UK election manifestos: comparison of spending as share of national income 2014-2020

This statistic shows the total government spending as a percentage of national income in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2014/2015 to 2019/2020 according to the election manifestos of the four main parties. While all parties plan to reduce government spending after 2015, the Liberal Democrats' and SNP's plans aim at a government spending below 38 percent of national income by 2019/20.

Total government spending as a percentage of national income in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2014/2015 to 2019/2020 according to the election manifestos of the four main parties

ConservativesLabourLiberal DemocratsSNP
2014/1540.7%40.7%40.7%40.7%
2015/1639.6%39.6%39.6%39.6%
2016/1738.3%39.2%38.7%39.2%
2017/1837%38.7%37.9%38.8%
2018/1936.1%38.3%37.9%38.3%
2019/2036.1%38.3%37.9%37.7%
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Source

Release date

April 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 2015

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