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Government consumption expenditure in Eastern Africa

Government expenditure of Eastern Africa, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 government expenditure of Eastern Africa in current prices increased by 40.8 billion US dollars (in 16.5 times) to 43.4 billion US dollars; change occurred by 7.1 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 286.9 million, as well as by 33.7 billion US dollars by increasing of government expenditure per capita by 85.7 US dollars. The average annual growth of government expenditure of Eastern Africa was 0.91 billion US dollars or 6.4%. The average annual growth of government expenditure of Eastern Africa in constant prices was 4.5%. Share in the world dropped by 0.14%. Share in Africa decreased by 0.22%. Minimal government expenditure was in 1970 (2.6 billion US dollars). Maximal government expenditure was in 2014 (44.6 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 government expenditure per capita in Eastern Africa grew by 85.7 US dollars (in 4.5 times) to 110.5 US dollars. The average annual growth of government expenditure per capita in current prices was 1.9 US dollars or 3.4%.

Change of government expenditure of Eastern Africa described by linear regression model: y=0.64x-1 253.6, where y - estimated value of government expenditure of Eastern Africa, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.811. Determination rate = 0.658.

Government expenditure of Eastern Africa, 1970

Government expenditure of Eastern Africa in 1970 was worth 2.6 billion US dollars. Share of Eastern Africa in the world government expenditure was 0.49%.

Government expenditure per capita in Eastern Africa in 1970 was 24.8 US dollars. Government expenditure per capita in Eastern Africa was less than government expenditure per capita in the World (145.7 US dollars) by 120.9 US dollars.

Government expenditure of Eastern Africa in 1970 consisted of government expenditure of Mozambique (23%), government expenditure of Kenya (12.3%), government expenditure of Zimbabwe (11.7%), government expenditure of Zambia (10.9%), government expenditure of Tanzania (10.8%), and others (31.3%).

Government expenditure of Eastern Africa, 2015

Government expenditure of Eastern Africa in 2015 was worth 43.4 billion US dollars. Share of Eastern Africa in the world government expenditure was 0.36%.

Government expenditure per capita in Eastern Africa in 2015 was equal to 110.5 US dollars. Government expenditure per capita in Eastern Africa was less than government expenditure per capita in the World (1 659.0 US dollars) by 1 548.6 US dollars.

Government expenditure of Eastern Africa in 2015 consisted of government expenditure of Kenya (21.1%), government expenditure of Tanzania (14.4%), government expenditure of Ethiopia (12.4%), government expenditure of Mozambique (9.1%), government expenditure of Zimbabwe (8%), and others (35%).

Size of government expenditure in Eastern Africa

Government consumption expenditure in Eastern Africa, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices2.610.111.211.328.643.4
constant prices19702.64.66.37.513.119.3
20054.57.810.712.822.332.8
Picture. Eastern Africa: government expenditure Picture. Government expenditure: share of Eastern Africa in the world

Growth of government expenditure in Eastern Africa

Picture. Eastern Africa: government expenditure, growth Picture. Eastern Africa: government expenditure, growth

government expenditure per capita in Eastern Africa

Picture. Eastern Africa: government expenditure per capita Picture. Eastern Africa: government expenditure per capita

Rating of government expenditure in Eastern Africa

Rating of government expenditure in Eastern Africa, 2015
#Areabln. US dollars%
Eastern Africa43.4100
countries
1 Kenya9.221.1
2 Tanzania6.314.4
3 Ethiopia5.412.4
4 Mozambique3.99.1
5 Zimbabwe3.58.0
6 Zambia3.37.5
7 South Sudan2.66.1
8 Uganda2.35.4
9 Mauritius1.73.8
10 Rwanda1.02.3
11 Eritrea0.922.1
12 Malawi0.872.0
13 Madagascar0.751.7
14 Burundi0.531.2
15 Djibouti0.400.91
16 Seychelles0.380.88
17 Comoros0.150.35
18 Somalia0.120.27
Picture. Eastern Africa: structure of government expenditure by leaders, 2015, %

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