Singapore - Government Expenditures

Singapore: Government Expenditures

Unit Mil. SGD, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 8.18 %
Data 2020 Q3 16,048
2020 Q2 14,834

Series Information

Source Singapore Department of Statistics (DOS)
Release Government Accounts - Quarterly
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1969
End Date 9/30/2020

Singapore: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Government Revenues Nov 2020 7,367 5,526 Mil. SGD, NSA Monthly
Government Budget Balance 2020 Q3 -7,445 -47,473 Mil. SGD, SAAR Quarterly
Government Expenditures 2020 Q3 16,048 14,834 Mil. SGD, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt 2020 Q3 690,148 684,763 Mil. SGD EOP, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt - Domestic 2020 Q3 690,148 684,763 Mil. SGD EOP, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign 2020 Q3 0 0 Mil. SGD EOP, NSA Quarterly

Release Information

For Singapore, government operating expenditures by category (administration, education, health, etc.), quarterly since 1999.

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.

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