Sierra Leone: Government spending as percent of GDP
For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Sierra Leone from 1964 to 2018. The average value for Sierra Leone during that period was 9.2 percent with a minimum of 6.31 percent in 1986 and a maximum of 14.33 percent in 2000.
The latest value from 2018 is 9.24 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 152
countries is 16.60 percent.
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The government size of Sierra Leone 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.