* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Nigeria: Government spending, billion USD: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Nigeria from 1981 to 2016. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 10.98 billion U.S. dollars with a minumum of 1.03 billion U.S. dollars in 1993 and a maximum of 37.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2012. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.