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Government Expenditure

Volume 986: debated on Monday 16 June 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the level of general Government expenditure on goods and services in the United Kingdom, both in money terms and as a percentage of gross domestic product, for each year

GENERAL GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE ON GOODS AND SERVICES* IN MONEY TERMS AND AS A PERCENTAGE OF GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT AT MARKET PRICES
United KingdomFrance†West GermanyItalyBelgium
£ m.%Fr. m.%Dm. m.%L.b.%Fr. m.%
19605,05319·850,15016·63,45716·082,83414·7
19615,47220·157,05017·23,76715·686,23714·4
19625,91020·766,72018·54,29415·895,59114·9
19636,24620·676,05019·95,13116·5109,26515·8
19646,86920·882,50019·65,82317·2121,97415·8
19657,49221·190,00019·66,41317·6131,35015·6
19668,21421·796,38019·76,79017·2146,71016·2
19679,19323·098,39019·97,07916·3163,62816·9
19689,85522·8103,33019·37,82316·7179,76417·3
196910,27122·2116,89019·68,36816·2197,11517·1
197011,44922·5135,24217·3137,59020·39,21915·9219,59117·1
197112,84422·6149,66717·2161,15021·410,83817·2258,11818·4
197214,41022·9164,85116·8176,11021·312,20017·7294,60318·8
197317,04023·5183 69216·5199,90021·813,83316·8322,51918·1
197420,99125·6216,84517·0232,22023·516,96116·7377,59718·0
197527,94727·2264,32818·2253,85024·620,04917·4463,39620·1
197632,09326·2297,94617·8265,42023·624,39617·0527,83020·1
197734,05524·3336,64318·0277,96023·229,73617·2582,80520·5
NetherlandsLuxembourg†SwedenUnited States of AmericaJapan†
Gld. m.%Fr. m.%Kr.m.%$m.%Yen b.%
19607,31417·514,53620·1100,13419·8
19618,05218·215,73720·0108,13720·7
19629,02319·018,02521·2116,99020·7
196310,34520·120,60122·3123,07020·7
196412,35820·423,28122·6129,24420·4
196513,66020·126,26623·2137,24020·04,26613·3
196615,19920·629,98124·3158,29521·04,92713·2
196717,10221·133,88525·4177,45722·35,43112·3
196818,96221·137,85126·7191,52022·16,28911·9
196921,20320·841,16426·8201,08421·57,25511·7
197024,17421·17,14013·346,90527·5212,86321·78,73111·9
197128,06021·68,34215·051.53828·2224,70921·210,48212·9
197230,84021·09,57815·656,63728·6242,45320·812,58913·6
197333,91020·211,66315·461,78128·2261,16420·115,70813·9
197439,65020·814,39615·870,48328·3293,55820·919,24014·2
197546,71022·317,37820·682,96628·9325,65021·322,72915·3
197652,49022·119,30119·796,53829·9347,57420·525,01014·9
197756,97021·821,98821·7115,76433·0377,53420·128,55615·3
* Including non-trading capital consumption.
† Comparable figures for France and Luxembourg before 1970 and Japan before 1965 are not available.
Source: National Accounts of OECD countries 1960–77, Volume II.