Government spending in the United Kingdom was last recorded at 41.1 percent of GDP in 2017 . Government Spending to GDP in the United Kingdom averaged 43.02 percent from 1973 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 51.20 percent in 1981 and a record low of 35.40 percent in 1999.

Government Spending to GDP in the United Kingdom is expected to be 41.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Government Spending to GDP is projected to trend around 41.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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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 -1174.00 -3242.00 17465.00 -15411.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending 92514.00 91937.00 92514.00 31579.00 GBP Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 41.10 41.50 51.20 35.40 percent [+]
Government Debt -3259.00 -4759.00 13254.00 -19991.00 GBP Million [+]
Military Expenditure 48383.40 48118.90 58314.80 26944.20 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 94.83 [+]
Asylum Applications 2925.00 2845.00 5040.00 1655.00 persons [+]
Government Revenues 56378.00 55604.00 74389.00 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
41.10 41.50 51.20 35.40 1973 - 2017 percent Yearly




Country Last
France 56.50 Dec/17
Italy 48.90 Dec/17
Euro Area 47.10 Dec/17
Germany 43.90 Dec/17
Netherlands 42.60 Dec/17
United Kingdom 41.10 Dec/17
Spain 41.00 Dec/17
Japan 39.05 Dec/16
United States 37.70 Dec/16
Australia 36.20 Dec/15
Switzerland 33.00 Dec/17
South Korea 32.26 Dec/16
India 12.74 Dec/17


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