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Economy > Household spending: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Household final consumption expenditure (formerly private consumption) is the market value of all goods and services, including durable products (such as cars, washing machines, and home computers), purchased by households. It excludes purchases of dwellings but includes imputed rent for owner-occupied dwellings. It also includes payments and fees to governments to obtain permits and licenses. Here, household consumption expenditure includes the expenditures of nonprofit institutions serving households, even when reported separately by the country. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 8.22 trillion 2009
2 European Union 5.69 trillion 2009
3 Japan 2.83 trillion 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.21 trillion 2009
4 Germany 1.16 trillion 2009
5 United Kingdom 1.13 trillion 2009
6 China 1.08 trillion 2009
7 France 885.3 billion 2009
8 Italy 681.72 billion 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 648.27 billion 2009
9 Brazil 576.69 billion 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 557.95 billion 2009
10 Canada 528.28 billion 2009
11 India 516.47 billion 2009
12 Mexico 477.22 billion 2009
13 Spain 421.88 billion 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 382.75 billion 2000
14 Australia 320.15 billion 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 266.35 billion 2009
15 Argentina 262.86 billion 2009
16 Turkey 260.85 billion 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 255.2 billion 2009
17 Russia 250.2 billion 2009
European Union average (profile) 244.66 billion 2009
18 Netherlands 204.01 billion 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 200.84 billion 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 189.94 billion 2000
19 Switzerland 169.63 billion 2009
20 Indonesia 148.31 billion 2009
21 Poland 147.85 billion 2009
22 Sweden 143.11 billion 2009
Europe average (profile) 139.39 billion 2000
23 Belgium 136.77 billion 2009
24 Greece 123.51 billion 2009
25 Austria 118.05 billion 2009
26 South Africa 117.48 billion 2009
27 Venezuela 108.48 billion 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 99.57 billion 2000
28 Saudi Arabia 98.15 billion 2007
29 Norway 97.04 billion 2009
30 Thailand 95.36 billion 2009
31 Colombia 94.32 billion 2009
32 Israel 86.69 billion 2008
33 Denmark 86.36 billion 2009
34 Portugal 83.9 billion 2009
35 Pakistan 81.3 billion 2009
36 Philippines 81 billion 2009
37 Finland 76.27 billion 2009
38 Malaysia 73.39 billion 2009
39 Chile 73.31 billion 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 73.11 billion 2009
40 Ireland 60.55 billion 2009
41 Peru 58.08 billion 2009
42 Bangladesh 54.98 billion 2009
43 United Arab Emirates 52.66 billion 2004
44 Romania 49.21 billion 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 41.64 billion 2000
45 Hungary 40.52 billion 2008
46 New Zealand 39.92 billion 2009
47 Czech Republic 39.65 billion 2009
48 Vietnam 39.33 billion 2009
49 Singapore 39.17 billion 2000
50 Ukraine 39.12 billion 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 34 billion 2008
51 Morocco 33.94 billion 2009
52 Dominican Republic 32.02 billion 2009
53 Algeria 27.44 billion 2009
54 Cuba 27.43 billion 2008
55 Slovakia 25.75 billion 2009
56 Kazakhstan 22.6 billion 2009
57 Guatemala 22.28 billion 2009
58 Syria 21.78 billion 2009
59 Uruguay 20.67 billion 2009
60 Kuwait 19.26 billion 2004
61 Tunisia 19.11 billion 2009
62 Belarus 18.53 billion 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 18.3 billion 2000
