Costa Rica: Government expenditure

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 Costa Rica

Government expenditure, billion currency units

 Latest value 1664.7
 Reference Q3 2023
 Measure billion Costa Rican Colon
 Data availability Q1 1991 - Q3 2023
 Average 687.31
 Min - Max 23.48 - 1884.56
 Source Central Bank of Costa Rica
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from Q1 1991 to Q3 2023. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 687.31 billion Costa Rican Colon with a minimum of 23.48 billion Costa Rican Colon in Q1 1991 and a maximum of 1884.56 billion Costa Rican Colon in Q4 2021. Click on the following link to see the values of Government expenditure, billion currency units around the world.
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Costa Rica - Government expenditure - recent values

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Costa Rica - Government expenditure - historical chart - 1991-2023
Measure: billion Costa Rican Colon
Source: Central Bank of Costa Rica


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Definition: Total spending by all levels of government but excluding public enterprises.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 15.40 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 10.66 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -4.20 2021 percent
 Government debt 82.36 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 1,664.70 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 14.00 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 58.30 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 151 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 10 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 28.47 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 4.29 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 17.65 2021 percent
 Foreign aid 77.87 2021 million U.S. dollars
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