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Economy > Spending > General government final consumption expenditure > % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: General government final consumption expenditure (% of GDP). 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 East Timor 88.79% 2011
2 Federated States of Micronesia 58.31% 1983
3 Solomon Islands 39.19% 2006
4 Lesotho 38.12% 2012
5 Cuba 37.87% 2011
6 Kiribati 36.98% 1992
7 Denmark 28.6% 2012
8 Netherlands 28.47% 2012
9 South Sudan 27.25% 2012
10 Sweden 26.94% 2012
11 Zimbabwe 26.92% 2012
12 Aruba 25.63% 2011
13 Iceland 25.34% 2012
14 Namibia 25.16% 2012
15 Djibouti 25.11% 2007
16 Finland 25.09% 2012
17 Belgium 24.95% 2012
18 France 24.74% 2012
19 Burundi 24.21% 2012
20 Suriname 23.34% 2005
21 Bosnia and Herzegovina 23.3% 2012
22 Israel 22.9% 2012
23 Uzbekistan 22.7% 2012
24 South Africa 22.41% 2012
25 Moldova 22.29% 2012
26 United Kingdom 21.81% 2012
27 European Union 21.72% 2012
28 Brazil 21.45% 2012
29 Norway 21.31% 2012
30 Eritrea 21.08% 2011
31 Canada 20.92% 2012
32 Bhutan 20.78% 2011
33 Zambia 20.58% 2011
34 Malta 20.53% 2011
35 New Zealand 20.51% 2012
36 Czech Republic 20.51% 2012
37 Japan 20.47% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 20.43% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 20.42% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 20.42% 2011
38 Saudi Arabia 20.35% 2012
39 Slovenia 20.32% 2011
40 Angola 20.31% 2012
41 French Polynesia 20.28% 2000
42 Spain 20.18% 2012
43 Italy 20.1% 2012
44 Algeria 20.1% 2012
European Union average (profile) 20.07% 2011
45 Montenegro 20.06% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 19.94% 2012
46 Kyrgyzstan 19.94% 2012
47 Malawi 19.91% 2011
48 Croatia 19.77% 2012
49 Cyprus 19.7% 2010
50 Ukraine 19.36% 2012
51 Burkina Faso 19.3% 2011
52 Germany 19.29% 2012
53 Morocco 19.21% 2012
54 Estonia 19.21% 2012
55 Botswana 19.18% 2012
56 Jordan 19.13% 2012
57 Austria 19.01% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 18.94% 2008
58 Serbia 18.93% 2011
59 Tonga 18.9% 2012
Europe average (profile) 18.86% 2011
60 Lithuania 18.84% 2011
61 Russia 18.63% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 18.58% 2010
62 Cape Verde 18.52% 2011
63 Republic of Macedonia 18.27% 2012
64 Portugal 18.24% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 18.22% 2011
65 Slovakia 18.12% 2011
66 Dominica 18.09% 2012
67 Vanuatu 18.07% 2011
68 Ireland 17.95% 2012
69 Antigua and Barbuda 17.95% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 17.94% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 17.9% 2012
70 Costa Rica 17.89% 2012
71 Poland 17.86% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 17.83% 2012
72 Australia 17.79% 2012
73 Greece 17.75% 2012
74 Georgia 17.72% 2012
75 Luxembourg 17.48% 2012
76 Brunei 17.27% 2012
77 Kenya 17.22% 2012
78 Oman 17.2% 2011
79 Mali 17.09% 2011
80 Somalia 16.98% 1984
81 Saint Lucia 16.91% 2012
82 Tanzania 16.82% 2012
83 Maldives 16.8% 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 16.79% 2011
84 Senegal 16.73% 2012
85 Argentina 16.62% 2012
86 Colombia 16.52% 2012
87 Grenada 16.39% 2012
88 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16.39% 2012
89 Jamaica 16.31% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 16.17% 2012
90 Barbados 16.15% 2012
91 Honduras 16.1% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 15.99% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 15.9% 2012
92 South Korea 15.83% 2012
