General government total expenditure, Percent of GDP

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Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account.
Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF): World Economic Outlook (Projections)    # of Reporting Countries: 189
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1980-12     Latest: 2022-12

Projections in Orange
2015-12 2016-12 2017-12 2018-12 2019-12 2020-12 2021-12 2022-12
1) Afghanistan
26.4
26.7
25.8
26.8
27.6
28.3
29.5
29.7
2) Albania
30.3
28.3
28.7
28.9
29.1
29.2
29.3
29.1
3) Algeria
46.1
40.6
35.8
32.3
31
30
29.6
29.1
4) Angola
30.6
23.7
25.5
23.4
22.9
22.3
21.9
21.5
5) Antigua and Barbuda
26.3
24.5
22.8
21.3
21.2
21.2
21.2
21.1
6) Argentina
39.5
39.4
38.3
37.2
36
35.5
35.2
35.1
7) Armenia
26.3
27
25.6
24.6
24.4
24.3
24.2
24.3
8) Australia
37.2
37.3
36.8
36.1
35.6
35.4
35.5
35.4
9) Austria
51.6
51
50.7
50.3
50
49.9
50.1
50.2
10) Azerbaijan
38.7
35.8
44.9
34.3
34.5
34.9
34.2
33.6
11) Bahrain
36.5
35.3
34.7
33.6
33.5
32.9
32.6
32.4
12) Bangladesh
13.8
13.7
15.5
16
16.3
16.7
16.6
16.4
13) Barbados
45.5
44.7
45.1
45.7
46.3
46.6
46.8
47.2
14) Belarus
43.4
42.7
45.8
44.8
44.3
41.7
40.7
40.4
15) Belgium
53.8
53.7
53
52.9
52.6
52.5
52.6
52.6
16) Belize
36.1
33.9
33
33.2
33.2
33.2
33
32
17) Benin
24.9
21.2
24.7
21.9
20.4
19.7
19.1
18.6
18) Bhutan
28.9
31.5
32.8
31.7
27.3
27
30.1
29.2
19) Bolivia
44.5
38.8
38
37.3
36.9
35.9
35.4
34.8
20) Bosnia Herzegovina
43.3
42.8
43.3
43.4
43.1
42.9
42.7
42.7
21) Botswana
36.1
33.9
34.7
33.4
29.9
30
29.7
29.8
22) Brazil
41.4
41.6
40.7
39.5
38.8
37.9
37.4
36.7
23) Brunei
38.6
39.8
31.6
29.7
27
24.6
21.8
20.4
24) Bulgaria
37.7
33.7
36.1
35.7
35.4
35.2
35.2
35.3
25) Burkina Faso
21.6
24.5
26.4
26.7
27.4
27.3
27.5
27.5
26) Burundi
27.1
21.1
22.3
22.5
22.6
23.1
23.9
24.5
27) Cambodia
20.3
22.2
23.3
24.5
25.3
25.4
25.5
24.7
28) Cameroon
20.6
21.3
20.3
20.2
19.9
19.6
19.4
19.8
29) Canada
40.2
40.7
41.2
40.9
40.7
40.6
40.4
40
30) Cape Verde
30.9
30.9
29.2
28.1
28.3
26.2
27
27
31) Central African Republic
14.9
12.3
16.3
16
16.1
16.2
16.8
16.8
32) Chad
17
14.2
15.8
15.2
15.3
15.2
14.8
14.8
33) Chile
25
26.1
26.3
26.7
26.6
26.1
26.2
26.2
34) China
31.3
31.9
31.1
30.9
30.7
30.4
30.2
30
35) Colombia
29.8
28.3
28.1
27.5
27.6
27.7
27.6
27.5
36) Comoros
27.2
29.9
30.8
28
28.5
29.5
31.2
31.4
37) Congo
48.2
44.6
26.4
24.5
25.3
24.4
23.5
25.4
38) Costa Rica
19.2
19.3
19.5
19.7
20
20.3
20.5
21
39) Croatia
46.8
47
46.4
46.1
45.9
45.9
45.9
45.9
40) Cyprus
40.3
38.9
38.2
38.1
38
37.7
37.5
37.5
41) Czech Republic
41.9
40.6
40.9
41
40.9
40.9
40.8
40.7
42) DR Congo
16
10.9
11.9
10.4
10.8
11
11.2
11.4
43) Denmark
54.8
52.1
51.1
50.6
49.9
49.5
49.3
49.2
44) Djibouti
58.9
48.3
32.3
30.5
30.1
30.3
30.4
30
45) Dominica
34.8
35.5
35
33.1
32.2
31.4
31.5