol: WST

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 Samoa , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Samoa in year 2015 is 39.223 %. 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 Samoa No. 61 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 %; Samoa is 5.34 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Samoa was 43.35 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Samoa in 2015 was or will be 9.51% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Samoa was or will be 33.03 %, which is 15.78% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Samoa, in other Years
Year %
  2021 30.707
  2020 30.707
  2019 30.707
  2018 30.707
  2017 31.707
  2016 33.033
2015 39.223
  2014 43.345
  2013 37.57
  2012 37.324
  2011 36.038
  2010 39.813
  2009 33.261
  2008 28.096
  2007 31.27
  2006 27.694
  2005 30.536
  2004 27.363
  2003 28.575
  2002 30.742
  2001 29.99
  2000 30.338
  1999 33.759
  1998 28.089
  1997 31.006
  1996 38.805
  1995 42.153
  1994 54.006
  1993 49.386
  1992 43.337
  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