Key indicator

Structure of general government expenditure

Almost one third (32.2 %) of total general government expenditure in 2016 was expenditure on social protection (pensions, benefits and other forms of social support), 14.7 % was allocated to education, while 13.2 % – to economic affairs. Expenditure on general public services and health sector accounts for 11.9 % and 10.0 %, respectively. The remaining share of expenditure (18 %) is allocated to public order and safety, recreation, culture and religion, housing and community amenities, and environmental protection.

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