Table 16: India’s total government expenditure and expenditure on social services (including health) and defense during the economic crisis of early 1990s (in billion current Rupees).

YearTotal government expenditureDefense expenditureSocial services expenditure

1989-90929.08144.16 (15.5%)30.61 (3.3%)
1990-911052.98154.26 (14.6%)32.74 (3.1%)
1991-921114.14163.47 (14.7%)35.69 (3.2%)
1992-931226.18175.82 (14.3%)40.09 (3.3%)
1993-941418.53218.45 (15.4%)48.30 (3.4%)
1994-951607.39232.45 (14.5%)58.73 (3.7%)
1995-961782.75268.56 (15.1%)76.55 (4.3%)
1996-972010.07295.05 (14.7%)96.72 (4.8%)
1997-982320.53352.78 (15.2%)118.45 (5.1%)
1998-992793.4398.97 (14.3%)146.56 (5.2%)

Source: based on figures taken from Tables 103 and 104, RBI, 2012-13 [15].