Government expenditure (% of GDP) - South Africa



Government expenditure (% of GDP) of South Africa
Value & RankThe Government expenditure (% of GDP) of South Africa is 22.2 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 23.
South Africa compared to other CountriesThe Government expenditure (% of GDP) of South Africa is similar to that of Burundi, Suriname, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Norway, Canada, United Kingdom with a respective Government expenditure (% of GDP) of 24.2, 23.3, 23.3, 22.9, 22.7, 22.2, 22.0, 21.9, 21.7, 21.3 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28.Last 10 years averageSouth Africa had an average Government expenditure (% of GDP) of 20.3 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
South Africa during the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Government expenditure (% of GDP) had a positive growth of 7.37% during the Great RecessionSouth Africa since the end of the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Government expenditure (% of GDP) had a positive growth of 5.20% since the end of the Great Recession
YearGovernment expenditure (% of GDP) (% of GDP) - South Africa
199119.8
199220.2
199320.1
199420.0
199518.3
199619.1
199719.2
199818.8
199918.4
200018.1
200118.3
200218.8
200319.2
200419.4
200519.5
200619.7
200718.8
200818.6
200921.1
201021.6
201121.4
201221.8
201322.2
Government expenditure (% of GDP) of South Africa
Country NameGlobal RankGovernment expenditure (% of GDP) (% of GDP)
Burundi1824.2
Suriname1923.3
Bosnia and Herzegovina2023.3
Israel2122.9
Uzbekistan2222.7
South Africa2322.2
Saudi Arabia2422.2
Brazil2522.0
Norway2621.9
Canada2721.7
United Kingdom2821.3
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators