Singapore - Expense

Expense (current LCU)

The value for Expense (current LCU) in Singapore was 45,668,400,000 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 45,668,400,000 in 2012 and a minimum value of 12,030,000,000 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 12,030,000,000
1991 14,042,000,000
1992 14,047,000,000
1993 14,273,000,000
1994 12,289,000,000
1995 14,844,000,000
1996 21,948,000,000
1997 20,265,000,000
1998 22,557,000,000
1999 21,605,000,000
2000 26,032,000,000
2001 29,232,000,000
2002 26,753,000,000
2003 27,112,000,000
2004 27,983,000,000
2005 26,790,000,000
2006 30,835,000,000
2007 33,130,000,000
2008 39,735,000,000
2009 40,393,680,000
2010 40,587,400,000
2011 44,879,000,000
2012 45,668,400,000

Expense (% of GDP)

Expense (% of GDP) in Singapore was 12.60 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 18.27 in 2001, while its lowest value was 10.91 in 1994.

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 17.06
1991 17.87
1992 16.53
1993 14.57
1994 10.91
1995 11.92
1996 16.15
1997 13.63
1998 15.73
1999 14.77
2000 15.76
2001 18.27
2002 16.25
2003 16.04
2004 14.50
2005 12.63
2006 13.13
2007 12.21
2008 14.61
2009 14.43
2010 12.59
2011 12.96
2012 12.60

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance