General Government Final Consumption Expenditure (As % of GDP) rose to 24.1% in Fiji in 2016

General Government Final Consumption Expenditure (As % of GDP) (%)
Economy | Fiji | February 1, 2019
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General government final consumption expenditure as a share of GDP reached 24.1 % in 2016 in Fiji, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 15.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, general government final consumption expenditure as a share of GDP in Fiji reached an all time high of 24.1 % in 2016 and an all time low of 12.0 % in 1974. When compared to Fiji's main peers, general government final consumption expenditure as a share of GDP in Estonia amounted to 20.3 %, 24.4 % in Norway, 18.3 % in Russia and 26.3 % in Sweden in 2016.

Fiji has been ranked 20th within the group of 170 countries we follow in terms of general government final consumption expenditure as a share of GDP, 27 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

General government final consumption expenditure includes all current government expenditure for purchases of goods and services (including compensation of employees).

General Government Final Consumption Expenditure (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
China % 13.2% 13.4% 13.5% 13.3% 14.0%
Denmark % 26.6% 26.5% 26.0% 25.8% 25.5%
Estonia % 18.6% 18.4% 18.8% 19.1% 20.0%
Fiji % ... ... 17.3% 18.7% 18.9% 20.1% 20.9% ...
Finland % 23.6% 24.4% 24.7% 24.7% 24.4%
Germany % 18.7% 18.8% 19.2% 19.2% 19.3%
Iceland % 24.7% 24.4% 24.1% 23.9% 23.4%
Japan % 20.2% 20.3% 20.2% 20.2% 19.8%
Latvia % 18.2% 17.4% 17.6% 17.5% 17.9%
Lithuania % 18.3% 17.5% 16.7% 16.6% 17.2%
Norway % 21.0% 20.9% 21.2% 22.0% 23.4%
Russia % 17.5% 17.8% 18.5% 17.9% 17.7%
Sweden % 25.2% 25.9% 26.3% 26.2% 25.9%
USA % 16.2% 15.5% 15.1% 14.6% 14.3%