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Government spending, in dollars - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 was 65.46 billion U.S. dollars.The highest value was in China: 1745.04 billion U.S. dollars and the lowest value was in the Gambia: 0.12 billion U.S. dollars. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Government spending, in dollars.

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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