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Economy > National accounts > Shares of GDP and other > General government final > Consumption expenditure > % of GDP: 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.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Lesotho 50.36% 2009
2 Solomon Islands 39.19% 2006
3 Kiribati 36.98% 1992
4 East Timor 35.2% 2000
5 Cuba 33.41% 2008
6 Eritrea 31.42% 2007
7 Denmark 29.9% 2009
8 Burundi 28.76% 2006
9 Netherlands 28.53% 2009
10 Tajikistan 28.34% 2009
11 Sweden 27.79% 2009
12 Zimbabwe 27.19% 2005
13 Swaziland 27.02% 2009
14 Iceland 26.46% 2009
15 Saudi Arabia 25.86% 2009
16 Guyana 25.6% 2008
17 Djibouti 25.11% 2007
18 Finland 25.1% 2009
19 Belgium 24.67% 2009
20 Qatar 24.66% 2009
21 France 24.63% 2009
22 Georgia 24.37% 2009
23 Namibia 24.24% 2009
24 Botswana 24.2% 2009
25 Israel 24.16% 2009
26 Suriname 23.56% 2005
27 Jordan 23.52% 2009
28 United Kingdom 23.45% 2009
29 Bosnia and Herzegovina 22.88% 2009
30 Kyrgyzstan 22.79% 2009
31 European Union 22.52% 2009
32 Moldova 22.27% 2009
33 Maldives 22.24% 2005
34 Norway 22.21% 2009
35 Estonia 22.17% 2009
36 Czech Republic 22.1% 2009
37 Bhutan 22.05% 2009
38 Burkina Faso 21.99% 2006
39 Saint Lucia 21.97% 2009
40 Canada 21.87% 2009
European Union average (profile) 21.59% 2009
41 Italy 21.55% 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 21.54% 2009
42 Barbados 21.52% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 21.47% 2009
43 Spain 21.19% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 21.16% 2009
44 Portugal 21.12% 2009
45 Latvia 21.09% 2009
46 South Africa 20.98% 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 20.84% 2009
47 Brazil 20.81% 2009
=48 Cape Verde 20.76% 2009
=48 Brunei 20.76% 2007
50 New Zealand 20.48% 2009
51 French Polynesia 20.28% 2000
52 Slovenia 20.22% 2009
53 Russia 20.13% 2009
54 Mauritania 20.1% 2007
55 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 19.97% 2009
56 Austria 19.95% 2009
57 Japan 19.74% 2009
58 Croatia 19.72% 2009
59 Germany 19.7% 2009
60 Tonga 19.67% 2009
61 Slovakia 19.63% 2009
62 Saint Kitts and Nevis 19.58% 2009
63 Antigua and Barbuda 19.37% 2009
64 Malta 19.36% 2007
65 Grenada 19.33% 2009
66 Lithuania 19.31% 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 19.3% 2009
67 Liberia 19.25% 2008
68 Ukraine 19.17% 2009
69 Greece 19.13% 2009
70 Poland 19.1% 2009
71 Ireland 19.01% 2009
=72 Serbia and Montenegro 18.9% 2009
=72 Honduras 18.9% 2009
74 Cyprus 18.7% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 18.66% 2009
Europe average (profile) 18.65% 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 18.38% 2008
75 Dominica 18.08% 2009
Cold countries average (profile) 18.07% 2008
76 Morocco 17.97% 2009
77 Uzbekistan 17.8% 2009
78 Sri Lanka 17.65% 2009
79 United States 17.21% 2009
80 Somalia 16.98% 1984
81 Australia 16.97% 2008
82 Luxembourg 16.87% 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 16.8% 2008
83 Vanuatu 16.73% 2007
84 Costa Rica 16.72% 2009
85 Belarus 16.7% 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 16.33% 2006
86 Kenya 16.26% 2009
