Government expenditure as a share of GDP reached 32.6 % in 2018 in Mozambique, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.77 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, government expenditure as a share of GDP in Mozambique reached an all time high of 40.7 % in 2014 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Mozambique's main peers, government expenditure as a share of GDP in Malawi amounted to 29.1 %, 33.2 % in South Africa, 16.6 % in Tanzania and 27.4 % in Zambia in 2018.
Mozambique has been ranked 68th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of government expenditure as a share of GDP, 46 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Government expenditure (or spending) includes all government consumption and investment but excludes transfer payments made by a state.