Saudi Arabia: Government spending, in dollars

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 Saudi Arabia

Government spending, billion USD

 Latest value 230.91
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1968 - 2022
 Average 69.23
 Min - Max 0.68 - 230.91
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 1968 to 2022. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 69.23 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.68 billion U.S. dollars in 1968 and a maximum of 230.91 billion U.S. dollars in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 230.91 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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Saudi Arabia - Government spending, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Saudi Arabia - Government spending, in dollars - historical chart - 1968-2022

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.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 20.83 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 230.91 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP 2.49 2022 percent
 Government debt 23.93 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 223.58 Q3/2023 billion
 Tax revenue 8.24 2020 percent
 Commercial tax rate 15.70 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 152 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 4 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 20.89 2020 percent
 Taxes on international trade 2.27 2020 percent
 Income and profits taxes 2.32 2020 percent
 Foreign aid 0.29 2009 million U.S. dollars
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