In FY 2017, total UK public spending, central and local, is “guesstimated” to be £784.1 billion, with central £611.3 billion; local £172.8 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.
GDP: OBR EFO supp. economy tables
Revenue: OBR March 2017 Economic and fiscal outlook – charts and tables: fiscal
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