New Zealand: Government spending, in dollars

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 New Zealand

Government spending, billion USD

 Latest value 51.65
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1970 - 2022
 Average 16.08
 Min - Max 0.99 - 53.38
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for New Zealand from 1970 to 2022. The average value for New Zealand during that period was 16.08 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.99 billion U.S. dollars in 1970 and a maximum of 53.38 billion U.S. dollars in 2021. The latest value from 2022 is 51.65 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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New Zealand - Government spending, in dollars - Recent values chart

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New Zealand - 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.


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 Government spending, percent of GDP 20.82 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 51.65 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -2.70 2022 percent
 Government debt 30.16 2021 percent
 Government expenditure 21.57 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 5.05 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 29.77 2022 percent
 Commercial tax rate 34.60 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 140 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 7 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 27.87 2022 percent
 Taxes on international trade 2.68 2022 percent
 Income and profits taxes 58.26 2022 percent
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