Singapore - Government Expenditures

Singapore: Government Expenditures

Unit Mil. SGD, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 36.05 %
Data 2019 Q1 19,750
2018 Q4 14,517

Series Information

Source Singapore Department of Statistics (DOS)
Release Government Accounts - Quarterly
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1969
End Date 3/31/2019

Singapore: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Government Revenues Sep 2019 5,721 8,330 Mil. SGD, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt 2019 Q2 570,683 561,629 Mil. SGD EOP, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt - Domestic 2019 Q2 570,683 561,629 Mil. SGD EOP, NSA Quarterly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign 2019 Q2 0 0 Mil. SGD EOP, NSA Quarterly
Government Budget Balance 2019 Q1 17,072 13,936 Mil. SGD, SAAR Quarterly
Government Expenditures 2019 Q1 19,750 14,517 Mil. SGD, 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.