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European Union Compared by Economy > Government expenditure

DEFINITION: General government final consumption expenditure (formerly general government consumption) includes all government current expenditures for purchases of goods and services (including compensation of employees). It also includes most expenditures on national defense and security, but excludes government military expenditures that are part of government capital formation. Data are in current U.S. dollars.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Germany 655.89 billion 2009
2 France 652.58 billion 2009
3 United Kingdom 510.02 billion 2009
4 Italy 455.4 billion 2009
5 Spain 309.49 billion 2009
6 Netherlands 225.96 billion 2009
7 Belgium 116.25 billion 2009
8 Sweden 112.84 billion 2009
9 Denmark 92.58 billion 2009
10 Poland 82.15 billion 2009
11 Austria 76.01 billion 2009
12 Greece 63.13 billion 2009
13 Finland 59.74 billion 2009
14 Portugal 49.18 billion 2009
15 Ireland 43.19 billion 2009
16 Czech Republic 42.06 billion 2009
17 Romania 24.44 billion 2009
18 Slovakia 17.2 billion 2009
19 Hungary 14.66 billion 2008
20 Croatia 12.43 billion 2009
21 Slovenia 9.8 billion 2009
22 Lithuania 9.1 billion 2008
23 Luxembourg 8.82 billion 2009
24 Bulgaria 7.92 billion 2009
25 Latvia 5.53 billion 2009
26 Cyprus 4.66 billion 2008
27 Estonia 4.23 billion 2009
28 Malta 1.44 billion 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Government expenditure. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/European-Union/Economy/Government-expenditure

European Union Compared by Economy > Government expenditure

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Interesting observations about Economy > Government expenditure

  • United States ranked first for government expenditure amongst Christian countries in 2009.
  • European Union has had the highest government expenditure since 1986.
  • Germany ranked first for government expenditure amongst Europe in 2009.
  • Brazil ranked first for government expenditure amongst Hot countries in 2009.
  • China ranked first for government expenditure amongst Emerging markets in 2009.
  • France ranked first for government expenditure amongst Catholic countries in 2009.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for government expenditure amongst Muslim countries in 2009.
  • Mexico ranked first for government expenditure amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2009.
  • Japan ranked second for government expenditure amongst High income OECD countries in 2009.
  • Russia ranked first for government expenditure amongst Former Soviet republics in 2009.
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