For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1988 to 2018. The average value for Russia during that period was 17.97 percent with a minimum of 13.86 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 21.07 percent in 1997.
The latest value from 2018 is 17.38 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 153
countries is 16.29 percent.
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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.