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Economy > Government spending > Goods and services expense > % of expense: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Goods and services expense (% of expense). Goods and services include all government payments in exchange for goods and services used for the production of market and nonmarket goods and services. Own-account capital formation is excluded.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Afghanistan 75.73% 2011
2 Oman 57.15% 2012
3 Rwanda 51.75% 1992
4 Seychelles 46.72% 2012
5 United Arab Emirates 45.7% 1999
6 Lesotho 42.13% 2008
7 Sudan 41.48% 1999
8 Uganda 36.66% 2011
9 New Zealand 36.47% 2011
10 Papua New Guinea 35.21% 2002
11 Botswana 32.69% 2011
12 Bhutan 32.66% 2009
13 Singapore 32.45% 2011
14 Vanuatu 32.23% 1999
15 Mali 31.54% 2010
16 Republic of the Congo 30% 2005
17 Cambodia 29.86% 2011
18 Niger 29.6% 2007
19 Saint Kitts and Nevis 29.6% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 29.39% 2011
20 Tajikistan 28.76% 2004
21 Philippines 28.35% 2012
22 The Gambia 28.32% 1990
23 Swaziland 28.1% 2003
24 Qatar 28% 2010
25 Laos 27.88% 2011
26 Republic of Macedonia 27.88% 2008
27 Hong Kong 27.18% 2011
28 Israel 26.81% 2012
29 Central African Republic 26.66% 2004
30 Liberia 26.55% 2011
31 Bahrain 25.96% 2007
32 San Marino 25.6% 2011
33 Senegal 25.04% 2001
34 Kazakhstan 24.08% 2011
35 Thailand 23.91% 2011
36 Zambia 23.87% 2010
37 Belize 23.12% 2009
38 Togo 23.06% 2011
39 Cameroon 22.85% 1999
40 Kyrgyzstan 22.66% 2011
41 Burundi 22.09% 1996
42 Iceland 20.86% 2011
43 Moldova 20.82% 2011
44 The Bahamas 20.5% 2011
45 Peru 20.31% 2011
46 Namibia 20.06% 2007
47 Pakistan 20.04% 2012
48 Ethiopia 19.85% 2011
49 Mongolia 19.34% 2011
50 Dominican Republic 18.75% 2010
51 Democratic Republic of the Congo 18.63% 2010
52 Bosnia and Herzegovina 18.55% 2011
53 Macau 18.44% 2012
54 Trinidad and Tobago 18.19% 2010
55 Maldives 17.93% 2011
56 Grenada 17.85% 2011
57 United Kingdom 17.66% 2011
58 Nicaragua 16.87% 2011
59 Yemen 16.8% 1999
60 Fiji 16.57% 2006
61 Panama 16.47% 2001
62 Cape Verde 16.34% 2009
63 Benin 16.07% 2011
64 Romania 16.04% 2011
65 Georgia 15.98% 2012
66 Sierra Leone 15.95% 2011
67 Ghana 15.83% 2011
68 Malaysia 15.69% 2012
69 Burkina Faso 15.46% 2011
70 Guatemala 15.4% 2011
71 Honduras 15.38% 2012
72 Guinea 15.36% 1999
73 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 14.76% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 14.65% 2011
74 Madagascar 14.63% 2008
75 Kenya 14.57% 2011
76 Nigeria 14.55% 2008
77 Armenia 14.2% 2011
78 Bolivia 14.2% 2007
79 Barbados 13.99% 2010
80 Malta 13.85% 2011
81 Kuwait 13.41% 2011
82 Zimbabwe 13.41% 1997
83 Estonia 13.38% 2011
84 El Salvador 13.03% 2011
85 Serbia 12.93% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 12.92% 2011
86 Bangladesh 12.91% 2011
87 South Africa 12.88% 2011
88 Mauritius 12.13% 2011
89 United States 12.1% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 11.89% 2011
90 Ukraine 11.81% 2011
91 Uruguay 11.77% 2011
92 Albania 11.72% 2004
93 Azerbaijan 11.7% 2011
94 Slovenia 11.6% 2011
95 Cyprus 11.09% 2011
96 Brazil 10.98% 2011
97 South Korea 10.91% 2011
98 Paraguay 10.85% 2011
99 Chile 10.81% 2011
100 Russia 10.76% 2011
101 Iran 10.73% 2009
102 Costa Rica 10.66% 2011
Europe average (profile) 10.64% 2011
103 Indonesia 10.55% 2011
104 Turkey 10.42% 2011
105 Belarus 10.23% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 10.2% 2011
106 Finland 10.16% 2011
107 Australia 10.11% 2011
108 Sweden 9.96% 2011
109 Lithuania 9.78% 2011
110 Sri Lanka 9.73% 2011
111 Latvia 9.72% 2011
112 Norway 9.65% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 9.63% 2011
113 Nepal 9.61% 2012
114 Hungary 9.31% 2011
115 Algeria 9.21% 2011
116 India 9.19% 2011
117 Ireland 8.99% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 8.85% 2011
118 Slovakia 8.7% 2011
119 Bulgaria 8.67% 2011
European Union average (profile) 8.64% 2011
120 European Union 8.57% 2011
121 Croatia 8.47% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 8.31% 2011
122 Jamaica 8.23% 2011
123 Denmark 8.13% 2011
124 Morocco 7.93% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 7.91% 2011
125 Mexico 7.87% 2000
126 Greece 7.6% 2011
127 Portugal 6.96% 2011
128 Canada 6.91% 2011
129 Poland 6.84% 2011
130 Netherlands 6.79% 2011
131 Colombia 6.69% 2011
132 Egypt 6.66% 2011
133 France 6.28% 2011
134 Luxembourg 6.24% 2011
135 Japan 6.19% 2011
136 Ecuador 6.14% 1994
137 Venezuela 6% 2005
138 Switzerland 5.81% 2008
139 Austria 5.59% 2011
140 Jordan 5.4% 2012
141 Tunisia 5.12% 2011
142 Germany 5.02% 2011
143 Czech Republic 4.8% 2011
144 Argentina 4.58% 2004
145 Italy 4.01% 2011
146 Spain 3.83% 2011
147 Lebanon 3.53% 2011
148 Belgium 2.49% 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Government spending > Goods and services expense > % of expense. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Government-spending/Goods-and-services-expense/%-of-expense

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