For that indicator, we provide data for Guyana from 1960 to 2019. The average value for Guyana during that period was 19.13 percent with a minimum of 11.45 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 31.47 percent in 1986.
The latest value from 2019 is 17.98 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 133
countries is 16.07 percent.
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The government size of Guyana 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.