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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 SwedenSweden 30.6% of GDP 2001
2 GermanyGermany 28.8% of GDP 2001
3 BelgiumBelgium 28.5% of GDP 2001
4 DenmarkDenmark 27.5% of GDP 2001
5 FinlandFinland 25.6% of GDP 2001
6 ItalyItaly 25.3% of GDP 2001
7 NorwayNorway 25.1% of GDP 2001
8 AustriaAustria 24.6% of GDP 2001
9 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 24.6% of GDP 2001
10 NetherlandsNetherlands 24% of GDP 2001
11 United StatesUnited States 23.4% of GDP 2001
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 23.27% of GDP 2001
12 AustraliaAustralia 21.9% of GDP 2001
13 CanadaCanada 21.8% of GDP 2001
14 IrelandIreland 18.4% of GDP 2001
15 New ZealandNew Zealand 17.5% of GDP 2001
16 JapanJapan 15.7% of GDP 2001

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Net social expenditure > % of GDP", 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

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