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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Spending > General government final consumption expenditure > Current US$, % of GDP

DEFINITION: General government final consumption expenditure (current US$). General government final consumption expenditure (formerly 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. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Lesotho 38.12% 2012
2 South Sudan 29.82% 2012
3 Namibia 25.16% 2012
4 Djibouti 25.11% 2007
5 Zimbabwe 24.4% 2012
6 Burundi 24.21% 2012
7 South Africa 22.41% 2012
8 Eritrea 21.08% 2011
9 Zambia 20.58% 2011
10 Angola 20.3% 2012
11 Malawi 19.91% 2011
12 Burkina Faso 19.3% 2011
13 Botswana 19.3% 2012
14 Kenya 18.77% 2012
15 Cape Verde 18.17% 2011
16 Mali 17.09% 2011
17 Somalia 16.98% 1984
18 Tanzania 16.82% 2012
19 Senegal 16.6% 2012
20 Swaziland 15.31% 2011
21 Comoros 15.26% 2009
22 Liberia 15.18% 2012
23 Mauritania 15.16% 2012
24 Democratic Republic of the Congo 14.47% 2012
25 Niger 14.16% 2012
26 Cameroon 13.76% 2012
27 Mozambique 13.69% 2012
28 Ghana 13.57% 2012
29 Mauritius 13.34% 2012
30 Guinea-Bissau 12.84% 2002
31 Benin 11.87% 2010
32 Nigeria 11.78% 2012
33 Sudan 11.78% 2012
34 Uganda 11.32% 2011
35 Guinea 10.49% 2011
36 Sierra Leone 10.09% 2011
37 Republic of the Congo 9.99% 2011
38 Madagascar 9.96% 2011
39 Togo 9.76% 2011
40 The Gambia 9.61% 2011
41 Gabon 8.87% 2007
42 Cote d'Ivoire 8.59% 2008
43 Rwanda 8.21% 2012
44 Central African Republic 7.77% 2012
45 Ethiopia 6.78% 2012
46 Chad 6.52% 2012
47 Equatorial Guinea 3.66% 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Spending > General government final consumption expenditure > Current US$, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank national accounts data. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Economy/Spending/General-government-final-consumption-expenditure/Current-US$,-%-of-GDP

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Spending > General government final consumption expenditure > Current US$, % of GDP

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