Egypt: Government spending, percent of GDP

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 Egypt

Government spending as percent of GDP

 Latest value 7.94
 Reference 2021
 Measure percent
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Egypt from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Egypt during that period was 14.77 percent with a minimum of 7.66 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 25.75 percent in 1972. The latest value from 2021 is 7.94 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 154 countries is 16.83 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The government size of Egypt 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.
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