Government Spending in Portugal increased to 8664.80 EUR Million in the fourth quarter of 2020 from 8475.50 EUR Million in the third quarter of 2020. source: Statistics Portugal

Government Spending in Portugal averaged 8077.82 EUR Million from 1995 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 9085.90 EUR Million in the third quarter of 2009 and a record low of 6203.80 EUR Million in the first quarter of 1995. This page provides - Portugal Government Spending - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Portugal Government Spending - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2021.

Government Spending in Portugal is expected to be 9400.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Government Spending in Portugal to stand at 9000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Portugal Government Spending is projected to trend around 9100.00 EUR Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Portugal Government Spending

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8664.80 8475.50 9085.90 6203.80 1995 - 2020 EUR Million Quarterly
Constant Prices 2016, SA

Portugal Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 133.60 116.80 133.60 54.20 percent [+]
Government Budget -5.70 0.10 0.10 -11.40 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -3000.40 -2335.70 271.00 -14745.00 EUR Million [+]
Government Spending 8664.80 8475.50 9085.90 6203.80 EUR Million [+]
Government Spending to GDP 42.70 43.40 51.90 42.50 percent [+]
Government Revenues 7053.80 3488.00 49938.00 846.00 EUR Million [+]
Government Debt 270492.00 267011.00 270492.00 62915.00 EUR Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 4154.00 58956.00 58956.00 819.00 EUR Million [+]
Asylum Applications 45.00 65.00 195.00 5.00 persons [+]
Credit Rating 71.00 [+]
Military Expenditure 4716.00 4420.00 5186.00 802.00 USD Million [+]

Portugal Government Spending
Government Spending refers to public expenditure on goods and services and is a major component of the GDP. Government spending policies like setting up budget targets, adjusting taxation, increasing public expenditure and public works are very effective tools in influencing economic growth.