Aruba: Government spending, percent of GDP

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 Aruba

Government spending as percent of GDP

 Latest value 19.90
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1995 - 2022
 Average 23.29
 Min - Max 19.90 - 27.47
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Aruba from 1995 to 2022. The average value for Aruba during that period was 23.29 percent with a minimum of 19.9 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 27.47 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 19.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 143 countries is 16.25 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Aruba - Government spending, percent of GDP - Recent values chart

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Aruba - Government spending, percent of GDP - historical chart - 1995-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 19.90 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.71 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -1.30 2022 percent
 Government debt 90.10 2022 percent
 Foreign aid -11.32 2004 million U.S. dollars
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