Djibouti: Government spending, percent of GDP

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 Djibouti

Government spending as percent of GDP

 Latest value 18.18
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2013 - 2021
 Average 20.18
 Min - Max 18.18 - 22.23
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Djibouti from 2013 to 2021. The average value for Djibouti during that period was 20.18 percent with a minimum of 18.18 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 22.23 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2021 is 18.18 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 156 countries is 17.11 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Djibouti - Government spending, percent of GDP - recent values

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Djibouti - Government spending, percent of GDP - historical chart - 2013-2021




The government size of Djibouti 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 18.18 2021 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.62 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -1.00 2022 percent
 Government debt 40.44 2022 percent
 Commercial tax rate 37.90 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 76 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 35 2019 taxes
 Foreign aid 175.31 2021 million U.S. dollars
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