Jordan: Government spending, percent of GDP

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 Jordan

Government spending as percent of GDP

 Latest value 16.37
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1976 - 2019
 Average 23.39
 Min - Max 16.37 - 34.31
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Jordan from 1976 to 2019. The average value for Jordan during that period was 23.39 percent with a minimum of 16.37 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 34.31 percent in 1979. The latest value from 2019 is 16.37 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 163 countries is 16.50 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Jordan - Government spending, percent of GDP - Recent values chart

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Jordan - Government spending, percent of GDP - historical chart - 1976-2019




The government size of Jordan 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 16.37 2019 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 7.29 2019 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -4.60 2022 percent
 Government debt 76.60 2022 percent
 Tax revenue 15.98 2020 percent
 Commercial tax rate 28.60 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 97 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 9 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 50.28 2020 percent
 Taxes on international trade 3.90 2020 percent
 Income and profits taxes 15.70 2020 percent
 Foreign aid 3,444.80 2021 million U.S. dollars
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