Sub Saharan African General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

17, Nov 2019, EST.

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Country or Region: Sub Saharan African › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Sub Saharan African 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: US Dollar
Currency Symbol: US$

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.

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics for Sub Saharan African , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sub Saharan African in year 2015 is 22.634 %. 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 Sub Saharan African n/a 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 %; Sub Saharan African is 11.25 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sub Saharan African was 23.67 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sub Saharan African in 2015 was or will be 4.36% less than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sub Saharan African was or will be 21.47 %, which is 5.15% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Sub Saharan African, in other Years
Year %
  2021 21.103
  2020 21.064
  2019 20.921
  2018 20.713
  2017 20.935
  2016 21.469
2015 22.634
  2014 23.667
  2013 23.928
  2012 24.314
  2011 25.182
  2010 24.969
  2009 25.471
  2008 23.994
  2007 23.632
  2006 21.574
  2005 22.81
  2004 22.783
  2003 24.166
  2002 22.779
  2001 25.742
  2000 23.302
  1999 n/a
  1998 n/a
  1997 n/a
  1996 n/a
  1995 n/a
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  1980 n/a