63 Croatia 17.22 billion 2009
64 Lebanon 17.02 billion 2004
65 Ecuador 16.16 billion 2009
66 Libya 15.55 billion 2000
67 Costa Rica 15 billion 2009
68 Ethiopia 14.99 billion 2009
69 Slovenia 14.64 billion 2008
70 Lithuania 14.51 billion 2008
71 Sudan 14.42 billion 2008
72 Bulgaria 14.3 billion 2009
73 El Salvador 14.26 billion 2009
74 Kenya 13.79 billion 2009
75 Panama 12.84 billion 2009
76 Jordan 12.73 billion 2009
77 Luxembourg 10.07 billion 2009
78 Cameroon 9.82 billion 2007
79 Azerbaijan 9.3 billion 2009
80 Cyprus 8.71 billion 2008
81 Uzbekistan 8.52 billion 2000
82 Bolivia 8.51 billion 2009
83 Tanzania 8.37 billion 2006
84 Trinidad and Tobago 8.3 billion 2005
85 Uganda 8.29 billion 2009
86 Oman 8.29 billion 2004
87 Latvia 7.61 billion 2009
88 Honduras 7.49 billion 2009
89 Serbia and Montenegro 7.38 billion 2009
90 Cote d'Ivoire 7.16 billion 2000
91 Paraguay 6.92 billion 2009
92 Jamaica 6.69 billion 2000
93 Cambodia 6.18 billion 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 6.12 billion 2000
94 Iceland 5.51 billion 2009
95 Mozambique 5.42 billion 2009
96 Senegal 5.35 billion 2009
97 Estonia 4.73 billion 2009
98 Madagascar 4.62 billion 2009
99 Nicaragua 4.61 billion 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 4.59 billion 2000
100 Zimbabwe 4.57 billion 2005
101 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4.56 billion 2002
102 Mauritius 4.32 billion 2009
103 Ghana 4.19 billion 2000
104 Nepal 4.17 billion 2000
105 Namibia 4.14 billion 2009
106 Albania 4.01 billion 2009
107 Bahrain 3.75 billion 2000
108 Guinea 3.66 billion 2009
109 Armenia 3.6 billion 2008
110 Botswana 3.36 billion 2009
111 The Bahamas 3.3 billion 2004
112 Haiti 3.17 billion 2000
113 Zambia 2.94 billion 2009
114 Georgia 2.77 billion 2000
115 Qatar 2.7 billion 2000
116 Burkina Faso 2.67 billion 2006
117 Malta 2.56 billion 2000
118 Gabon 2.26 billion 2009
119 Brunei 2.14 billion 2007
120 Benin 2.08 billion 2005
121 Mali 2.07 billion 2007
122 Malawi 2.03 billion 2009
123 Moldova 2 billion 2009
124 Kyrgyzstan 1.83 billion 2009
125 Barbados 1.68 billion 2002
126 Papua New Guinea 1.59 billion 2004
127 Chad 1.52 billion 2006
128 Rwanda 1.52 billion 2000
129 Swaziland 1.52 billion 2009
130 Niger 1.5 billion 2000
131 Lesotho 1.38 billion 2009
132 Mauritania 1.3 billion 2005
133 Tajikistan 1.27 billion 2009
134 Togo 1.22 billion 2005
135 Turkmenistan 1.06 billion 2000
136 Fiji 959.13 million 2000
137 Congo, Republic of the 937.68 million 2000
138 Cape Verde 842.16 million 2009
139 Mongolia 824.46 million 2000
140 Central African Republic 756.93 million 2006
141 Eritrea 734.07 million 2007
142 Belize 712.93 million 2008
143 Sierra Leone 628.68 million 2000
144 Burundi 627.49 million 2000
145 Suriname 567 million 2000
146 Laos 540.5 million 2006
147 Guyana 480.73 million 2002
148 Saint Lucia 463.84 million 2000
149 Solomon Islands 452.77 million 2000
150 Djibouti 423.51 million 2000
151 Seychelles 406.65 million 2009
152 The Gambia 371.72 million 2004
153 East Timor 353.1 million 2000
154 Equatorial Guinea 293.83 million 2000
155 Grenada 263.59 million 2000
156 Comoros 248.09 million 2009
157 Maldives 231.94 million 2004
158 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 217.59 million 2003
159 Antigua and Barbuda 216.16 million 2002
160 Guinea-Bissau 203.71 million 2000
161 Dominica 201.87 million 2006
162 Vanuatu 193.97 million 2000
163 Tonga 172.75 million 2000
164 Saint Kitts and Nevis 150.94 million 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Household spending. 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/Household-spending

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