Qatar - Expense

Expense (current LCU)

The value for Expense (current LCU) in Qatar was 85,271,680,000 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 6 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 85,271,680,000 in 2010 and a minimum value of 27,108,780,000 in 2004.

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
2004 27,108,780,000
2005 32,145,290,000
2006 49,120,050,000
2007 46,605,980,000
2008 59,845,570,000
2009 69,019,270,000
2010 85,271,680,000

Expense (% of GDP)

Expense (% of GDP) in Qatar was 18.40 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 23.51 in 2004, while its lowest value was 14.29 in 2008.

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
2004 23.51
2005 20.52
2006 22.31
2007 16.10
2008 14.29
2009 19.43
2010 18.40

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance