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Economy > Government expenditure: Countries Compared

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 European Union 3.65 trillion 2009
2 United States 2.43 trillion 2009
3 Japan 1 trillion 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 856.62 billion 2009
4 Germany 655.89 billion 2009
5 France 652.58 billion 2009
6 China 650.27 billion 2009
7 United Kingdom 510.02 billion 2009
8 Italy 455.4 billion 2009
9 Brazil 327.44 billion 2009
10 Spain 309.49 billion 2009
11 Canada 292.14 billion 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 286.75 billion 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 260.27 billion 2009
12 Russia 247.99 billion 2009
13 Netherlands 225.96 billion 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 199.55 billion 2008
14 Australia 176.41 billion 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 172.02 billion 2009
15 India 161.36 billion 2009
Cold countries average (profile) 157.4 billion 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 152.67 billion 2009
European Union average (profile) 151.53 billion 2009
16 Belgium 116.25 billion 2009
17 Sweden 112.84 billion 2009
Europe average (profile) 109.7 billion 2008
18 Mexico 101.81 billion 2009
19 Saudi Arabia 95.49 billion 2009
20 Denmark 92.58 billion 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 90.95 billion 2009
21 Turkey 90.44 billion 2009
22 Norway 84.78 billion 2009
23 Poland 82.15 billion 2009
24 Austria 76.01 billion 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 65.85 billion 2006
25 Greece 63.13 billion 2009
26 South Africa 59.86 billion 2009
27 Finland 59.74 billion 2009
28 Switzerland 55.74 billion 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 53.65 billion 2006
29 Indonesia 51.95 billion 2009
30 Portugal 49.18 billion 2009
31 Israel 47.21 billion 2009
32 Argentina 46.66 billion 2009
South Asia average (profile) 44.86 billion 2009
33 Venezuela 43.27 billion 2009
34 Ireland 43.19 billion 2009
35 Czech Republic 42.06 billion 2009
36 Colombia 37.33 billion 2009
37 Thailand 35.05 billion 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 34.54 billion 2008
38 Malaysia 27.25 billion 2009
39 New Zealand 25.95 billion 2009
40 Romania 24.44 billion 2009
41 Qatar 24.24 billion 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 23 billion 2009
42 Chile 21.86 billion 2009
43 Ukraine 21.77 billion 2009
44 Cuba 20.95 billion 2008
45 United Arab Emirates 20.75 billion 2007
46 Algeria 19.55 billion 2009
47 Singapore 19.45 billion 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 19.26 billion 2009
48 Kuwait 18.62 billion 2008
49 Slovakia 17.2 billion 2009
50 Philippines 17 billion 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 16.62 billion 2009
51 Morocco 16.42 billion 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 14.89 billion 2006
52 Hungary 14.66 billion 2008
53 Kazakhstan 13.45 billion 2009
54 Peru 13.1 billion 2009
55 Pakistan 13.09 billion 2009
56 Croatia 12.43 billion 2009
57 Slovenia 9.8 billion 2009
58 Lithuania 9.1 billion 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 9.09 billion 2006
59 Luxembourg 8.82 billion 2009
60 Oman 8.76 billion 2008
61 Libya 8.66 billion 2008
62 Belarus 8.19 billion 2009
63 Serbia and Montenegro 8.13 billion 2009
64 Bulgaria 7.92 billion 2009
65 Sudan 7.58 billion 2009
66 Sri Lanka 7.41 billion 2009
67 Syria 7.05 billion 2009
68 Jordan 5.9 billion 2009
69 Azerbaijan 5.88 billion 2009
70 Uzbekistan 5.71 billion 2009
71 Vietnam 5.68 billion 2009
72 Latvia 5.53 billion 2009
73 Ecuador 5.52 billion 2009
74 Lebanon 5.36 billion 2009
