Canada Government Spending

Government Spending in Canada increased to 350496 CAD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 349082 CAD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Government Spending in Canada is reported by the Statistics Canada. Government Spending in Canada averaged 204346.44 CAD Million from 1961 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 350496 CAD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 and a record low of 60608 CAD Million in the first quarter of 1961. This page provides - Canada Government Spending - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
350496.00 349082.00 350496.00 60608.00 350690.26 | 2014/03 1961 - 2013 CAD Million Quarterly
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Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Government Budget Value 2159.00 2014-01-15 1148.00 5770.00 -9919.00 1214.23 2014-02-28 CAD Million [+]
Government Spending 350496.00 2013-11-15 349082.00 350496.00 60608.00 350690.26 2014-03-31 CAD Million [+]
Government Debt To GDP 84.60 2012-12-31 85.00 101.70 66.50 84.23 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Government Budget -1.00 2013-06-30 -1.50 5.10 -8.30 -0.95 2013-12-31 Percent of GDP [+]
Credit Rating 98.06 [+]
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Government Spending | Notes
Government spending (also called government expenditure or consumption) is the amount of money that federal, state, and local governments spend on public services provided to its citizens. Government expenditure covers spending on goods and services like defence, judicial and education system. Yet, it excludes government transfers like social security and unemployment benefits.


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