General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Data for Year 2018, All Countries

06, Dec 2019, EST.

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Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › Change indicator
Year: 2018 › Change year
Date of Last Update: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)


While looking at the values for General government total expenditure (% of GDP) data, please note: Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account.

Economic Indicators : General government total expenditure (% of GDP) 2018
Economic Indicator Listing in Year 2018
  General government total expenditure (% of GDP)   Value  
 Advanced Economies 38.43 % 
 Afghanistan 30.854 % 
 Albania 28.969 % 
 Algeria 37.564 % 
 Angola 28.729 % 
 Antigua and Barbuda 20.074 % 
 Argentina 40.102 % 
 Armenia 24.659 % 
 ASEAN 5 20.76 % 
 Australia 36.218 % 
 Austria 50.453 % 
 Azerbaijan 41.092 % 
 Bahamas 24.57 % 
 Bahrain 35.832 % 
 Bangladesh 16.31 % 
 Barbados 43.4 % 
 Belarus 44.114 % 
 Belgium 52.347 % 
 Belize 29.268 % 
 Benin 22.394 % 
 Bhutan 22.6 % 
 Bolivia 39.083 % 
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 47.033 % 
 Botswana 31.861 % 
 Brazil 40.749 % 
 Brunei Darussalam 37.824 % 
 Bulgaria 37.088 % 
 Burkina Faso 26.415 % 
 Burundi 25.445 % 
 Cambodia 20.947 % 
 Cameroon 22.265 % 
 Canada 39.851 % 
 Cape Verde 28.506 % 
 Central African Republic 13.444 % 
 Chad 16.081 % 
 Chile 27.933 % 
 China 30.571 % 
 Colombia 27.731 % 
 Commonwealth of Independent States 32.77 % 
 Comoros 29.479 % 
 Congo 15.618 % 
 Congo, Republic of 34.573 % 
 Costa Rica 21.348 % 
 Croatia 47.327 % 
 Cyprus 37.34 % 
 Czech Republic 41.02 % 
 Denmark 51.19 % 
 Developing Asia 28.528 % 
 Djibouti 32.523 % 
 Dominica 36.035 % 
 Dominican Republic 17.558 % 
 Ecuador 31.026 % 
 Egypt 33.024 % 
 El Salvador 23.231 % 
 Emerging and Developing Economies 29.835 % 
 Emerging and developing Europe 39.079 % 
 Equatorial Guinea 31.972 % 
 Eritrea 27.302 % 
 Estonia 40.367 % 
 Ethiopia 18.965 % 
 Euro Area 46.889 % 
 European Union 45.169 % 
 Fiji 31.564 % 
 Finland 56.859 % 
 France 55.32 % 
 Gabon 23.48 % 
 Gambia 26.585 % 
 Georgia 28.958 % 
 Germany 44.131 % 
 Ghana 22.533 % 
 Grenada 23.619 % 
 Guam 31.735 % 
 Guatemala 12.515 % 
 Guinea 26.062 % 
 Guinea Bissau 21.756 % 
 Haiti 21.857 % 
 Honduras 28.191 % 
 Hong Kong 19.771 % 
 Hungary 46.894 % 
 Iceland 42.204 % 
 India 27.327 % 
 Indonesia 17.395 % 
 Iran 15.922 % 
 Iraq 46.19 % 
 Ireland 31.042 % 
 Israel 41.31 % 
 Italy 47.197 % 
 Ivory Coast 22.644 % 
 Jamaica 27.146 % 
 Japan 38.242 % 
 Jordan 28.759 % 
 Kazakhstan 21.259 % 
 Kenya 25.926 % 
 Kiribati 89.185 % 
 Korea 19.493 % 
 Kosovo 28.595 % 
 Kuwait 53.673 % 
 Kyrgyzstan 35.639 % 
 Laos 26.962 % 
 Latvia 37.486 % 
 Lebanon 29.002 % 
 Lesotho 55.788 % 
 Liberia 31.85 % 
 Libya 64.332 % 
 Lithuania 34.935 % 
 Luxembourg 42.027 % 
 Macau 19.442 % 
 Macedonia 32.303 % 
 Madagascar 17.762 % 
 Major advanced economies (G7) 38.977 % 
 Malawi 27.799 % 
 Malaysia 24.292 % 
 Maldives 52.04 % 
 Mali 23.002 % 
 Malta 40.472 % 
 Marshall Islands 59.507 % 
 Mauritania 33.073 % 
 Mauritius 25.759 % 
 Mexico 24.552 % 
 Micronesia 60.955 % 
 Middle East 33.109 % 
 Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan, and Pakistan 31.896 % 
 Moldova 37.951 % 
 Mongolia 31.407 % 
 Montenegro 47.777 % 
 Morocco 29.947 % 
 Mozambique 35.377 % 
 Myanmar 26.399 % 
 Namibia 34.687 % 
 Nepal 22.343 % 
 Netherlands 44.49 % 
 New Zealand 34.356 % 
 Nicaragua 26.486 % 
 Niger 26.722 % 
 Nigeria 11.349 % 
 Norway 47.463 % 
 Oman 55.872 % 
 Other Advanced Economies (Excluding G7 and Eurozone) 31.74 % 
 Pakistan 19.655 % 
 Palau 37.641 % 
 Panama 21.024 % 
 Papua New Guinea 30.922 % 
 Paraguay 24.473 % 
 Peru 22.069 % 
 Philippines 20.507 % 
 Poland 42.437 % 
 Portugal 45.928 % 
 Puerto Rico 21.914 % 
 Qatar 32.301 % 
 Romania 31.956 % 
 Russia 33.326 % 
 Rwanda 25.252 % 
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 26.731 % 
 Saint Lucia 32.464 % 
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 29.89 % 
 Samoa 30.707 % 
 San Marino 21.782 % 
 Sao Tome and Principe 33.665 % 
 Saudi Arabia 36.791 % 
 Senegal 27.493 % 
 Serbia 40.813 % 
 Seychelles 33.155 % 
 Sierra Leone 17.736 % 
 Singapore 20.085 % 
 Slovakia 40 % 
 Slovenia 43.222 % 
 Solomon Islands 41.389 % 
 South Africa 33.792 % 
 South Sudan 52.942 % 
 Spain 40.373 % 
 Sri Lanka 19.038 % 
 Sub Saharan African 20.713 % 
 Sudan 11.845 % 
 Suriname 27.73 % 
 Swaziland 29.065 % 
 Sweden 49.673 % 
 Switzerland 32.796 % 
 Taiwan 17.649 % 
 Tajikistan 32.783 % 
 Tanzania 19.262 % 
 Thailand 22.68 % 
 Timor Leste (East Timor) 65.127 % 
 Togo 26.684 % 
 Tonga 28.415 % 
 Trinidad and Tobago 38.191 % 
 Tunisia 28.035 % 
 Turkey 37.193 % 
 Turkmenistan 15.805 % 
 Tuvalu 94.263 % 
 Uganda 20.52 % 
 Ukraine 40.549 % 
 United Arab Emirates 32.988 % 
 United Kingdom 38.025 % 
 United States 35.361 % 
 Uruguay 31.695 % 
 Uzbekistan 33.457 % 
 Vanuatu 31.128 % 
 Venezuela 36.591 % 
 Vietnam 27.675 % 
 Western Hemisphere 32.06 % 
 World Average 32.28 % 
 Yemen 23.857 % 
 Zambia 22.11 % 
 Zimbabwe 27.1 % 
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