Public sector expenditure in real terms in the United Kingdom 2000-2019

This statistic shows total public sector current expenditure in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2000/01 to 2018/19. The figures displayed are in real terms and therefore allow for an accurate comparison over time. Expenditure peaked in 2018/19 at 728.2 billion British pounds.

Total public sector current expenditure in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2000/01 to 2018/19*

Expenditure in billion GBP
18/19728.2
17/18724.2
16/17719.6
15/16725.3
14/15722.8
13/14721.6
12/13724.6
11/12727.9
10/11728.1
09/10709.5
08/09680.7
07/08659.5
06/07637.8
05/06627.4
04/05608.1
03/04850.4
02/03542.1
01/02517.1
00/01496.9
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Sources

Release date

July 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 1, 2000 to March 31, 2019

Supplementary notes

* Figures are calculated in real terms by adjusting the nominal figures to 2017/18 price levels using GDP deflators from the Office for National Statistics (released June 29, 2018).

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