Ukraine: Government spending, percent of GDP

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 Ukraine

Government spending as percent of GDP

 Latest value 38.24
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1989 - 2022
 Average 19.54
 Min - Max 15.98 - 38.24
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Ukraine from 1989 to 2022. The average value for Ukraine during that period was 19.54 percent with a minimum of 15.98 percent in 1993 and a maximum of 38.24 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 38.24 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 142 countries is 16.27 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Ukraine - Government spending, percent of GDP - recent values

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Ukraine - Government spending, percent of GDP - historical chart - 1989-2022




The government size of Ukraine 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 38.24 2022 percent
 Government spending, in dollars 61.37 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Fiscal balance, percent of GDP -15.75 2022 percent
 Government debt 78.50 2022 percent
 Government expenditure 551.40 Q3/2022 billion
 Tax revenue 16.85 2022 percent
 Commercial tax rate 45.20 2019 percent
 Tax preparation time 328 2019 hours
 Number of taxes 5 2019 taxes
 Taxes on goods and services 26.27 2022 percent
 Taxes on international trade 1.19 2022 percent
 Income and profits taxes 11.97 2022 percent
 Foreign aid 2,213.24 2021 million U.S. dollars
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