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Economy > Saving rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: ""Saving rate"" or gross savings are calculated as gross national income less total consumption, plus net transfers.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya 67.09 2008
2 Kuwait 59.34 2008
3 China 53.62 2009
4 Brunei 53.51 2006
5 Antigua and Barbuda 50.55 2009
6 Saudi Arabia 49.9 2008
7 Kiribati 45.04 1992
8 Azerbaijan 44.92 2009
9 Singapore 44.84 2008
10 Gabon 44.19 2005
11 Bahrain 43.45 2008
12 Mongolia 42.24 2009
13 Philippines 40.14 2009
14 Oman 38.79 2008
15 Bangladesh 38.51 2009
16 Nepal 37.71 2009
17 Djibouti 37.14 2007
18 Panama 34.89 2009
19 Maldives 34.58 2005
20 India 33.6 2009
21 Algeria 32.98 1991
22 Guyana 32.67 2008
23 Switzerland 32.32 2009
24 Norway 32.11 2009
25 Cape Verde 31.26 2009
26 Morocco 31.16 2009
27 Malaysia 30.98 2009
28 Trinidad and Tobago 30.77 2008
29 Thailand 29.59 2009
30 Vietnam 29.55 2009
31 Romania 28.97 2009
32 Slovakia 28.93 2009
33 Latvia 28.53 2009
34 Lesotho 28.06 2009
35 Kazakhstan 27.58 2009
36 Namibia 26.51 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 26.31 2009
37 Belarus 25.16 2009
38 Laos 24.84 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 24.3 2009
39 Austria 24.19 2009
40 Sri Lanka 24.03 2009
41 Sweden 23.98 2009
42 Ecuador 23.6 2009
43 Japan 23.57 2009
44 Estonia 23.51 2009
=45 Indonesia 23.21 2009
=45 Argentina 23.21 2009
47 Bolivia 22.9 2009
48 Tunisia 22.75 2009
49 Russia 22.66 2009
50 Peru 22.53 2009
Europe average (profile) 22.34 2007
51 Netherlands 22.13 2009
52 Slovenia 22.11 2009
53 Pakistan 22.05 2009
54 Denmark 21.98 2009
55 Belgium 21.83 2009
56 Croatia 21.79 2009
57 Mexico 21.71 2009
58 Venezuela 21.64 2009
59 Chile 21.56 2009
60 Australia 21.47 2008
61 Germany 21.45 2009
62 Niger 21.17 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 21.08 2009
63 Costa Rica 20.48 2009
64 Czech Republic 20.42 2009
65 Mauritania 20.34 1998
66 Cameroon 20.3 2007
67 Israel 20.27 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 19.98 2009
68 Armenia 19.98 2009
69 Finland 19.83 2009
European Union average (profile) 19.56 2009
70 Papua New Guinea 19.54 2009
71 Spain 19.53 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 19.42 2009
72 Cambodia 19.37 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 19.35 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 19.27 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 19.1 2009
73 The Gambia 18.8 2009
74 Moldova 18.76 2009
75 Poland 18.58 2009
76 Mali 18.55 2007
77 Luxembourg 18.5 2009
78 Colombia 18.39 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 18.3 1994
79 Zimbabwe 18.1 1994
80 Congo, Republic of the 18.04 2007
81 European Union 17.85 2009
82 Canada 17.71 2009
83 Uganda 17.52 2009
84 Serbia and Montenegro 17.22 2009
85 Uruguay 17.1 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 17.06 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 16.73 2009
86 Mauritius 16.71 2009
87 Vanuatu 16.58 2007
88 France 16.42 2009
89 Botswana 16.38 2009
90 Ethiopia 16.13 2009
91 Senegal 16.07 2008
92 Honduras 16.05 2009
93 Somalia 16.04 1989
=94 Italy 15.98 2009
=94 Bulgaria 15.98 2009
96 New Zealand 15.92 2009
=97 Ukraine 15.57 2009
=97 Malta 15.57 2007
99 Ghana 15.53 2009
=100 Kenya 15.41 2009
=100 South Africa 15.41 2009
102 Rwanda 15.25 2009
103 Turkmenistan 15.01 1997
104 Cote d'Ivoire 14.85 2009
=105 Hungary 14.61 2008
=105 Brazil 14.61 2009
107 Lithuania 14.57 2008
108 Tanzania 14.39 2006
109 The Bahamas 13.95 2007
110 Kyrgyzstan 13.89 2009
111 Belize 13.83 2008
112 Syria 13.57 2008
113 Lebanon 13.26 2009
114 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.14 2009
115 Turkey 12.87 2009
116 Jamaica 12.81 2009
117 Tajikistan 12.24 2009
=118 Sudan 12.19 2009
=118 United Kingdom 12.19 2009
120 Paraguay 12.02 2009
121 Guatemala 11.88 2009
122 Chad 11.68 1994
123 Zambia 11.62 2009
124 Barbados 11.41 2005
125 El Salvador 11.35 2009
126 Comoros 11.29 1995
127 Iceland 11.22 2009
128 Madagascar 11.17 2005
129 Central African Republic 10.98 1994
130 Tonga 10.59 2008
131 Benin 10.58 2008
132 Solomon Islands 10.32 2006
133 Nicaragua 10.16 2009
134 Malawi 10.13 2001
135 Dominican Republic 10.1 2009
136 Portugal 10.04 2009
137 Jordan 9.79 2009
138 United States 9.77 2009
139 Angola 9.71 2009
140 Suriname 9.53 2005
141 Ireland 9.34 2009
142 Seychelles 9.21 2009
143 Mozambique 9.07 2009
144 Togo 8.72 2005
145 Fiji 8.51 2008
146 Equatorial Guinea 8.38 1996
147 Sierra Leone 7.79 2009
148 Guinea 7.67 2009
149 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.32 2009
150 Burkina Faso 7 2006
151 Cyprus 5.2 2008
152 Eritrea 4.37 2000
153 Burundi 4.1 2006
154 Greece 3.3 2009
155 Swaziland 2.39 2009
156 Dominica 2.26 2009
157 Georgia 0.16 2009
158 Guinea-Bissau -0.04 2002
159 Liberia -2.14 2008
160 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -2.69 2009
161 Saint Lucia -2.99 2009
162 Grenada -8.55 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Saving rate. 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/Saving-rate

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Interesting observations about Economy > Saving rate

  • China ranked first for saving rate amongst Emerging markets in 2009.
  • Switzerland ranked first for saving rate amongst High income OECD countries in 2009.
  • Romania ranked first for saving rate amongst European Union in 2009.
  • Antigua and Barbuda ranked first for saving rate amongst Christian countries in 2009.
  • Philippines ranked first for saving rate amongst Catholic countries in 2009.
  • United States ranked last for saving rate amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2009.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for saving rate amongst Europe in 2009.
  • Norway ranked first for saving rate amongst NATO countries in 2009.
  • Libya ranked first for saving rate amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • Slovakia ranked first for saving rate amongst Eurozone in 2009.
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