* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Russia: Government spending as percent of GDP: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Russia from 1989 to 2017. The average value for Russia during that period was 18.01 percent with a minumum of 13.86 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 21.07 percent in 1997. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The government size of Russia 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.