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

Government Spending in the United Kingdom increased to 92127 GBP Million in the third quarter of 2017 from 91890 GBP Million in the second quarter of 2017. Government Spending in the United Kingdom averaged 57953.99 GBP Million from 1955 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 92127 GBP Million in the third quarter of 2017 and a record low of 31633 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 -981.00 -2133.00 17571.00 -15439.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending 92127.00 91890.00 92127.00 31633.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 42.10 42.90 51.20 35.70 percent [+]
Government Debt -7464.00 -4432.00 12206.00 -20052.00 GBP Million [+]
Military Expenditure 54216.80 53862.20 65610.30 30315.10 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 94.83 [+]
Asylum Applications 2680.00 2715.00 5040.00 1655.00 persons [+]
Government Revenues 53875.00 54640.00 74501.00 17298.00 GBP Million [+]


United Kingdom Government Spending

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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
92127.00 91890.00 92127.00 31633.00 1955 - 2017 GBP Million Quarterly
Constant Prices 2015, SA




government spending by Country
Country Last
Australia 80079.00 Jun/17
Brazil 112563.93 Sep/17
Canada 353717.00 Jun/17
China 187841.00 Dec/16
Euro Area 534.68 Jun/17
France 130823.00 Sep/17
Germany 140.11 Jun/17
India 3910.80 Jun/17
Indonesia 193654.89 Sep/17
Italy 78936.60 Jun/17
Japan 106331.80 Sep/17
Mexico 1555633.00 Jun/17
Netherlands 42047.00 Sep/17
Russia 3892.60 Jun/17
South Korea 58078.80 Sep/17
Spain 53081.00 Jun/17
Switzerland 19847.24 Jun/17
Turkey 53457433.60 Jun/17
United Kingdom 92127.00 Sep/17
United States 2894.40 Sep/17