Government expenditure Comparison

Economic Indicator Details

Indicator:General government expenditure
Units:Percent of GDP
Scale:%
Notes: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.

Latest Data Values

RankCountryValue
1 East Timor 146.69%
2 Kiribati 107.63%
3 Iraq 83.55%
4 Lesotho 65.92%
5 Maldives 62.71%
6 France 55.53%
7 Denmark 54.98%
8 Belgium 53.46%
9 Sweden 53.43%
10 Austria 51.67%
11 Italy 50.06%
12 Netherlands 49.89%
13 Finland 49.71%
14 Greece 49.35%
15 Solomon Islands 49.01%
16 Bosnia and Herzegovina 48.80%
17 Hungary 47.90%
18 Montenegro 47.66%
19 Ireland 47.14%
20 Cyprus 47.04%
21 Burundi 46.96%
22 Estonia 46.80%
23 Portugal 46.70%
24 Algeria 46.65%
25 Poland 46.42%
26 Slovenia 46.33%
27 Czech Republic 46.05%
28 Saint Kitts and Nevis 45.83%
29 Germany 45.74%
30 Ukraine 45.28%
31 Norway 45.24%
32 United Kingdom 45.24%
33 Libya 45.18%
34 Malta 44.60%
35 Belarus 44.56%
36 Latvia 44.47%
37 Moldova 44.32%
38 Kuwait 44.28%
39 Samoa 44.12%
40 Iceland 44.11%
41 Spain 43.92%
42 Barbados 43.89%
43 Dominica 43.38%
44 São Tomé and Príncipe 42.69%
45 Serbia 42.00%
46 Lithuania 41.89%
47 Croatia 41.82%
48 Israel 41.29%
49 United States 41.16%
50 Canada 40.95%
51 Saudi Arabia 40.75%
52 Luxembourg 40.62%
53 Cape Verde 40.03%
54 Japan 39.81%
55 Venezuela 39.70%
56 Kyrgyzstan 39.21%
57 Russia 38.82%
58 Democratic Republic of Congo 38.79%
59 Trinidad and Tobago 38.59%
60 Bulgaria 38.58%
61 Argentina 38.42%
62 Swaziland 38.38%
63 Botswana 38.20%
64 Brunei 37.89%
65 Brazil 37.77%
66 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 37.65%
67 Oman 37.02%
68 Romania 36.91%
69 Saint Lucia 36.80%
70 Djibouti 36.69%
71 Slovakia 36.63%
72 Switzerland 36.52%
73 Mozambique 36.51%
74 Zimbabwe 36.02%
75 Mongolia 35.87%
76 Uzbekistan 35.73%
77 Ghana 35.37%
78 Australia 35.35%
79 Liberia 35.07%
80 Malawi 34.91%
81 Turkey 34.77%
82 Angola 34.20%
83 Tonga 34.05%
84 New Zealand 33.95%
85 Lebanon 33.67%
86 Equatorial Guinea 33.57%
87 Bolivia 33.55%
88 Guyana 33.51%
89 Macedonia 33.50%
90 Kosovo 33.00%
91 Uruguay 32.60%
92 Haiti 32.38%
93 Ecuador 31.85%
94 Tanzania 31.68%
95 Egypt 31.68%
96 Nicaragua 31.60%
97 South Africa 31.55%
98 Malaysia 31.52%
99 Georgia 31.41%
100 Seychelles 31.27%
101 Eritrea 31.03%
102 Tunisia 30.89%
103 Azerbaijan 30.57%
104 Albania 30.56%
105 Yemen 30.30%
106 Nigeria 30.29%
107 Kenya 30.24%
108 Belize 30.23%
109 Vietnam 29.74%
110 Bahrain 29.53%
111 Grenada 29.53%
112 Suriname 29.35%
113 Namibia 29.22%
114 Colombia 29.16%
115 Papua New Guinea 29.00%
116 Tajikistan 28.92%
117 Jamaica 28.89%
118 Jordan 28.59%
119 Morocco 28.27%
120 India 28.19%
121 Fiji 27.95%
122 Costa Rica 27.93%
123 Honduras 27.57%
124 Mauritania 27.35%
125 Kazakhstan 27.05%
126 Panama 26.84%
127 Armenia 26.60%
128 Senegal 26.58%
129 Sierra Leone 26.22%
130 Antigua and Barbuda 26.10%
131 Benin 25.59%
132 Mauritius 25.58%
133 Rwanda 25.31%
134 Chile 25.18%
135 Mexico 24.96%
136 Mali 24.81%
137 Syria 24.75%
138 Burkina Faso 24.71%
139 Togo 24.23%
140 Iran 24.02%
141 Niger 23.88%
142 Thailand 23.49%
143 Paraguay 23.32%
144 Afghanistan 23.12%
145 Vanuatu 23.10%
146 Comoros 23.09%
147 United Arab Emirates 23.09%
148 Zambia 22.75%
149 Guinea-Bissau 22.73%
150 Côte d'Ivoire 22.72%
151 Sri Lanka 22.59%
152 Qatar 22.47%
153 The Bahamas 22.46%
154 El Salvador 21.98%
155 Gabon 21.96%
156 Taiwan 21.88%
157 China 21.75%
158 Nepal 21.54%
159 South Korea 21.51%
160 Sudan 21.44%
161 Laos 21.26%
162 Republic of Congo 20.53%
163 Guinea 20.39%
164 Peru 20.20%
165 Ethiopia 19.82%
166 Singapore 19.52%
167 The Gambia 19.51%
168 Philippines 19.28%
169 Pakistan 19.25%
170 Cameroon 18.98%
171 Uganda 18.57%
172 Hong Kong 18.57%
173 Cambodia 18.18%
174 Indonesia 17.58%
175 Chad 17.29%
176 Central African Republic 16.99%
177 Dominican Republic 16.69%
178 Turkmenistan 16.28%
179 Madagascar 15.95%
180 Guatemala 14.80%
181 Bangladesh 14.68%
182 Myanmar 9.31%
183 Bhutan 0.00%