Thailand Public Consumption: % of GDP

1993 - 2021 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Thailand`s Public Consumption: % of GDP

  • Thailand Public Consumption accounted for 20.3 % of its Nominal GDP in Sep 2021, compared with a share of 18.0 % in the previous quarter.
  • Thailand Public Consumption share of Nominal GDP ratio is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1993 to Sep 2021, with an average number of 14.7 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 20.3 % in Sep 2021 and a record low of 10.0 % in Dec 1994.

CEIC calculates Government Consumption as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Government Consumption Expenditure and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council provides Government Consumption Expenditure in local currency and Nominal GDP in local currency.


Related information about Thailand`s Public Consumption: % of GDP
  • In the latest reports, Thailand GDP contracted 4.2 % YoY in Dec 2020.
  • Thailand Nominal GDP reached 130.9 USD bn in Dec 2020.
  • Its GDP deflator (implicit price deflator) fell 0.5 % in Dec 2020.
  • Thailand GDP Per Capita reached 7,579.6 USD in Dec 2020.
  • Its Gross Savings Rate was measured at 26.5 % in Sep 2021.
  • For Nominal GDP contributions, Investment accounted for 28.2 % in Sep 2021.
  • Private Consumption accounted for 53.2 % in Sep 2021.

View Thailand's Public Consumption: % of GDP from Mar 1993 to Sep 2021 in the chart:

Thailand Public Consumption: % of GDP

What was Thailand's Public Consumption: % of GDP in Sep 2021?

Thailand Public Consumption accounted for 20.3 % of its Nominal GDP in Sep 2021, compared with a share of 18.0 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
20.3 Sep 2021 18.0 Jun 2021 10.0 Dec 1994 20.3 Sep 2021 % quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2021

