Government expenditure as a share of GDP reached 28.8 % in 2019 in Rwanda, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.23 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, government expenditure as a share of GDP in Rwanda reached an all time high of 28.8 % in 2019 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Rwanda's main peers, government expenditure as a share of GDP in Burundi amounted to 30.0 %, 16.4 % in Tanzania, 18.7 % in Uganda and 12.9 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2019.
Rwanda has been ranked 95th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of government expenditure as a share of GDP, 28 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.