UK election manifestos: social security spending as share of national income 2014-20

This statistic shows the total social security 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. According to the Conservatives' manifesto, social security spending will be reduced from 11.9 to 10 percent of national income by 2019/20, while Labour, Liberal Democrats and SNP expect a decrease of less than 1.5 percentage points.

Total social security 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
2014/1511.9%11.9%11.9%11.9%
2015/1611.5%11.5%11.5%11.5%
2016/1711%11.4%11.2%11.5%
2017/1810.5%11.1%10.9%11.2%
2018/1910.3%10.9%10.7%11.1%
2019/2010%10.6%10.5%10.8%
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Source

Release date

April 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 2015

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