87 Bulgaria 16.25% 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 16.19% 2007
88 Tanzania 16.16% 2006
89 Colombia 15.95% 2009
90 The Gambia 15.94% 2009
91 Jamaica 15.87% 2009
92 Belize 15.84% 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 15.62% 2005
93 Chad 15.6% 2009
94 Lebanon 15.54% 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 15.22% 2009
95 Argentina 15.19% 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 15.18% 2009
96 Romania 15.17% 2009
97 Benin 14.99% 2005
98 Fiji 14.87% 2008
=99 Turkey 14.71% 2009
=99 Bolivia 14.71% 2009
101 Mauritius 14.62% 2009
102 Oman 14.52% 2008
103 Puerto Rico 14.37% 1991
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 14.21% 2006
Muslim countries average (profile) 14.12% 2006
104 Malaysia 14.11% 2009
105 Algeria 13.9% 2009
106 Sudan 13.85% 2009
107 Sierra Leone 13.76% 2009
108 Azerbaijan 13.67% 2009
109 Syria 13.51% 2009
110 The Bahamas 13.49% 2007
111 Bahrain 13.47% 2008
112 Mozambique 13.42% 2009
113 Chile 13.36% 2009
114 Thailand 13.29% 2009
115 Venezuela 13.27% 2009
116 Malawi 13.21% 2009
117 Tunisia 13.12% 2009
118 China 13.04% 2009
119 Uruguay 12.88% 2009
120 Guinea-Bissau 12.84% 2002
121 Kuwait 12.58% 2008
122 India 12.32% 2009
123 Congo, Republic of the 12.25% 2009
124 Seychelles 12.21% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12.06% 2009
South Asia average (profile) 11.93% 2009
125 Nicaragua 11.92% 2009
126 Comoros 11.87% 2009
127 Paraguay 11.82% 2009
128 Niger 11.73% 2005
129 Kazakhstan 11.66% 2009
130 Mexico 11.64% 2009
131 Gabon 11.63% 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 11.56% 2006
132 Uganda 11.39% 2009
133 Switzerland 11.33% 2009
134 Armenia 11.19% 2009
135 Nepal 11.15% 2009
136 Papua New Guinea 10.69% 2009
137 Philippines 10.54% 2009
138 Panama 10.49% 2009
139 El Salvador 10.46% 2009
140 Mali 10.29% 2007
141 Guatemala 10.28% 2009
142 Trinidad and Tobago 10.2% 2008
143 Singapore 10.06% 2008
144 Peru 10.05% 2009
145 United Arab Emirates 10% 2007
146 Turkmenistan 9.92% 2009
147 Rwanda 9.74% 2009
148 Ecuador 9.65% 2009
149 Albania 9.64% 2009
150 Indonesia 9.62% 2009
151 Ghana 9.59% 2009
152 Hungary 9.48% 2008
153 New Caledonia 9.4% 1990
154 Libya 9.3% 2008
155 Togo 9.27% 2007
156 Cameroon 9.23% 2007
157 Haiti 9.15% 2006
158 Afghanistan 9.04% 2008
159 Senegal 8.7% 2009
160 Cote d'Ivoire 8.57% 2009
161 Laos 8.29% 2008
162 Ethiopia 8.21% 2009
163 Pakistan 8.08% 2009
164 Zambia 8.03% 2009
165 Guinea 7.97% 2009
166 Cambodia 7.96% 2009
167 Democratic Republic of the Congo 7.9% 2009
168 Dominican Republic 7.83% 2009
169 Vietnam 6.3% 2009
170 Bangladesh 5.26% 2009
171 Central African Republic 4.46% 2009
172 Madagascar 4.16% 2009
173 Equatorial Guinea 3.42% 2009
174 Mongolia 1.4% 2009

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"Countries Compared by Economy > National accounts > Shares of GDP and other > General government final > Consumption expenditure > % of GDP. 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/National-accounts/Shares-of-GDP-and-other/General-government-final/Consumption-expenditure/%-of-GDP

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