(measure: billion U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Germany: Government spending, billion USD
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1970 to 2018. The average value for Germany during that period was 383.62 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 35.08 billion U.S. dollars in 1970 and a maximum of 785.66 billion U.S. dollars in 2018.
The latest value from 2018 is 785.66 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 153
countries is 89.05 billion U.S. dollars.
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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.