Canada: Government spending, in dollars

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 Canada

Government spending, billion USD

 Latest value 448.85
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1961 - 2022
 Average 155.54
 Min - Max 6.74 - 448.85
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1961 to 2022. The average value for Canada during that period was 155.54 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 6.74 billion U.S. dollars in 1961 and a maximum of 448.85 billion U.S. dollars in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 448.85 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 142 countries is 88.01 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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Canada - Government spending, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Canada - Government spending, in dollars - historical chart - 1961-2022




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 20.69 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 448.85 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -3.60 2022 percent
 Government debt 107.13 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 152.09 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 3.82 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 12.83 2022 percent
 Commercial tax rate 24.50 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 131 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 8 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 14.07 2022 percent
 Taxes on international trade 1.26 2022 percent
 Income and profits taxes 55.09 2022 percent
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