China: Government spending, in dollars

(measure: billion U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank)
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China: Government spending, billion USD

, 1960 - 2019: For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1960 to 2019. The average value for China during that period was 372.85 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 5.99 billion U.S. dollars in 1962 and a maximum of 2394.82 billion U.S. dollars in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 2394.82 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 148 countries is 88.63 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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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.
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