Bhutan: Government spending, in dollars

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 Bhutan

Government spending, billion USD

 Latest value 0.63
 Year 2021
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 0.18
 Min - Max 0.03 - 0.63
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 0.18 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.03 billion U.S. dollars in 1980 and a maximum of 0.63 billion U.S. dollars in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 0.63 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 156 countries is 103.03 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bhutan - Government spending, in dollars - recent values

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Bhutan - Government spending, in dollars - historical chart - 1980-2021




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. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 22.67 2021 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.63 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -7.80 2022 percent
 Government debt 127.33 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 12.28 2020 percent
 Commercial tax rate 35.30 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 52 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 18 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 17.93 2020 percent
 Taxes on international trade 2.87 2020 percent
 Income and profits taxes 19.94 2020 percent
 Foreign aid 126.88 2021 million U.S. dollars
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