Japan: Government spending, in dollars

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 Japan

Government spending, billion USD

 Latest value 918.84
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1970 - 2022
 Average 599.12
 Min - Max 23.63 - 1,251.80
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Japan from 1970 to 2022. The average value for Japan during that period was 599.12 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 23.63 billion U.S. dollars in 1970 and a maximum of 1251.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2012. The latest value from 2022 is 918.84 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 142 countries is 88.01 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Japan - Government spending, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Japan - Government spending, in dollars - historical chart - 1970-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 21.60 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 918.84 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -2.20 2018 percent
 Government debt 238.70 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 28,717.90 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 0.77 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 11.38 1993 percent
 Commercial tax rate 46.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 129 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 19 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 14.45 1993 percent
 Taxes on international trade 1.21 1993 percent
 Income and profits taxes 35.02 1993 percent
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