75 Tunisia 5.19 billion 2009
76 Costa Rica 4.89 billion 2009
77 Kenya 4.78 billion 2009
78 Bangladesh 4.7 billion 2009
79 Cyprus 4.66 billion 2008
80 Puerto Rico 4.64 billion 1991
81 Estonia 4.23 billion 2009
82 Uruguay 4.06 billion 2009
83 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.9 billion 2009
84 Guatemala 3.84 billion 2009
85 Dominican Republic 3.66 billion 2009
86 Iceland 3.21 billion 2009
87 Bahrain 2.95 billion 2008
88 Botswana 2.86 billion 2009
89 Honduras 2.71 billion 2009
90 Trinidad and Tobago 2.65 billion 2008
91 Georgia 2.62 billion 2009
92 Panama 2.59 billion 2009
93 Bolivia 2.55 billion 2009
94 Ghana 2.51 billion 2009
95 Ethiopia 2.34 billion 2009
96 Tanzania 2.32 billion 2006
97 Namibia 2.25 billion 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 2.24 billion 2006
98 El Salvador 2.21 billion 2009
99 Brunei 2.07 billion 2006
100 Cote d'Ivoire 2 billion 2009
101 Turkmenistan 1.98 billion 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 1.97 billion 2005
102 Jamaica 1.92 billion 2009
103 Cameroon 1.91 billion 2007
104 Uganda 1.83 billion 2009
105 Paraguay 1.68 billion 2009
106 Malta 1.44 billion 2007
107 Tajikistan 1.41 billion 2009
108 Nepal 1.4 billion 2009
109 Mozambique 1.31 billion 2009
110 Gabon 1.29 billion 2009
111 Burkina Faso 1.27 billion 2006
112 Mauritius 1.26 billion 2009
113 Moldova 1.2 billion 2009
114 Congo, Republic of the 1.17 billion 2009
115 Albania 1.16 billion 2009
116 Senegal 1.12 billion 2009
117 Chad 1.07 billion 2009
118 Afghanistan 1.06 billion 2008
119 Kyrgyzstan 1.04 billion 2009
120 Zambia 1.02 billion 2009
121 The Bahamas 976.05 million 2007
122 Armenia 974.95 million 2009
123 Zimbabwe 929.58 million 2005
124 Papua New Guinea 843.99 million 2009
125 Democratic Republic of the Congo 835.9 million 2009
126 Swaziland 811.02 million 2009
127 Lesotho 795.02 million 2009
128 Cambodia 786.11 million 2009
129 Mali 735.28 million 2007
130 Nicaragua 731.6 million 2009
131 French Polynesia 699.17 million 2000
132 Malawi 657.41 million 2009
133 Barbados 646.75 million 2005
134 Benin 642.88 million 2005
135 Mauritania 531.29 million 2007
136 Fiji 530.11 million 2008
137 Rwanda 493.02 million 2009
138 Laos 453.93 million 2008
139 Haiti 446.46 million 2006
140 Eritrea 431.78 million 2007
141 Suriname 418.71 million 2005
142 Niger 390.73 million 2005
143 Madagascar 376.84 million 2009
144 Equatorial Guinea 356.3 million 2009
145 Guinea 326.93 million 2009
146 Cape Verde 321.65 million 2009
147 Guyana 296.8 million 2008
148 Bhutan 277.54 million 2009
149 Sierra Leone 267.28 million 2009
150 Burundi 264.28 million 2006
151 New Caledonia 237.76 million 1990
152 Togo 231.56 million 2007
153 Antigua and Barbuda 219.25 million 2009
154 Belize 215.2 million 2008
155 Djibouti 212.95 million 2007
156 Saint Lucia 207.84 million 2009
157 Solomon Islands 179.01 million 2006
158 Maldives 166.72 million 2005
159 Liberia 162.2 million 2008
160 Somalia 133.83 million 1984
161 Grenada 121.14 million 2009
162 The Gambia 116.92 million 2009
163 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 116.35 million 2009
164 East Timor 111.3 million 2000
165 Saint Kitts and Nevis 106.7 million 2009
166 Seychelles 93.29 million 2009
167 Vanuatu 91.12 million 2007
168 Central African Republic 89.54 million 2009
169 Dominica 68.28 million 2009
170 Comoros 65.15 million 2009
171 Tonga 61.16 million 2009
172 Mongolia 58.88 million 2009
173 Guinea-Bissau 26.14 million 2002
174 Kiribati 18.39 million 1992

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/stats/Economy/Government-expenditure

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