El Salvador: Government spending, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

El Salvador: Government spending as percent of GDP

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for El Salvador from 1965 to 2017. The average value for El Salvador during that period was 12.82 percent with a minumum of 8.66 percent in 1965 and a maximum of 16.38 percent in 2015. 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 El Salvador 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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