Sao Tome and Principe General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

11, Dec 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Sao Tome and Principe › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Sao Tome and Principe 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: Dobra
Currency Symbol: STD

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 Sao Tome and Principe , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sao Tome and Principe in year 2015 is 35.24 %. 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 Sao Tome and Principe No. 75 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 %; Sao Tome and Principe is 1.36 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sao Tome and Principe was 31.40 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sao Tome and Principe in 2015 was or will be 12.22% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sao Tome and Principe was or will be 44.09 %, which is 25.12% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sao Tome and Principe, in other Years
Year %
  2021 33.414
  2020 34.419
  2019 33.923
  2018 33.665
  2017 35.1
  2016 44.091
2015 35.24
  2014 31.404
  2013 31.55
  2012 44.935
  2011 48.001
  2010 47.26
  2009 48.788
  2008 29.566
  2007 38.002
  2006 44.94
  2005 41.969
  2004 58.748
  2003 50.513
  2002 44.346
  2001 52.654
  2000 10.797
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