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Saudi Arabia Expenditure

Saudi Arabia Expenditure

General Government Expenditures in Saudi Arabia

Government spending was SAR 1,164 in 2022, up from SAR 1,039 in 2021.

Saudi Arabia Expenditure Chart

Note: This chart displays General Government Expenditures (SAR bn) for Saudi Arabia from 2014 to 2023.
Source: Saudi Arabian Ministry of Finance.

Saudi Arabia Expenditure Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
General Government Expenditures (SAR bn) 1,079 1,059 1,076 1,039 1,164
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