Dominica: Government spending, percent of GDP

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 Dominica

Government spending as percent of GDP

 Latest value 27.39
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2006 - 2018
 Average 19.09
 Min - Max 14.62 - 27.39
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Dominica from 2006 to 2018. The average value for Dominica during that period was 19.09 percent with a minimum of 14.62 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 27.39 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 27.39 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 166 countries is 16.17 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Dominica - Government spending, percent of GDP - recent values

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Dominica - Government spending, percent of GDP - historical chart - 2006-2018




The government size of Dominica 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 27.39 2018 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.15 2018 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -3.86 2022 percent
 Government debt 104.30 2022 percent
 Commercial tax rate 32.60 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 117 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 37 2019 taxes
 Foreign aid 79.07 2021 million U.S. dollars
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