Costa Rica - Expense

Expense (current LCU)

The value for Expense (current LCU) in Costa Rica was 8,615,560,000,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8,615,560,000,000 in 2015 and a minimum value of 1,580,000,000 in 1973.

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
1973 1,580,000,000
1974 1,990,000,000
1975 2,740,000,000
1976 3,380,000,000
1977 4,250,000,000
1978 6,200,000,000
1979 7,360,000,000
1980 8,940,000,000
1981 10,330,000,000
1982 16,210,000,000
1983 27,120,000,000
1984 32,640,000,000
1985 38,610,000,000
1986 59,810,000,000
1987 72,730,000,000
1988 81,190,000,000
1989 103,750,000,000
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 5,072,010,000,000
2011 5,487,730,000,000
2012 6,162,610,000,000
2013 6,752,200,000,000
2014 7,486,400,000,000
2015 8,615,560,000,000

Expense (% of GDP)

Expense (% of GDP) in Costa Rica was 29.39 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 42 years was 29.39 in 2015, while its lowest value was 15.06 in 1974.

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
1973 15.55
1974 15.06
1975 16.31
1976 16.35
1977 16.14
1978 20.53
1979 21.28
1980 21.59
1981 18.09
1982 16.62
1983 16.60
1984 15.95
1985 15.94
1986 19.57
1987 19.84
1988 17.67
1989 18.63
1990 18.71
1991 18.49
1992 17.86
1993 19.46
1994 23.12
1995 21.66
1996 22.61
1997 21.50
1998 21.17
1999 22.22
2000 22.13
2001 22.85
2002 24.71
2003 23.73
2004 22.62
2005 22.75
2006 21.71
2007 21.27
2008 21.80
2009 24.89
2010 25.88
2011 25.68
2012 26.37
2013 27.16
2014 27.45
2015 29.39

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance