Oman: Government spending, percent of GDP

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 Oman

Government spending as percent of GDP

 Latest value 22.14
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1967 - 2021
 Average 23.21
 Min - Max 4.38 - 37.19
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Oman from 1967 to 2021. The average value for Oman during that period was 23.21 percent with a minimum of 4.38 percent in 1967 and a maximum of 37.19 percent in 1973. The latest value from 2021 is 22.14 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 156 countries is 17.10 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Oman - Government spending, percent of GDP - Recent values chart

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Oman - Government spending, percent of GDP - historical chart - 1967-2021




The government size of Oman 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 22.14 2021 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 19.53 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP 2.60 2022 percent
 Government debt 40.20 2022 percent
 Commercial tax rate 27.40 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 68 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 15 2019 taxes
 Foreign aid -21.61 2010 million U.S. dollars
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