Government expenditure as a share of GDP reached 19.7 % in 2018 in Angola, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 17.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, government expenditure as a share of GDP in Angola reached an all time high of 52.7 % in 2008 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Angola's main peers, government expenditure as a share of GDP in Botswana amounted to 32.5 %, 36.8 % in Namibia, 27.4 % in Zambia and 11.1 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018.
Angola has been ranked 138th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of government expenditure as a share of GDP, 131 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Government expenditure (or spending) includes all government consumption and investment but excludes transfer payments made by a state.