Bahamas: Government spending, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Bahamas: Government spending as percent of GDP

, 1977 - 2019: For that indicator, we provide data for the Bahamas from 1977 to 2019. The average value for the Bahamas during that period was 12.25 percent with a minimum of 9.18 percent in 1999 and a maximum of 15.43 percent in 1978. The latest value from 2019 is 14.2 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 162 countries is 15.86 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 the Bahamas 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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