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Public Expenditure

Volume 773: debated on Friday 22 November 1968

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what percentage of the gross national product was spent in the public sector in each year from 1960 to date.

The table below shows total public expenditure on goods and services as a percentage of gross national product at factor cost. The public sector expenditure includes expenditure on imported goods and services which cannot be separately indentified.

1960196119621963
25·325·926·626·4
1964196519661967
27·327·929·331·5