In 2022, the participation of government consumption in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was 18%, below the 18.6% in 2021.
It is the lowest level in the historical series about the weight of the State, made since 1996 by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).
In calculating the GDP, government consumption is not the same as the public spending that goes into the budgets of the federal entities.
It refers to spending to provide public services such as education, health, and security and does not include, for example, public spending on cash transfer programs.
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