Ratio of government expenditure to gross domestic product (GDP) in the Arab world

The statistic shows the ratio of government expenditure to gross domestic product (GDP) in countries of the Arab world (Arab League) in 2018. In 2018, government expenditure in Algeria amounted to about 38.14 percent of the region's gross domestic product.

Arab world: Ratio of government expenditure to gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, by country

Ratio of government expenditure to GDP
Libya 86.85%
Kuwait *49.38%
Oman45.39%
Algeria38.14%
Saudi Arabia 36.58%
Bahrain33.71%
Iraq*31.95%
Lebanon *31.48%
Jordan30.9%
Tunisia *30.69%
Egypt 30.11%
United Arab Emirates*30.08%
Morocco *29.76%
Qatar*29.6%
Mauritania*27.09%
Djibouti26.72%
Comoros16.37%
Sudan15.13%
Yemen*12.14%
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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Estimates.

Values have been rounded to provide a better understanding of the statistic.

he source does not provide data for Somalia, Syria and Palestine.

According to the source, the Arab world (Arab League) comprise the following countries:
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, West Bank and Gaza (Palestine), Yemen.

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