Government expenditure (% of GDP) - United Kingdom



Government expenditure (% of GDP) of United Kingdom
Value & RankThe Government expenditure (% of GDP) of United Kingdom is 21.3 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 28.
United Kingdom compared to other CountriesThe Government expenditure (% of GDP) of United Kingdom is similar to that of South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Norway, Canada, Iraq, Angola, Bhutan, Eritrea, Zimbabwe with a respective Government expenditure (% of GDP) of 22.2, 22.2, 22.0, 21.9, 21.7, 21.3, 21.1, 21.1, 21.1, 20.8 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33.Last 10 years averageUnited Kingdom had an average Government expenditure (% of GDP) of 21.5 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
United Kingdom during the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom's Government expenditure (% of GDP) had a positive growth of 9.64% during the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom since the end of the Great RecessionUnited Kingdom's Government expenditure (% of GDP) had a negative growth (decline) of 8.07% since the end of the Great Recession
YearGovernment expenditure (% of GDP) (% of GDP) - United Kingdom
199120.5
199220.9
199320.1
199419.6
199519.1
199618.7
199717.9
199817.6
199918.0
200018.3
200118.8
200219.7
200320.3
200420.8
200521.0
200621.2
200720.7
200821.6
200923.2
201022.7
201121.9
201221.9
201321.3
Government expenditure (% of GDP) of United Kingdom
Country NameGlobal RankGovernment expenditure (% of GDP) (% of GDP)
South Africa2322.2
Saudi Arabia2422.2
Brazil2522.0
Norway2621.9
Canada2721.7
United Kingdom2821.3
Iraq2921.3
Angola3021.1
Bhutan3121.1
Eritrea3221.1
Zimbabwe3320.8
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators