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Government > Spending > Compensation of employees > Current LCU: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compensation of employees consists of all payments in cash, as well as in kind (such as food and housing), to employees in return for services rendered, and government contributions to social insurance schemes such as social security and pensions that provide benefits to employees.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Indonesia 49.27 trillion 2004
2 Colombia 15.18 trillion 2003
3 Paraguay 6.33 trillion 2008
4 Belarus 4.47 trillion 2008
5 Lebanon 3.63 trillion 2008
6 Chile 3.54 trillion 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 3.24 trillion 2003
7 Zambia 3.17 trillion 2007
8 Russia 1.61 trillion 2008
9 Laos 1.6 trillion 2007
10 Hungary 1.57 trillion 2008
11 Costa Rica 1.54 trillion 2008
12 Cambodia 846.6 billion 2006
13 Algeria 797.35 billion 2008
14 Cote d'Ivoire 711.7 billion 2008
15 Madagascar 711.2 billion 2007
16 Thailand 584.5 billion 2008
17 India 565.67 billion 2008
18 Mongolia 544.95 billion 2008
19 Uganda 470.56 billion 2008
20 United States 399.42 billion 2008
21 Philippines 374.66 billion 2008
22 Serbia and Montenegro 278.73 billion 2008
23 Sri Lanka 239.08 billion 2008
24 Cameroon 212.76 billion 1994
25 Burkina Faso 198.83 billion 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 195.2 billion 2008
26 Mali 186.01 billion 2008
South Asia average (profile) 184.92 billion 2008
27 France 183.84 billion 2008
28 Benin 179.87 billion 2008
29 Sierra Leone 178.75 billion 2004
30 Senegal 177.3 billion 2001
Europe average (profile) 175.48 billion 2006
31 Kenya 169.89 billion 2008
32 Kazakhstan 165.23 billion 2008
33 Armenia 158.49 billion 2008
34 Mexico 145.06 billion 2000
35 Congo, Republic of the 142.65 billion 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 140.1 billion 2008
36 Norway 133.74 billion 2008
37 Iceland 133.05 billion 2008
38 Brazil 130.83 billion 2008
39 Guinea 130.29 billion 1992
40 Bangladesh 122.16 billion 2008
41 China 117.17 billion 2006
42 Sweden 108.18 billion 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 106.92 billion 2008
43 Czech Republic 105.76 billion 2008
44 Italy 97.33 billion 2008
45 South Africa 91.94 billion 2008
European Union average (profile) 91.89 billion 2008
46 Morocco 88.13 billion 2008
47 United Kingdom 86.25 billion 2008
48 Denmark 85.72 billion 2008
49 Israel 74.61 billion 2008
50 Niger 72.23 billion 2007
51 Togo 69.13 billion 2008
52 Dominican Republic 68.28 billion 2007
53 Pakistan 60.72 billion 2007
54 Jamaica 59.85 billion 2008
55 Turkey 55.22 billion 2008
56 Poland 54.7 billion 2008
57 Afghanistan 47.96 billion 2008
58 Ukraine 46.11 billion 2008
59 Germany 39.56 billion 2008
60 Uruguay 38.56 billion 2008
61 Central African Republic 34.66 billion 2004
62 Canada 34.19 billion 2008
63 Romania 33 billion 2008
64 Croatia 30.23 billion 2008
65 Australia 29.57 billion 2008
66 Honduras 29.18 billion 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 26.91 billion 2008
67 Spain 25.82 billion 2008
68 Greece 24.75 billion 2008
69 Democratic Republic of the Congo 24.03 billion 2001
70 Malaysia 23.51 billion 2003
71 Burundi 22 billion 1996
72 Qatar 19.36 billion 2008
73 Netherlands 18.34 billion 2008
74 Portugal 18.33 billion 2008
75 Mauritius 17.34 billion 2008
76 Estonia 17.11 billion 2008
77 Ireland 17.1 billion 2008
78 New Zealand 14.6 billion 2007
79 Rwanda 14.54 billion 1992
80 Austria 14.16 billion 2008
81 Zimbabwe 12.95 billion 1997
82 Cape Verde 12.65 billion 2008
83 Venezuela 12.14 billion 2005
84 Peru 11.01 billion 2008
85 Singapore 10.79 billion 2008
86 Belgium 9.84 billion 2008
87 Argentina 9.42 billion 2004
88 Guatemala 9.2 billion 2008
89 Trinidad and Tobago 8.81 billion 2007
90 Kyrgyzstan 8.69 billion 2008
91 United Arab Emirates 6.92 billion 1999
92 Namibia 6.73 billion 2007
93 Finland 6.5 billion 2008
94 Switzerland 6.36 billion 2007
95 Lithuania 6.19 billion 2008
96 Tunisia 5.74 billion 2009
97 Bhutan 4.99 billion 2009
98 Bolivia 4.99 billion 2007
99 Vanuatu 3.81 billion 1999
100 Bulgaria 3.78 billion 2008
101 Kuwait 3.35 billion 2009
102 Moldova 2.94 billion 2008
103 Slovakia 2.82 billion 2008
104 Slovenia 2.67 billion 2008
105 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.66 billion 2008
106 Jordan 2.46 billion 2008
107 Lesotho 2.43 billion 2008
108 Nicaragua 2.4 billion 2001
109 Ecuador 2.38 billion 1994
110 Cyprus 2.3 billion 2008
111 Luxembourg 2.16 billion 2008
112 Ghana 2.15 billion 2008
113 Ethiopia 1.86 billion 2002
114 Maldives 1.82 billion 2008
115 El Salvador 1.51 billion 2008
116 Swaziland 1.48 billion 2003
117 Botswana 1.44 billion 1996
118 Panama 1.01 billion 2001
119 Georgia 913.1 million 2008
120 Latvia 898 million 2008
121 Seychelles 880.85 million 2008
122 Sudan 831.77 million 1999
123 Malta 827.7 million 2008
124 Barbados 809.15 million 2007
125 Papua New Guinea 715.36 million 2002
126 Oman 650.8 million 2001
127 Fiji 632.48 million 2006
128 The Bahamas 565.21 million 2008
129 Bahrain 564.88 million 2005
130 Netherlands Antilles 298.4 million 1995
131 San Marino 160.54 million 2006
132 Belize 132.42 million 1997
133 Saint Kitts and Nevis 132.42 million 2006
134 The Gambia 122.95 million 1990
135 Grenada 103.65 million 1995
136 Tajikistan 79.11 million 2004
137 Azerbaijan 76.61 million 1998

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