93 Belize 15.72% 2011
94 Kosovo 15.71% 2012
95 United States 15.69% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 15.55% 2010
96 Bulgaria 15.54% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 15.5% 2011
97 Latvia 15.5% 2011
98 Liberia 15.47% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 15.37% 2011
99 Papua New Guinea 15.31% 2004
100 Swaziland 15.31% 2011
101 Comoros 15.26% 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 15.17% 2011
102 Mauritania 15.16% 2012
103 Lebanon 15.03% 2012
104 Democratic Republic of the Congo 15.03% 2012
105 The Bahamas 14.91% 2012
106 Kuwait 14.83% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 14.77% 2012
107 Turkey 14.77% 2012
108 Fiji 14.61% 2008
109 Bahrain 14.6% 2012
110 Belarus 14.56% 2012
111 Romania 14.49% 2012
112 Mongolia 14.1% 2012
113 Mozambique 14.02% 2012
114 Tunisia 13.78% 2012
115 Niger 13.73% 2012
116 China 13.72% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 13.63% 2011
117 Cameroon 13.58% 2012
118 Thailand 13.58% 2012
119 Ghana 13.57% 2012
120 Uruguay 13.56% 2012
121 Malaysia 13.51% 2012
122 Sri Lanka 13.47% 2012
123 Bolivia 13.46% 2012
124 Ecuador 13.45% 2012
125 Mauritius 13.35% 2012
126 Guyana 13.19% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 13.1% 2008
127 Armenia 12.96% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12.51% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 12.48% 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 12.37% 2012
128 Afghanistan 12.37% 2012
129 Qatar 12.31% 2011
130 Paraguay 12.25% 2012
131 Venezuela 12.19% 2012
132 Chile 12.13% 2012
133 Benin 11.87% 2010
134 India 11.84% 2012
135 Yemen 11.8% 2010
136 Nigeria 11.79% 2012
137 Sudan 11.78% 2012
138 Mexico 11.64% 2012
139 Laos 11.47% 2012
140 Kazakhstan 11.47% 2012
141 Egypt 11.36% 2012
142 Uganda 11.32% 2011
143 El Salvador 11.2% 2012
144 Iran 11.18% 2007
145 Switzerland 11.17% 2012
146 Guatemala 10.72% 2012
147 Nepal 10.7% 2012
148 Puerto Rico 10.63% 2011
149 Guinea 10.55% 2011
150 Philippines 10.53% 2012
151 Panama 10.47% 2012
152 Pakistan 10.47% 2012
153 Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.34% 2012
154 Azerbaijan 10.34% 2012
155 Hungary 10.22% 2011
156 Syria 10.13% 2010
157 Sierra Leone 10.09% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 10.07% 2012
158 Republic of the Congo 9.99% 2011
159 Madagascar 9.96% 2011
160 Togo 9.76% 2011
failed states average (profile) 9.67% 2002
161 Singapore 9.66% 2012
162 The Gambia 9.61% 2011
163 Peru 9.6% 2012
164 Trinidad and Tobago 9.51% 2008
165 New Caledonia 9.4% 1990
166 Libya 9.3% 2008
167 Haiti 9.15% 2006
168 Hong Kong 9.08% 2012
169 Indonesia 8.89% 2012
170 Gabon 8.87% 2007
171 Turkmenistan 8.86% 2012
172 Nicaragua 8.8% 2012
173 Tajikistan 8.65% 2012
174 Cote d'Ivoire 8.59% 2008
175 Rwanda 8.21% 2012
176 Dominican Republic 8.11% 2012
177 Central African Republic 7.61% 2012
178 Albania 7.38% 2012
179 Ethiopia 7.03% 2012
180 United Arab Emirates 6.9% 2012
181 Macau 6.77% 2012
182 Guinea-Bissau 6.43% 2002
183 Cambodia 6.02% 2011
184 Vietnam 5.93% 2012
185 Bangladesh 5.59% 2012
186 Chad 5.57% 2012
187 Equatorial Guinea 3.66% 2011

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Spending > General government final consumption expenditure > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank national accounts data. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Spending/General-government-final-consumption-expenditure/%-of-GDP

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