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Economy > Government spending > Subsidies and other transfers > Current LCU: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Subsidies and other transfers (current LCU). Subsidies, grants, and other social benefits include all unrequited, nonrepayable transfers on current account to private and public enterprises; grants to foreign governments, international organizations, and other government units; and social security, social assistance benefits, and employer social benefits in cash and in kind.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Indonesia 653.66 trillion 2011
2 Iran 276.8 trillion 2009
3 South Korea 147.58 trillion 2011
4 Japan 66.4 trillion 2011
5 Colombia 56.1 trillion 2011
6 Belarus 54.87 trillion 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 35.51 trillion 2011
7 Chile 11.44 trillion 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 10.16 trillion 2011
8 Russia 9.49 trillion 2011
9 Hungary 7.82 trillion 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 7.82 trillion 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 6.33 trillion 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.65 trillion 2011
10 Lebanon 4.52 trillion 2011
11 Paraguay 4.5 trillion 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.42 trillion 2011
12 Uganda 3.03 trillion 2011
13 India 2.99 trillion 2011
14 Kazakhstan 2.7 trillion 2011
15 United States 2.57 trillion 2011
16 Zambia 2.04 trillion 2010
Europe average (profile) 1.95 trillion 2011
17 Algeria 1.93 trillion 2011
18 Mongolia 1.52 trillion 2011
19 Cambodia 1.26 trillion 2011
20 China 1.14 trillion 2004
South Asia average (profile) 1.03 trillion 2011
21 Czech Republic 1 trillion 2011
22 Nigeria 936.07 billion 2008
23 Pakistan 912.64 billion 2012
24 Laos 899.75 billion 2011
25 Sweden 775.68 billion 2011
26 Serbia 728.1 billion 2011
27 Thailand 700.99 billion 2011
28 Sierra Leone 660.63 billion 2011
29 Norway 652.14 billion 2011
30 Germany 629.49 billion 2011
31 South Africa 607.2 billion 2011
32 Costa Rica 578.25 billion 2011
33 Democratic Republic of the Congo 563.86 billion 2010
34 Brazil 538.84 billion 2011
35 France 519.95 billion 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 515.09 billion 2011
European Union average (profile) 468.78 billion 2011
36 Madagascar 468.7 billion 2008
37 Italy 437.73 billion 2011
38 Poland 366.08 billion 2011
39 United Kingdom 361.03 billion 2011
40 Philippines 340.96 billion 2012
41 Ukraine 336.78 billion 2011
42 Bangladesh 310.08 billion 2011
43 Armenia 306.9 billion 2011
44 Kenya 271.65 billion 2011
45 Australia 259.48 billion 2011
46 Sri Lanka 244.68 billion 2011
47 Spain 234.93 billion 2011
48 Canada 220.46 billion 2011
49 Netherlands 216.28 billion 2011
50 Iceland 206.39 billion 2011
51 Senegal 178.7 billion 2001
52 Egypt 166.58 billion 2011
53 Benin 148.7 billion 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 135.56 billion 2011
54 Denmark 131.52 billion 2011
55 Turkey 129.85 billion 2011
56 Uruguay 126.38 billion 2011
57 Cameroon 125.5 billion 1999
58 Israel 121.21 billion 2012
59 Nepal 119.35 billion 2012
60 Romania 118.72 billion 2011
61 Mali 109.71 billion 2010
62 Morocco 104.45 billion 2011
63 Republic of the Congo 92.08 billion 2005
64 Togo 90.96 billion 2011
65 Malaysia 90.78 billion 2012
66 Belgium 90.67 billion 2011
67 Austria 80.66 billion 2011
68 Switzerland 76.52 billion 2008
69 Guinea 76.5 billion 1999
70 Dominican Republic 73.91 billion 2010
71 Albania 70.14 billion 2004
72 Burkina Faso 68.4 billion 2011
73 Croatia 66.54 billion 2011
74 Hong Kong 63.52 billion 2011
75 Republic of Macedonia 61.28 billion 2008
76 Greece 57.65 billion 2011
77 Yemen 55.19 billion 1999
78 Finland 54.05 billion 2011
79 Venezuela 48.46 billion 2005
80 Portugal 42.71 billion 2011
81 Argentina 41.01 billion 2004
82 Peru 40.48 billion 2011
83 Jamaica 35.12 billion 2011
84 Ethiopia 34.71 billion 2011
85 New Zealand 29.77 billion 2011
86 Kyrgyzstan 28.22 billion 2011
87 Ireland 28.08 billion 2011
88 Lithuania 23.65 billion 2011
89 Mauritius 22.34 billion 2011
90 Niger 22.22 billion 2007
91 Trinidad and Tobago 18.15 billion 2010
92 Slovakia 16.98 billion 2011
93 Bulgaria 16.35 billion 2011
94 Moldova 15.26 billion 2011
95 Guatemala 14.8 billion 2011
96 Qatar 13.43 billion 2010
97 Macau 12.96 billion 2012
98 Luxembourg 11.6 billion 2011
99 Nicaragua 11.27 billion 2011
100 Bolivia 10.49 billion 2007
101 Cape Verde 10.43 billion 2009
102 Afghanistan 10.43 billion 2011
103 Slovenia 9.85 billion 2011
104 Tunisia 9.55 billion 2011
105 Burundi 8.55 billion 1996
106 Honduras 6.16 billion 2012
107 Liberia 5.9 billion 2011
108 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.69 billion 2011
109 Ghana 4.18 billion 2011
110 Kuwait 3.82 billion 2011
111 Georgia 3.25 billion 2012
112 Latvia 3.01 billion 2011
113 Cyprus 2.82 billion 2011
114 Jordan 2.49 billion 2012
115 Estonia 2.42 billion 2011
116 Namibia 1.99 billion 2007
117 Azerbaijan 1.87 billion 2011
118 Rwanda 1.86 billion 1992
119 Botswana 1.78 billion 1996
120 El Salvador 1.32 billion 2011
121 Barbados 1.3 billion 2010
122 Oman 1.26 billion 2012
123 Malta 1.16 billion 2011
124 Maldives 996.9 million 2011
125 Lesotho 982.15 million 2008
126 Zimbabwe 784.2 million 1997
127 Swaziland 781.91 million 2003
128 Panama 684.27 million 2001
129 Papua New Guinea 422.28 million 2002
130 Seychelles 412.38 million 2012
131 Bhutan 341.69 million 2009
132 The Bahamas 329.36 million 2011
133 Fiji 288.73 million 2006
134 Tajikistan 229.14 million 2004
135 Vanuatu 228 million 1990
136 San Marino 204.45 million 2011
137 Sudan 162.82 million 1999
138 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 148.2 million 2011
139 Belize 141.17 million 2009
140 Bahrain 132.55 million 2007
141 Singapore 104.8 million 2011
142 Grenada 72.48 million 2011
143 Saint Kitts and Nevis 71.08 million 2011
144 The Gambia 52.13 million 1990

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