×

Economy > Net social expenditure > % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Net public social spending as a percentage of GDP. This also includes public health expenditure.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Sweden 30.6% of GDP 2001
2 Germany 28.8% of GDP 2001
3 Belgium 28.5% of GDP 2001
4 Denmark 27.5% of GDP 2001
5 Finland 25.6% of GDP 2001
6 Italy 25.3% of GDP 2001
7 Norway 25.1% of GDP 2001
=8 Austria 24.6% of GDP 2001
=8 United Kingdom 24.6% of GDP 2001
10 Netherlands 24% of GDP 2001
11 United States 23.4% of GDP 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 23.27% of GDP 2001
12 Australia 21.9% of GDP 2001
13 Canada 21.8% of GDP 2001
14 Ireland 18.4% of GDP 2001
15 New Zealand 17.5% of GDP 2001
16 Japan 15.7% of GDP 2001

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Net social expenditure > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Willem Adema, Net Social Expenditure (2nd edn, OECD Labour Market and Social Policy Occasional Paper 52, 2001). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Net-social-expenditure/%-of-GDP

Economy > Net social expenditure > % of GDP: Countries Compared Map

NationMaster
Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats:

Was this page useful for you?