United Kingdom Government Spending to GDP  1973-2018 | Data | Chart

Government spending in the United Kingdom was last recorded at 42.1 percent of GDP in 2016 . Government Spending to GDP in the United Kingdom averaged 43.23 percent from 1973 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 51.20 percent in 1981 and a record low of 35.70 percent in 1999.

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United Kingdom Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 85.30 82.60 85.30 21.70 percent [+]
Government Budget -2.30 -3.80 4.80 -9.90 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value 4575.00 14728.00 17509.00 -15409.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending 91747.00 91337.00 91747.00 31633.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 42.10 42.90 51.20 35.70 percent [+]
Government Debt 272.00 11719.00 13213.00 -20054.00 GBP Million [+]
Military Expenditure 54216.80 53862.20 65610.30 30315.10 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 94.83 [+]
Asylum Applications 2935.00 2770.00 5040.00 1655.00 persons [+]
Government Revenues 62396.00 72974.00 74377.00 17298.00 GBP Million [+]


United Kingdom Government Spending to GDP

This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Government Spending to GDP - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Government Spending to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
42.10 42.90 51.20 35.70 1973 - 2016 percent Yearly




government spending to GDP by Country
Country Last
France 56.50 Dec/17
Italy 49.60 Dec/16
Euro Area 47.70 Dec/16
Germany 44.30 Dec/16
Netherlands 43.60 Dec/16
Spain 42.40 Dec/16
United Kingdom 42.10 Dec/16
Japan 39.39 Dec/15
United States 37.80 Dec/16
Australia 36.00 Dec/14
Switzerland 33.60 Dec/16
South Korea 32.30 Dec/15


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