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Government spending, percent of GDP - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 was 15.79 percent.The highest value was in Djibouti: 32.44 percent and the lowest value was in Haiti: 3.58 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Government spending, percent of GDP.

Government spending as percent of GDP, 2017
(percent, Source: The World Bank);

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.

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