Total general government expenditure
|Updated: 31.1.2013 - Next update: 31.1.2014|
Share of public expenditure of gross domestic product decreased in 2011
The share of total general government expenditure of gross domestic product (GDP) was 55.0 per cent in 2011. The share of GDP diminished from 2010, when it was 55.8 per cent. Total general government expenditure grew by 4.6 per cent, or EUR 4.6 billion in 2011. The share of total expenditure of GDP fell, because GDP grew in nominal terms faster than public expenditure. In 2010, total expenditure increased by 3.1 per cent.Statistical release
Statistics Finland / General government expenditure by function
Description of indicator
The indicator describes general government expenditure by function on the basis of national accounts data.
The term "general government" denotes the public sector and includes central government, (federal) constituent states, local government, and social security funds. The Finnish general government sector includes the State, municipalities and intermunicipal authorities, the regional government of the Åland Islands, and social security funds.