Singapore - Government Expenditures

Singapore: Government Expenditures

Unit Mil. SGD, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 47.86 %
Data 2022 Q2 14,628
2022 Q1 28,055

Series Information

Source Singapore Department of Statistics (DOS)
Release Government Accounts - Quarterly
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1969
End Date 6/30/2022

Singapore: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Government Revenues Jul 2022 6,900 7,811 Mil. SGD, NSA Monthly
Government Expenditures 2022 Q2 14,628 28,055 Mil. SGD, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt 2022 Q2 988,195 874,110 Mil. SGD EOP, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt - Domestic 2022 Q2 988,195 874,110 Mil. SGD EOP, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign 2022 Q2 0 0 Mil. SGD EOP, NSA Quarterly
Government Budget Balance 2022 Q1 392.43 455.58 Mil. SGD, SAAR Quarterly

Release Information

For Singapore, general government operating finances by caetgory: monthly revenue (tax, fees, etc.) and quarterly expenditures (administration, health, security, etc.).

  • Framework: IMF GFSM 2014
  • Measurement: Millions of Singapore dollars (Mil. SGD)
  • Adjustment: Not seasonally adjusted (NSA)
  • Native frequency: Monthly
  • Start date: As early as 1969m7

The data for central government are based on accounting records maintained by the Accountant-General’s Department of the Ministry of Finance. The data for statutory boards are based on annual financial statements prepared by the respective units.

Government operating expenditure refers to expenditure on manpower, other operating expenditure (excluding expenses on investment and agency fees on land sales) and operating grants.

"Info-communications and media development" was re-classified from Info-Communications Technology to include expenditure related to Media Development Programme from April 2007 onwards.

Figures may not add up due to rounding.

Moody's Analytics supplements

We seasonally adjust general government monthly revenue and quarterly expenditure using the U.S. Census Bureau's X-13 ARIMA program, in annualized terms (SAAR).

The data are audited, and are final at the time of release.

Further reading

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