Switzerland: Government spending, in dollars

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 Switzerland

Government spending, billion USD

 Latest value 100.69
 Year 2023
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1970 - 2023
 Average 40.37
 Min - Max 1.94 - 100.69
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 1970 to 2023. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 40.37 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 1.94 billion U.S. dollars in 1970 and a maximum of 100.69 billion U.S. dollars in 2023. The latest value from 2023 is 100.69 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 131 countries is 69.63 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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Switzerland - Government spending, in dollars - Recent values chart

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Switzerland - Government spending, in dollars - historical chart - 1970-2023




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.

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 Government spending, percent of GDP 11.37 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 100.69 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP 0.53 2023 percent
 Government debt 36.60 2023 percent
 Government expenditure 22.53 Q3/2023 billion
 Long-term government bond yield 1.09 9/2023 percent
 Tax revenue 10.09 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 28.80 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 63 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 19 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 27.56 2021 percent
 Taxes on international trade 0.92 2021 percent
 Income and profits taxes 25.71 2021 percent
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