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Government > Spending > Goods and services expense > % of expense: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Goods and services include all government payments in exchange for goods and services used for the production of market and nonmarket goods and services. Own-account capital formation is excluded.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Maldives 67.76% 2008
2 Oman 54.24% 2001
3 Rwanda 51.75% 1992
4 United Arab Emirates 45.7% 1999
5 Afghanistan 42.28% 2008
6 Lesotho 42.13% 2008
7 Sudan 41.48% 1999
8 Cambodia 40.84% 2006
9 Singapore 39.74% 2008
10 Laos 37.02% 2007
11 Democratic Republic of the Congo 36.36% 2001
12 Papua New Guinea 35.21% 2002
13 Mali 32.92% 2008
14 Bhutan 32.66% 2009
15 Vanuatu 32.23% 1999
16 Cote d'Ivoire 31.99% 2008
17 Zambia 31.89% 2007
18 Pakistan 31.13% 2007
19 Guinea 30.79% 1992
20 New Zealand 30.25% 2007
21 Niger 29.6% 2007
22 Qatar 29.15% 2008
23 Swaziland 29.12% 2003
24 Botswana 28.87% 1996
25 Kyrgyzstan 28.83% 2008
26 Tajikistan 28.76% 2004
27 Azerbaijan 28.45% 1998
28 The Gambia 28.32% 1990
29 Sierra Leone 27.78% 2004
30 Uganda 27.68% 2008
31 Israel 27.6% 2008
32 Georgia 27.16% 2008
33 Mongolia 27.11% 2008
34 Thailand 27% 2008
35 China 26.99% 2006
36 Saint Kitts and Nevis 26.72% 2006
37 Central African Republic 26.66% 2004
38 Malaysia 25.95% 2003
39 Bahrain 25.3% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 25.19% 2008
40 Senegal 25.04% 2001
41 Seychelles 24.69% 2008
42 Philippines 24.57% 2008
43 Belize 24.52% 1997
44 Ethiopia 24.15% 2002
45 Bosnia and Herzegovina 22.8% 2008
46 Benin 22.51% 2008
47 Burundi 22.09% 1996
48 San Marino 21.59% 2006
49 Burkina Faso 20.94% 2008
50 Togo 20.87% 2008
51 The Bahamas 20.84% 2008
52 Nicaragua 20.28% 2001
53 Kazakhstan 20.26% 2008
54 Namibia 20.06% 2007
55 Kenya 19.8% 2008
56 Moldova 19.48% 2008
57 Dominican Republic 19.21% 2007
58 Peru 18.07% 2008
59 Congo, Republic of the 17.93% 2005
60 United Kingdom 17.53% 2008
61 Netherlands Antilles 17.25% 1995
62 Iceland 17.22% 2008
63 Trinidad and Tobago 17.04% 2007
64 Grenada 16.8% 1995
65 Cape Verde 16.62% 2008
66 Fiji 16.57% 2006
67 El Salvador 16.51% 2008
68 Panama 16.47% 2001
69 Honduras 15.7% 2008
70 United States 15.67% 2008
71 Guatemala 15.2% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 15.11% 2003
72 Uruguay 14.95% 2008
73 Sri Lanka 14.31% 2008
74 Bolivia 14.2% 2007
75 Malta 14.04% 2008
76 Madagascar 13.95% 2007
77 Russia 13.84% 2008
78 Romania 13.44% 2008
79 Barbados 13.42% 2007
=80 Cameroon 13.41% 1994
=80 Zimbabwe 13.41% 1997
82 Serbia and Montenegro 13.35% 2008
83 Slovenia 13.21% 2008
84 Estonia 13.14% 2008
85 Bulgaria 12.92% 2008
86 Brazil 12.82% 2008
87 Lithuania 12.62% 2008
=88 Bangladesh 12.42% 2008
=88 South Africa 12.42% 2008
Europe average (profile) 12.28% 2006
90 Costa Rica 12.17% 2008
91 Ghana 12% 2008
92 Ireland 11.97% 2008
93 Armenia 11.88% 2008
94 Belarus 11.85% 2008
95 Algeria 11.7% 2008
96 Cyprus 11.68% 2008
97 Ukraine 11.56% 2008
98 Sweden 11.51% 2008
99 Mauritius 11.21% 2008
100 Latvia 11.09% 2008
101 Norway 10.95% 2008
102 India 10.83% 2008
103 Australia 10.75% 2008
104 Kuwait 10.57% 2009
105 Slovakia 10.52% 2008
106 Paraguay 10.45% 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 9.93% 2008
=107 Finland 9.76% 2008
=107 Chile 9.76% 2008
109 Croatia 9.66% 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 9.53% 2008
110 Hungary 9.44% 2008
European Union average (profile) 9.36% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 9.32% 2008
111 European Union 9.29% 2008
112 Greece 9.13% 2008
113 Colombia 9% 2003
114 Denmark 8.94% 2008
115 Canada 8.9% 2008
116 Morocco 8.52% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 8.48% 2008
117 Switzerland 8.3% 2007
118 Turkey 8.25% 2008
119 Mexico 7.87% 2000
120 Jamaica 7.84% 2008
121 Jordan 7.73% 2008
122 Poland 7.67% 2008
123 Indonesia 7.64% 2004
124 Netherlands 7.24% 2008
125 Portugal 6.47% 2008
126 Luxembourg 6.27% 2008
127 France 6.18% 2008
=128 Ecuador 6.14% 1994
=128 Austria 6.14% 2008
130 Venezuela 6% 2005
131 Czech Republic 5.75% 2008
132 Tunisia 5.69% 2009
133 Germany 5.05% 2008
134 Argentina 4.58% 2004
135 Spain 4.25% 2008
136 Italy 3.82% 2008
137 Lebanon 3.42% 2008
138 Belgium 2.65% 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Spending > Goods and services expense > % of expense. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Spending/Goods-and-services-expense/%-of-expense

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