Tonga: Government spending, percent of GDP

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 Tonga

Government spending as percent of GDP

 Latest value 30.70
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1975 - 2021
 Average 18.06
 Min - Max 12.99 - 30.70
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Tonga from 1975 to 2021. The average value for Tonga during that period was 18.06 percent with a minimum of 12.99 percent in 1975 and a maximum of 30.7 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 30.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 156 countries is 17.10 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Tonga - Government spending, percent of GDP - Recent values chart

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Tonga - Government spending, percent of GDP - historical chart - 1975-2021




The government size of Tonga 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 30.70 2021 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 0.14 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -1.74 2021 percent
 Commercial tax rate 27.50 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 200 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 30 2019 taxes
 Foreign aid 113.07 2021 million U.S. dollars
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