Singapore - Subsidies and other transfers

Subsidies and other transfers (current LCU)

The value for Subsidies and other transfers (current LCU) in Singapore was 17,649,800,000 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 22 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17,649,800,000 in 2012 and a minimum value of 104,800,000 in 2011.

Definition: Subsidies, grants, and other social benefits include all unrequited, nonrepayable transfers on current account to private and public enterprises; grants to foreign governments, international organizations, and other government units; and social security, social assistance benefits, and employer social benefits in cash and in kind.

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

Year Value
1990 2,816,000,000
1991 3,958,000,000
1992 4,014,000,000
1993 4,433,000,000
1994 1,188,000,000
1995 2,208,000,000
1996 8,386,000,000
1997 5,581,000,000
1998 7,277,000,000
1999 6,107,000,000
2000 9,310,000,000
2001 11,785,000,000
2002 8,826,000,000
2003 9,134,000,000
2004 9,314,000,000
2005 6,873,000,000
2006 1,922,000,000
2007 107,000,000
2008 119,000,000
2009 137,000,000
2010 135,700,000
2011 104,800,000
2012 17,649,800,000

Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense)

Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense) in Singapore was 38.65 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 40.32 in 2001, while its lowest value was 0.23 in 2011.

Definition: Subsidies, grants, and other social benefits include all unrequited, nonrepayable transfers on current account to private and public enterprises; grants to foreign governments, international organizations, and other government units; and social security, social assistance benefits, and employer social benefits in cash and in kind.

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

See also:

Year Value
1990 23.41
1991 28.19
1992 28.58
1993 31.06
1994 9.67
1995 14.87
1996 38.21
1997 27.54
1998 32.26
1999 28.27
2000 35.76
2001 40.32
2002 32.99
2003 33.69
2004 33.28
2005 25.66
2006 6.23
2007 0.32
2008 0.30
2009 0.34
2010 0.33
2011 0.23
2012 38.65

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance