For that indicator, we provide data for Aruba from 1995 to 2017. The average value for Aruba during that period was 22.22 percent with a minimum of 16.69 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 28.1 percent in 2012.
The latest value from 2017 is 16.69 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 167
countries is 16.50 percent.
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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.