For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Brunei from 1974 to 2018. The average value for Brunei during that period was 19.97 percent with a minimum of 3.85 percent in 1979 and a maximum of 29.87 percent in 1998.
The latest value from 2018 is 24.14 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 152
countries is 16.60 percent.
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The government size of Brunei 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.