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Economy > Poverty and inequality > Social welfare > Social expenditures on non-elderly: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Social expenditures on non-elderly (as percentage of GDP).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Sweden 11.6% of GDP 2006
2 Finland 10.9% of GDP 2006
3 Netherlands 9.6% of GDP 2006
4 Belgium 9.3% of GDP 2006
5 Austria 7.4% of GDP 2006
6 Germany 7.3% of GDP 2006
7 United Kingdom 7.1% of GDP 2006
8 Canada 5.8% of GDP 2006
9 Ireland 5.5% of GDP 2006
10 Italy 4.3% of GDP 2006
11 United States 2.3% of GDP 2006

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Poverty and inequality > Social welfare > Social expenditures on non-elderly", Wikipedia: Welfare's effect on poverty (Table of welfare effect on poverty reduction) (Timothy S. (2006). Poor People in Rich Nations: The United States in Comparative Perspective . Table 4, "The Antipoverty Effect of Government Spending: Percent of All Persons Poor" This includes cash and near-cash spending (such as TANF and food stamps ) and spending for public housing. It excludes healthcare and education spending.). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Poverty-and-inequality/Social-welfare/Social-expenditures-on-non--elderly

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