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Economy > Government spending > Subsidies and other transfers > Current LCU per capita: 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Belarus 5.79 million 2011
2 Iran 3.76 million 2009
3 South Korea 2.96 million 2011
4 Indonesia 2.68 million 2011
5 Colombia 1.19 million 2011
6 Lebanon 1.03 million 2011
7 Hungary 784,425.11 2011
8 Paraguay 684,581.76 2011
9 Chile 660,918.71 2011
10 Iceland 646,958.08 2011
11 Mongolia 552,786.39 2011
12 Japan 519,495.5 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 512,811.67 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 411,596.14 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 260,111.02 2011
Europe average (profile) 195,569.02 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 176,801.5 2011
13 Kazakhstan 162,797.78 2011
14 Zambia 153,971.66 2010
15 Laos 137,971 2011
16 Norway 131,663.95 2011
17 Costa Rica 122,052.39 2011
18 Sierra Leone 112,630.24 2011
19 Armenia 103,539.38 2011
20 Serbia 100,306.82 2011
21 Czech Republic 95,671.45 2011
22 Cambodia 86,428.7 2011
23 Uganda 86,260.84 2011
24 Sweden 82,089.8 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 80,392.4 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 70,335.46 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 68,793 2011
25 Russia 66,384.3 2011
26 Algeria 51,232.11 2011
European Union average (profile) 41,252.55 2011
27 Uruguay 37,353.48 2011
28 Republic of Macedonia 29,196.22 2008
29 Republic of the Congo 25,990.37 2005
30 Denmark 23,609.25 2011
31 Madagascar 23,520.95 2008
32 Macau 23,283.42 2012
33 Luxembourg 22,372.47 2011
34 Albania 21,806.87 2004
35 Cape Verde 21,477.26 2009
36 Senegal 17,659.64 2001
37 Mauritius 17,369.45 2011
38 Croatia 15,544.02 2011
39 Israel 15,327.65 2012
40 Benin 15,205.15 2011
41 Togo 14,053.73 2011
42 Trinidad and Tobago 13,666.27 2010
43 Jamaica 12,977.4 2011
44 Netherlands 12,956.45 2011
45 South Africa 12,003.14 2011
46 Sri Lanka 11,724.53 2011
47 Australia 11,623.37 2011
48 Thailand 10,529.13 2011
49 Finland 10,031.23 2011
50 Switzerland 10,005.96 2008
51 Austria 9,575.56 2011
52 Poland 9,500.07 2011
53 Democratic Republic of the Congo 9,066.55 2010
54 Hong Kong 8,983.12 2011
55 Guinea 8,894.41 1999
56 United States 8,247.11 2011
57 Belgium 8,206.82 2011
58 Cameroon 8,089.65 1999
59 France 7,953.82 2011
60 Mali 7,844.15 2010
61 Lithuania 7,805.69 2011
62 Germany 7,695.7 2011
63 Qatar 7,676.85 2010
64 Dominican Republic 7,378.86 2010
65 Ukraine 7,368.44 2011
66 Italy 7,208.52 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 6,827.58 2011
67 New Zealand 6,756.79 2011
68 San Marino 6,585.11 2011
69 Kenya 6,463.49 2011
70 Canada 6,392.97 2011
71 Nigeria 6,190.58 2008
72 Ireland 6,135.21 2011
73 United Kingdom 5,753.21 2011
74 Romania 5,551.54 2011
75 Kyrgyzstan 5,118.16 2011
76 Greece 5,102.13 2011
77 Pakistan 5,093.98 2012
78 Spain 5,087.88 2011
79 Slovenia 4,797.99 2011
80 Seychelles 4,697.62 2012
81 Barbados 4,648.64 2010
82 Nepal 4,344.2 2012
83 Moldova 4,286.65 2011
84 Burkina Faso 4,276 2011
85 Portugal 4,045.63 2011
86 Philippines 3,525.7 2012
87 Morocco 3,257.98 2011
88 Yemen 3,239.76 1999
89 Slovakia 3,145.22 2011
90 Malaysia 3,104.83 2012
91 Maldives 3,003.04 2011
92 Malta 2,782.93 2011
93 Brazil 2,736.11 2011
94 Cyprus 2,526.89 2011
95 India 2,450.73 2011
South Asia average (profile) 2,342.77 2011
96 Bulgaria 2,224.81 2011
97 Egypt 2,098.23 2011
98 Bangladesh 2,028.5 2011
99 Nicaragua 1,907.96 2011
100 Venezuela 1,813.11 2005
101 Estonia 1,809.28 2011
102 Turkey 1,777.31 2011
103 Niger 1,565.18 2007
104 Vanuatu 1,554.9 1990
105 Latvia 1,462.65 2011
106 Liberia 1,446.66 2011
107 Peru 1,366.95 2011
108 Burundi 1,358.65 1996
109 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1,355.19 2011
110 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,341.96 2011
111 Kuwait 1,223.8 2011
112 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,220.75 2011
113 Botswana 1,100.56 1996
114 Bolivia 1,084.58 2007
115 Argentina 1,070.63 2004
116 Guatemala 1,006.33 2011
117 Namibia 957 2007
118 The Bahamas 899.08 2011
119 Tunisia 894.55 2011
120 China 876.05 2004
121 Honduras 776.85 2012
122 Georgia 720.18 2012
123 Swaziland 718.71 2003
124 Grenada 689.8 2011
125 Lesotho 498 2008
126 Bhutan 484.97 2009
127 Belize 468.98 2009
128 Jordan 393.7 2012
129 Ethiopia 388.31 2011
130 Oman 380.14 2012
131 Afghanistan 358.3 2011
132 Fiji 348.69 2006
133 Rwanda 284.79 1992
134 Panama 219.57 2001
135 El Salvador 210.24 2011
136 Azerbaijan 203.62 2011
137 Ghana 168.3 2011
138 Bahrain 128.4 2007
139 Papua New Guinea 74.6 2002
140 Zimbabwe 65.1 1997
141 The Gambia 56.86 1990
142 Tajikistan 34.38 2004
143 Singapore 20.22 2011
144 Sudan 6.01 1999

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Government spending > Subsidies and other transfers > Current LCU per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Government-spending/Subsidies-and-other-transfers/Current-LCU-per-capita

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