Singapore - Expense

Expense (current LCU)

The value for Expense (current LCU) in Singapore was 63,661,390,000 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 44 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 67,435,700,000 in 2015 and a minimum value of 1,245,000,000 in 1972.

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
1972 1,245,000,000
1973 1,439,000,000
1974 1,695,000,000
1975 2,085,000,000
1976 2,324,000,000
1977 2,684,000,000
1978 2,816,000,000
1979 3,259,000,000
1980 3,964,000,000
1981 5,419,000,000
1982 5,497,000,000
1983 6,283,000,000
1984 7,840,000,000
1985 7,336,000,000
1986 9,265,000,000
1987 12,300,000,000
1988 10,140,000,000
1989 10,762,000,000
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
2013 47,629,000,000
2014 52,465,900,000
2015 67,435,700,000
2016 63,661,390,000

Expense (% of GDP)

Expense (% of GDP) in Singapore was 15.52 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 44 years was 27.03 in 1987, 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
1972 15.00
1973 13.85
1974 13.22
1975 15.19
1976 15.49
1977 16.42
1978 15.36
1979 15.42
1980 15.33
1981 17.86
1982 16.18
1983 16.52
1984 18.80
1985 17.97
1986 22.68
1987 27.03
1988 19.00
1989 17.58
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 12.95
2012 12.64
2013 12.58
2014 13.44
2015 16.52
2016 15.52

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance