Government expenditure (% of GDP) - United States



Government expenditure (% of GDP) of United States
Value & RankThe Government expenditure (% of GDP) of United States is 15.7 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 94.
United States compared to other CountriesThe Government expenditure (% of GDP) of United States is similar to that of Barbados, Mauritania, St. Lucia, Belize, Kosovo, Grenada, Argentina, Latvia, Liberia, Papua New Guinea with a respective Government expenditure (% of GDP) of 16.1, 16.1, 15.9, 15.8, 15.7, 15.7, 15.6, 15.5, 15.5, 15.3 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99.Last 10 years averageUnited States had an average Government expenditure (% of GDP) of 15.7 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
United States during the Great RecessionUnited States's Government expenditure (% of GDP) had a positive growth of 12.3% during the Great RecessionUnited States since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States's Government expenditure (% of GDP) had a negative growth (decline) of 7.40% since the end of the Great RecessionUnited States during the Iraq WarUnited States's Government expenditure (% of GDP) had a positive growth of 8.13% during the Iraq WarUnited States since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States's Government expenditure (% of GDP) had a negative growth (decline) of 3.55% since the end of the Iraq WarUnited States since the start of the War in AfghanistanUnited States's Government expenditure (% of GDP) had a positive growth of 11.8% since the start of the War in Afghanistan
YearGovernment expenditure (% of GDP) (% of GDP) - United States
199116.3
199216.0
199315.6
199415.2
199514.9
199614.5
199714.2
199814.0
199914.0
200014.0
200114.5
200215.0
200315.2
200415.2
200515.1
200615.1
200715.3
200816.1
200916.9
201016.9
201116.3
201215.7
Government expenditure (% of GDP) of United States
Country NameGlobal RankGovernment expenditure (% of GDP) (% of GDP)
Barbados8916.1
Mauritania9016.1
St. Lucia9115.9
Belize9215.8
Kosovo9315.7
United States9415.7
Grenada9515.7
Argentina9615.6
Latvia9715.5
Liberia9815.5
Papua New Guinea9915.3
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators