Costa Rica - Expense

Expense (current LCU)

The value for Expense (current LCU) in Costa Rica was 5,036,360,000,000 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 23 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,036,360,000,000 in 2013 and a minimum value of 126,790,000,000 in 1990.

Definition: Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files.

Year Value
1990 126,790,000,000
1991 162,270,000,000
1992 204,830,000,000
1993 263,810,000,000
1994 378,870,000,000
1995 448,030,000,000
1996 545,580,000,000
1997 627,750,000,000
1998 741,260,000,000
1999 900,950,000,000
2000 1,019,530,000,000
2001 1,195,760,000,000
2002 1,467,180,000,000
2003 1,626,500,000,000
2004 1,835,850,000,000
2005 2,168,850,000,000
2006 2,508,620,000,000
2007 2,939,040,000,000
2008 3,512,310,000,000
2009 4,361,590,000,000
2010 3,690,710,000,000
2011 3,938,610,000,000
2012 4,580,790,000,000
2013 5,036,360,000,000

Expense (% of GDP)

Expense (% of GDP) in Costa Rica was 20.47 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 25.89 in 2009, while its lowest value was 17.76 in 1992.

Definition: Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also:

Year Value
1990 18.71
1991 18.50
1992 17.76
1993 19.25
1994 22.85
1995 21.28
1996 22.18
1997 21.04
1998 20.44
1999 19.96
2000 20.75
2001 22.17
2002 24.21
2003 23.29
2004 22.54
2005 22.74
2006 21.78
2007 21.61
2008 22.37
2009 25.89
2010 19.34
2011 18.89
2012 20.11
2013 20.47

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance