United Kingdom Government Spending  1955-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Government Spending in the United Kingdom increased to 91945 GBP Million in the first quarter of 2017 from 91294 GBP Million in the fourth quarter of 2016. Government Spending in the United Kingdom averaged 57197.96 GBP Million from 1955 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 91945 GBP Million in the first quarter of 2017 and a record low of 31331 GBP Million in the second quarter of 1958.

United Kingdom Government Spending
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United Kingdom Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 89.30 89.00 89.30 31.30 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.00 -4.30 1.10 -10.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -7182.00 -4859.00 17828.00 -15396.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending 91945.00 91294.00 91945.00 31331.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 42.10 42.90 51.20 35.70 percent [+]
Government Debt -6278.00 -6388.00 12312.00 -20084.00 GBP Million [+]
Credit Rating 94.83 [+]
Military Expenditure 54216.80 53862.20 65610.30 30315.10 USD Million [+]
Asylum Applications 3140.00 2470.00 5040.00 1655.00 persons [+]
Government Revenues 54304.00 52546.00 74665.00 17298.00 GBP Million [+]

United Kingdom Government Spending Notes

Government Spending refers to public expenditure on goods and services and is a major component of the GDP. Government spending policies like setting up budget targets, adjusting taxation, increasing public expenditure and public works are very effective tools in influencing economic growth. This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Government Spending - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Government Spending - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
91945.00 91294.00 91945.00 31331.00 1955 - 2017 GBP Million Quarterly
Constant Prices, SA

government spending by Country

Australia 78644.00 Mar/17
Brazil 107132.31 May/17
Canada 350974.00 Mar/17
China 187841.00 Dec/16
Euro Area 532.14 Mar/17
France 129716.00 Mar/17
Germany 138.86 Mar/17
India 3021.61 Mar/17
Indonesia 142202.92 Mar/17
Italy 79053.61 Mar/17
Japan 105884.10 Mar/17
Mexico 1564592.23 Mar/17
Netherlands 42042.00 Mar/17
Russia 3875.50 Mar/17
South Korea 56152.00 Mar/17
Spain 52909.00 Mar/17
Switzerland 18429.89 Mar/17
Turkey 51556190.50 Mar/17
United Kingdom 91945.00 Mar/17
United States 2901.20 Mar/17