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Government Expenditure (As % of GDP) rose 12.7% to 59.9% in Finland in 2020

Government Expenditure (As % of GDP) (%), 2020
Economy | Finland | February 8, 2021
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Government expenditure as a share of GDP rose 12.7% to 59.9% in Finland in 2020, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, government expenditure as a share of GDP in Finland reached an all time high of 63.6% in 1993 and an all time low of 43.9% in 1980. When compared to Finland's main peers, government expenditure as a share of GDP in Australia amounted to 44.5%, 18.1% in Indonesia, 46.7% in New Zealand and 20.2% in Papua New Guinea in 2020.

Finland has been ranked 6th within the group of 171 countries we follow in terms of government expenditure as a share of GDP.

Government Expenditure (As % of GDP) Unit 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Australia % 38.5% 44.5% 44.1% 40.7% 39.1%
Finland % 53.2% 59.9% 57.6% 55.8% 55.1%
Indonesia % 16.4% 18.1% 17.4% 16.3% 15.7%
Malaysia % 23.9% 26.8% 23.9% 22.9% 22.9%
New Zealand % 40.0% 46.7% 44.5% 41.7% 40.3%
Papua New Guinea % 21.2% 20.2% 19.9% 20.2% 20.1%
Philippines % 21.7% 25.3% 24.8% 24.0% 24.0%
Singapore % 14.3% 28.5% 16.2% 14.9% 14.9%