United Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles) General government revenue (% of GDP) Statistics

22, Oct 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: United Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles) › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government revenue (% of GDP) › See all United Kingdom indicators, › See General government revenue (% 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: United Kingdom Pound (Sterling)
Currency Symbol: GBP

Revenue consists of taxes, social contributions, grants receivable, and other revenue. Revenue increases government?s net worth, which is the difference between its assets and liabilities (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.20). Note: Transactions that merely change the composition of the balance sheet do not change the net worth position, for example, proceeds from sales of nonfinancial and financial assets or incurrence of liabilities. See notes for: General government revenue (National currency).

General government revenue (% of GDP) Statistics for United Kingdom (UK, Great Britain or the British Isles), Year 2015 - In Detail

General government revenue (% of GDP) for United Kingdom in year 2015 is 35.743 %. Revenue consists of taxes, social contributions, grants receivable, and other revenue. Revenue increases government?s net worth, which is the difference between its assets and liabilities (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.20). Note: Transactions that merely change the composition of the balance sheet do not change the net worth position, for example, proceeds from sales of nonfinancial and financial assets or incurrence of liabilities.

This makes United Kingdom No. 55 in world rankings according to General government revenue (% of GDP) in year 2015. The world's average General government revenue (% of GDP) value is 30.23 %; United Kingdom is 5.51 more than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government revenue (% of GDP) for United Kingdom was 35.39 % General government revenue (% of GDP) for United Kingdom in 2015 was or will be 1.00% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government revenue (% of GDP) for United Kingdom was or will be 36.48 %, which is 2.07% more than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government revenue (% of GDP) for United Kingdom, in other Years
Year %
  2021 36.989
  2020 37.025
  2019 37.076
  2018 36.725
  2017 36.66
  2016 36.484
2015 35.743
  2014 35.388
  2013 36.412
  2012 36.19
  2011 36.19
  2010 35.727
  2009 35.147
  2008 37.095
  2007 36.478
  2006 36.751
  2005 36.098
  2004 35.856
  2003 35.3
  2002 35.444
  2001 36.96
  2000 36.926
  1999 36.716
  1998 36.16
  1997 34.993
  1996 34.444
  1995 35.06
  1994 34.132
  1993 33.492
  1992 34.827
  1991 35.774
  1990 36.202
  1989 36.899
  1988 37.331
  1987 37.757
  1986 39.046
  1985 40.106
  1984 40.48
  1983 40.595
  1982 41.908
  1981 40.657
  1980 38.792