General government final consumption expenditure (annual % growth)

Definition: Annual percentage growth of general government final consumption expenditure based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2005 U.S. dollars. General government final consumption expenditure (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.

Description: The map below shows how General government final consumption expenditure (annual % growth) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Barbados, with a value of 31.28. The country with the lowest value in the world is Central African Republic, with a value of -32.44.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual