Aruba: Government spending, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Aruba: Government spending as percent of GDP

, 1995 - 2018: For that indicator, we provide data for Aruba from 1995 to 2018. The average value for Aruba during that period was 23.62 percent with a minimum of 19.97 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 28.1 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2018 is 23.56 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 167 countries is 16.14 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The government size of Aruba and other countries is calculated as the total government spending as percent of GDP.

Definition: General government final consumption expenditure (formerly general government consumption) includes all government current expenditures for purchases of goods and services (including compensation of employees). It also includes most expenditures on national defense and security, but excludes government military expenditures that are part of government capital formation.
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