Suriname: Government spending, percent of GDP

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 Suriname

Government spending as percent of GDP

 Latest value 13.32
 Year 2010
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2006 - 2010
 Average 12.04
 Min - Max 10.12 - 13.32
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Suriname from 2006 to 2010. The average value for Suriname during that period was 12.04 percent with a minimum of 10.12 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 13.32 percent in 2010. The latest value from 2010 is 13.32 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2010 based on 167 countries is 16.34 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The government size of Suriname 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Government spending, percent of GDP 13.32 2010 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.58 2010 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -7.90 2018 percent
 Government debt 122.20 2022 percent
 Commercial tax rate 27.90 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 199 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 30 2019 taxes
 Foreign aid 28.54 2021 million U.S. dollars
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