Syrian Arab Republic - Expense

Expense (current LCU)

The value for Expense (current LCU) in Syrian Arab Republic was 442,180,000,000 as of 2009. As the graph below shows, over the past 11 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 442,180,000,000 in 2009 and a minimum value of 128,193,000,000 in 1998.

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
1998 128,193,000,000
1999 136,971,000,000
2000 160,890,000,000
2001 178,122,000,000
2002 178,332,000,000
2003 200,780,000,000
2004 248,498,000,000
2005 277,044,000,000
2006 317,213,000,000
2007 325,697,000,000
2008 375,327,000,000
2009 442,180,000,000

Expense (% of GDP)

Expense (% of GDP) in Syrian Arab Republic was 16.14 as of 2007. Its highest value over the past 9 years was 19.61 in 2004, while its lowest value was 16.14 in 2007.

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
1998 16.22
1999 16.72
2000 17.43
2001 17.54
2002 16.80
2003 18.69
2004 19.61
2005 18.39
2006 18.61
2007 16.14

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Government finance