* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Germany: Government spending, billion USD: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Germany from 1970 to 2017. The average value for Germany during that period was 370.13 billion U.S. dollars with a minumum of 34.71 billion U.S. dollars in 1970 and a maximum of 748.19 billion U.S. dollars in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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. Data are in current U.S. dollars.