Ethiopia: Government spending as percent of GDP, 2011 - 2020:
For that indicator, we provide data for Ethiopia from 2011 to 2020. The average value for Ethiopia during that period was 9.66 percent with a minimum of 8.3 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 11.13 percent in 2016.
The latest value from 2020 is 9.12 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 130
countries is 17.09 percent.
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The government size of Ethiopia 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.