Hong Kong: Government spending, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Hong Kong: Government spending as percent of GDP

: For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 1960 to 2019. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 7.54 percent with a minimum of 5.17 percent in 1965 and a maximum of 10.99 percent in 2003. The latest value from 2019 is 10.78 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 151 countries is 15.75 percent. 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 Hong Kong 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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