In the fiscal year ending in 2016, total UK public spending, including central government and local authorities, was £753.9 billion. In the fiscal year ending in 2017, total UK public spending is expected to be £771.9 billion.
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Expenditure data since 1983 comes from HM Treasury’s Public Expenditure Statistical Analysis reports.
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Gross Domestic Product data comes from measuringworth.com.
Central government spending data begins in 1692.
Local authority spending data begins in 1868.
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