Public Consumption: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2021
Algeria (%) 20.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Argentina (%) 13.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Armenia (%) 14.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Jun 2021
Australia (%) 21.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Jun 2021
Austria (%) 21.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1988 - Jun 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 14.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Jun 2021
Bahrain (%) 15.8 2019 yearly 1975 - 2019
Bangladesh (%) 6.2 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Belarus (%) 18.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Belgium (%) 23.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Bolivia (%) 19.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 20.0 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Botswana (%) 31.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Jun 2021
Brazil (%) 19.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Brunei (%) 18.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
Bulgaria (%) 20.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Cambodia (%) 4.9 2018 yearly 1993 - 2018
Canada (%) 21.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1961 - Jun 2021
Chile (%) 13.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Sep 2021
China (%) 16.6 2020 yearly 1952 - 2020
Colombia (%) 17.1 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2021
Croatia (%) 22.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Cyprus (%) 19.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Czech Republic (%) 20.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Denmark (%) 24.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Ecuador (%) 13.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Jun 2021
Egypt (%) 9.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) 19.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
European Union (%) 22.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Finland (%) 23.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2021
France (%) 24.3 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Georgia (%) 12.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Germany (%) 22.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Jun 2021
Ghana (%) 8.9 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Greece (%) 21.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 12.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1973 - Sep 2021
Hungary (%) 20.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Iceland (%) 28.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
India (%) 13.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1996 - Jun 2021
Indonesia (%) 8.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2021
Iran (%) 13.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1988 - Jun 2021
Ireland (%) 10.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Israel (%) 21.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Sep 2021
Italy (%) 19.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 10.1 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Japan (%) 20.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Jordan (%) 15.3 2019 yearly 1963 - 2019
Kazakhstan (%) 14.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Kenya (%) 13.1 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
South Korea (%) 18.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2021
Kosovo (%) 12.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Kuwait (%) 25.2 2019 yearly 1962 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 19.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Laos (%) 14.0 2016 yearly 2000 - 2016
Latvia (%) 21.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2021
Lebanon (%) 15.3 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Lithuania (%) 19.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Luxembourg (%) 16.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 24.9 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Sep 2021
North Macedonia (%) 17.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2021
Malawi (%) 13.9 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 12.8 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2021
Malta (%) 20.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2021
Mauritius (%) 21.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
Mexico (%) 12.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (%) 23.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Mongolia (%) 13.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (%) 21.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Morocco (%) 21.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2020
Mozambique (%) 21.7 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Nepal (%) 8.5 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 25.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Sep 2021
New Zealand (%) 21.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1987 - Jun 2021
Nigeria (%) 8.7 2020 yearly 1981 - 2020
Norway (%) 23.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1978 - Sep 2021
Oman (%) 24.6 2019 yearly 1980 - 2019
Pakistan (%) 12.4 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 23.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Panama (%) 17.2 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Paraguay (%) 11.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Peru (%) 12.4 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Philippines (%) 16.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1981 - Sep 2021
Poland (%) 18.1 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Portugal (%) 19.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Qatar (%) 27.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Jun 2020
Romania (%) 18.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
Russia (%) 19.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 24.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
Serbia (%) 17.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2021
Singapore (%) 12.4 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Slovakia (%) 20.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2021
Slovenia (%) 20.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2021
South Africa (%) 18.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2021
Spain (%) 20.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Sep 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 11.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Jun 2021
Sudan (%) 3.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Sweden (%) 25.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Switzerland (%) 12.6 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Jun 2021
Syria (%) 14.7 2019 yearly 1963 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -5,353.185 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 2001 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 67,496.915 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 13.4 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 243,794.9 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 1997 - Sep 2021
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 44.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (THB bn) 4,976.160 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (THB bn) 12,407.260 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (THB bn) 4,240.380 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Govt Revenue: Gross: Revenue Dept: Value Added Tax (THB mn) 68,616.81 Jun 2018 monthly Oct 1989 - Jun 2018
Govt Revenue: Gross: Excise Dept (THB mn) 47,541.47 Jun 2018 monthly Oct 1989 - Jun 2018
Total Public Debt as % of GDP (%) 57.980 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.929 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -370.2 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 24,222.5 Mar 2021 monthly Oct 1990 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 24.9 Oct 2021 monthly Oct 1991 - Oct 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 906,263.336 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 473,140.446 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 158,255.608 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 21,246.8 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Apr 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 43.3 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Oct 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,827,086.391 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 993,571.482 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 2,972.109 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1971 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,381.095 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1971 - Mar 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 3,251.772 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1978 - Apr 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 5,411.602 Apr 2021 monthly Apr 1974 - Apr 2021
MoC: Imports: Custom Basis (THB mn) 772,539.960 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2021
MoC: Exports: Custom Basis (THB mn) 750,015.834 Oct 2021 monthly Oct 1990 - Oct 2021
MoC: Trade Balance: Custom Basis (THB mn) -22,524.126 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2021
Exports: Mfg: Machinery & Equipment (THB mn) 67,252.320 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Exports: Mfg: Automotive (THB mn) 106,636.820 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Exports: Agriculture: Rice (THB mn) 12,187.670 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Exports: Mfg: Electronics: Computer Parts (THB mn) 54,217.900 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Exports: Agriculture: Rubber (THB mn) 15,137.950 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Imports: Consumer Goods: ND: Animal and Fishery (THB mn) 10,983.930 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Imports: RM: Non-Agro: Electronic Parts (THB mn) 108,819.570 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Imports: RM: Non-Agro: Base Metal Materials (THB mn) 79,583.400 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Imports: Others: Non-Monetary Gold (THB mn) 13,464.670 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Imports: Capital Goods: Machinery and Equipment (ME) (THB mn) 142,375.910 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 2,848.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,345.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -517.0 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Jul 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -5.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 647.480 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 1,098.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 694.430 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 187,783.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 36.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 72,161.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 14.9 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 21.921 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 54,978.590 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
BOP: USD: Current Account Balance (USD mn) -1,345.610 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2021
Private Investment Index (PII): Seasonally Adjusted (SA) (2010=100) 139.20 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 2010 - Jun 2018
FDI: Mining & Quarrying (THB mn) -2,576.620 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
FDI: Financial & Insurance Activities (THB mn) 3,451.530 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): Agr, Forestry & Fishing (THB mn) 56.240 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
FDI: Construction (THB mn) 377.910 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
FDI: Manufacturing (THB mn) 12,117.400 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2019
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 89.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 17,188.416 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 81,526.538 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1975 - Sep 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 699,066.776 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2021
M2 Growth (%) 4.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Sep 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 1.0 Oct 2021 monthly Sep 1997 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 234,430.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 13,996.770 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 479,416.553 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 2000 - Sep 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.7 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2001 - Feb 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 701,948.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 8.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 10.700 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 392.649 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Mar 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 664.828 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 445,183.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Jun 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 538,167.269 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 3.76 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 167.03 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
MA: Narrow Money (NM) (THB mn) 2,797,055.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2021
MA: Quasi Money (THB mn) 20,914,660.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2021
Monetary Aggregates (MA): Broad Money (THB mn) 23,711,715.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2021
Credit: Outs: CB: Individuals (THB mn) 6,164,298.000 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Credit: Outs: CB: Businesses (THB mn) 6,699,598.000 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Deposit: Outs: CB: Individuals (THB mn) 8,504,962.000 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 2003 - Sep 2021
Deposit: Outs: CB: Businesses (THB mn) 4,770,539.000 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 2003 - Sep 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Global Competitiveness Index (Score) 68.112 2019 yearly 2017 - 2019
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) 15.0 Mar 2021 monthly Feb 2000 - Mar 2021
Leading Economic Index (LEI): BOT: Seasonally Adjusted (2000=100) 150.37 Jun 2018 monthly Jan 1993 - Jun 2018

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