South Africa: Government spending, in dollars
(measure: billion U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Africa: Government spending, billion USD: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Africa from 1960 to 2017. The average value for South Africa during that period was 25.35 billion U.S. dollars with a minumum of 0.71 billion U.S. dollars in 1960 and a maximum of 82.71 billion U.S. dollars in 2011. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.