Description

Expense is cash payments for operating activities of the government in providing goods and services. It includes compensation of employees (such as wages and salaries), interest and subsidies, grants, social benefits, and other expenses such as rent and dividends.

Value Range

From 0.2% in Liberia to 52.1% in Lesotho.

Data

<div style="width:500px; font-family:'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height:20px"><div style="background-color:#333; padding:0px 5px; font-weight:bold"><div style="color:#fff; font-size:12px; line-height:20px;"><a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/GC.XPN.TOTL.GD.ZS/countries?display=default" style="color:#fff;text-decoration:none;" class="active">Expense (% of GDP)</a></div></div><script type="text/javascript">widgetContext = { "url": "http://data.worldbank.org/widgets/indicator/0/web_widgets_2/GC.XPN.TOTL.GD.ZS/countries", "width": 500, "height": 325, "widgetid": "web_widget_iframe_bbdb7dcec6142a5909a507553bac6a4a" };</script><div id="web_widget_iframe_bbdb7dcec6142a5909a507553bac6a4a"></div><script src="http://data.worldbank.org/profiles/datafinder/modules/contrib/web_widgets/iframe/web_widgets_iframe.js"></script><div style="font-size: 10px; color:#000">Data from <a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/GC.XPN.TOTL.GD.ZS/countries?display=default" style="color:#CCC;">World Bank</a></div></div>


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Sources

Data for this indicator are provided at http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/GC.XPN.TOTL.GD.ZS/