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Economy > Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Subsidies, grants, and other social benefits include all unrequited, nonrepayable transfers on current account to private and public enterprises; grants to foreign governments, international organizations, and other government units; and social security, social assistance benefits, and employer social benefits in cash and in kind.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Germany 82.37% 2005
2 Switzerland 74.01% 2002
3 Australia 71.2% 2005
4 Finland 70.91% 2005
5 Poland 69.31% 2005
6 Serbia and Montenegro 68.38% 2002
7 Ukraine 68.32% 2005
8 Czech Republic 68.22% 2005
9 Sweden 67.72% 2005
10 Belarus 67.2% 2005
11 Norway 66.97% 2005
12 Luxembourg 66.6% 2005
13 Canada 66.42% 2005
14 Denmark 66.03% 2004
15 Japan 64.76% 1990
16 China 63.84% 2004
17 Venezuela 63.57% 2005
18 Indonesia 63.32% 2004
19 Slovakia 63.26% 2005
20 Brazil 63.04% 1998
21 Slovenia 62.84% 2005
22 United States 61.36% 2005
23 Hungary 61.02% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 60.32% 2005
24 Bulgaria 59.23% 2005
25 Azerbaijan 58.88% 1999
NATO countries average (profile) 58.8% 2004
26 Lithuania 58.18% 2005
27 Chile 57.25% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 56.65% 2005
28 South Africa 56.23% 2005
European Union average (profile) 55.53% 2005
29 Croatia 54.14% 2005
30 United Kingdom 53.57% 2005
31 Moldova 53.27% 2005
32 Georgia 53.11% 2005
33 Russia 52.89% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 52.59% 2005
34 France 52.56% 2005
35 Austria 52.35% 2005
36 South Korea 52.03% 2005
37 Spain 51.08% 2005
38 Belgium 50.98% 2005
39 Argentina 50.1% 2004
40 Algeria 49.72% 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 48.98% 2003
41 Netherlands 48.05% 2005
42 Uruguay 47.32% 2005
43 Uganda 46.78% 2003
=44 Portugal 46.7% 2005
=44 Bolivia 46.7% 2005
46 Italy 45.62% 2005
47 Peru 44.96% 2005
48 Estonia 44.53% 2004
49 Kazakhstan 44.28% 2005
50 Bosnia and Herzegovina 42.92% 2005
51 Romania 42.62% 2002
52 Democratic Republic of the Congo 42.58% 2001
53 Colombia 42.2% 2005
54 Ethiopia 41.94% 2002
55 Albania 41.71% 2004
56 Nicaragua 40.86% 2005
57 Greece 39.87% 2005
58 Dominican Republic 39.64% 2004
59 Latvia 39.19% 2005
60 New Zealand 39.08% 2005
61 Malta 38.66% 2004
62 Botswana 38.22% 1996
63 Armenia 36.48% 2005
64 San Marino 36.19% 2004
65 Ireland 35.94% 2005
66 Trinidad and Tobago 34.87% 2004
67 Senegal 34.34% 2001
68 Tunisia 33.93% 2005
69 Iran 33.78% 2005
70 Singapore 33.28% 2004
71 Cyprus 33.11% 2005
72 Mauritius 32.95% 2005
73 Thailand 32.94% 2005
74 Kuwait 32.42% 2005
75 Burkina Faso 32.05% 2005
76 Malaysia 31.42% 2003
77 Iceland 30.79% 2002
78 Israel 30.75% 2005
79 Mongolia 30.62% 2003
80 Pakistan 30.29% 2005
81 Bangladesh 29.45% 2004
82 Sri Lanka 28.2% 2005
83 Zimbabwe 27.67% 1997
84 Costa Rica 27.64% 2005
85 India 27.39% 1998
86 Tajikistan 27.03% 2004
87 The Bahamas 26.72% 2005
88 Paraguay 26.39% 2005
89 Lesotho 26.01% 2004
90 El Salvador 25.47% 2005
91 Panama 25.01% 2001
92 Guatemala 24.33% 2005
93 Morocco 23.65% 2005
94 Fiji 23.11% 2005
95 Yemen 21.43% 1999
96 Swaziland 21.36% 2003
97 Turkey 21.16% 2001
98 Zambia 20.06% 1999
99 Seychelles 19.79% 2005
100 Netherlands Antilles 19.51% 1995
101 Cambodia 18.64% 2005
102 Barbados 18.28% 2004
103 Egypt 18.12% 2002
104 Bahrain 17.97% 2005
105 Philippines 17.33% 2005
106 Cameroon 16.95% 1999
South Asia average (profile) 16.93% 2004
107 Cote d'Ivoire 16.88% 2005
108 Kyrgyzstan 16.52% 2001
109 Papua New Guinea 16.4% 2002
110 Lebanon 16% 2004
111 Saint Kitts and Nevis 14.53% 2003
112 Burundi 14.31% 1996
113 Namibia 13.63% 2003
114 The Gambia 13.43% 1990
115 Guinea 11.83% 1999
116 Madagascar 10.74% 2004
117 Macau 10.68% 2005
118 Belize 9.79% 1997
119 Oman 9.69% 2001
120 Sierra Leone 9.49% 2004
121 Kenya 9.41% 2004
122 Bhutan 8.42% 2004
123 Sudan 7.95% 1999
124 Maldives 6.14% 2005
125 Vanuatu 5.86% 1990
126 Congo, Republic of the 4.99% 2003
127 Ghana 4.7% 2004
128 Afghanistan 4.63% 2005
129 Rwanda 4.58% 1992
130 Jordan 3.17% 2005
131 Jamaica 2.3% 2005
132 Togo 1.74% 2005
133 Benin 1.3% 2005

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Subsidies-and-other-transfers/%-of-expense

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