Amazon G&A expenses

General and aministrative expenses of Amazon 2010-2019.

Amounts are in millions.

YEARG&A expenses (Millions)
2019$5,203
2018$4,336
2017$3,674
2016$2,432
2015$1,747
2014$1,552
2013$1,129
2012$896
2011$658
2010$470

The increase in G&A expenses of Amazon happened mainly because of the increase in payroll and related expenses. In 2019, the general and administrative expenses of Amazon grew to $5.2 billion compared to $4.34 billion in 2018, yoy growth of around 20%.

About Amazon:

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) is the largest ecommerce brand as well as one of the leading cloud services brand. The company which was founded in 1994 has seen enormous growth over the last five years and has greatly extended its range of cloud based services. Amazon has its headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. The CEO of Amazon is Jeff Bezos. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the cloud services platform of Amazon. Amazon is also the largest R&D spender in the entire industry. The company has divided its business into three main segments that include Amazon North America, Amazon International and AWS.