Spain’s 2017 budget leaves little room for manoeuvre. It represents exactly 39%, the percentage the state can freely make decisions on what do with from what it raises and borrows. It shows that, despite the fact the economy is doing well, we have a lot of problems.
Spain’s public investment 2015
Public investment grew 21% to 26.545 billion euros last year, according to data corresponding to end-2015. This was the first increase since 2009. It accounted for 2.5% of GDP in 2015. The autonomous regional governments were the ones which saw the most investment and the biggest year-on-year rise.