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Government > Spending > Other expense > % of expense: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Other expense is spending on dividends, rent, and other miscellaneous expenses, including provision for consumption of fixed capital.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iceland 36.61% 2008
2 Jamaica 33.36% 2008
3 Tajikistan 29.66% 2004
4 Niger 27.98% 2007
5 United States 26.91% 2009
6 Burkina Faso 23.05% 2008
7 Armenia 22.44% 2008
8 Costa Rica 20.13% 2008
9 Togo 18.93% 2008
10 Honduras 18.3% 2008
11 Qatar 18.17% 2008
12 Sierra Leone 17.92% 2004
13 Bhutan 17.77% 2009
14 Madagascar 15.96% 2007
15 Mali 15.92% 2008
16 Kuwait 15.29% 2009
17 El Salvador 14.82% 2008
18 Burundi 13.89% 1999
19 Namibia 13.88% 2007
20 Ethiopia 13.51% 2002
21 United Kingdom 12.95% 2008
22 Chile 12.6% 2008
23 Bangladesh 12.59% 2008
24 Colombia 12.36% 2003
25 Czech Republic 12.24% 2008
26 Ghana 12.23% 2008
27 Tunisia 11.87% 2009
28 Central African Republic 11.32% 2004
South Asia average (profile) 9.85% 2008
29 Guatemala 9.8% 2008
30 Sri Lanka 9.73% 2008
31 The Gambia 9.45% 1990
32 Israel 9.25% 2008
33 Georgia 9.11% 2008
34 Hungary 8.81% 2008
35 Morocco 8.64% 2008
36 Malta 8.56% 2008
37 Trinidad and Tobago 8.44% 2007
38 Fiji 8.21% 2006
39 Paraguay 8.08% 2008
40 Romania 7.97% 2008
41 Dominican Republic 7.8% 2007
42 Finland 7.78% 2008
43 Pakistan 7.51% 2007
44 Argentina 7.47% 2004
45 Poland 7.41% 2008
46 Belarus 7.32% 2008
47 Croatia 7.18% 2008
48 Russia 7.17% 2008
49 Cote d'Ivoire 7.13% 2008
50 Luxembourg 7% 2008
51 Sweden 6.94% 2008
52 Cape Verde 6.91% 2008
53 India 6.82% 2008
54 Zambia 6.8% 2007
55 New Zealand 6.71% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 6.63% 2008
56 Peru 6.58% 2008
57 Bolivia 6.55% 2007
58 Australia 6.54% 2008
59 Lesotho 6.49% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 6.48% 2008
60 Nicaragua 6.48% 2001
61 Lithuania 6.38% 2008
62 The Bahamas 6.27% 2008
Europe average (profile) 6.22% 2006
63 South Africa 6.21% 2008
64 Algeria 6.15% 2008
65 Bulgaria 5.92% 2008
66 Mauritius 5.87% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 5.84% 2003
67 San Marino 5.72% 2006
68 Austria 5.6% 2008
69 Moldova 5.59% 2008
70 Spain 5.51% 2008
71 Norway 5.48% 2008
European Union average (profile) 5.37% 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 5.26% 2008
72 Italy 5.21% 2008
73 Cambodia 5.03% 2006
74 European Union 4.88% 2008
75 Jordan 4.81% 2008
76 Slovakia 4.56% 2008
77 Switzerland 4.28% 2007
78 Philippines 4.19% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 4.02% 2008
79 Thailand 3.87% 2008
80 Turkey 3.79% 2008
81 Latvia 3.77% 2008
=82 China 3.72% 2006
=82 Germany 3.72% 2008
84 Afghanistan 3.65% 2008
85 Estonia 3.6% 2008
86 Ukraine 3.48% 2008
87 Kyrgyzstan 3.42% 2008
88 Lebanon 3.39% 2008
89 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.32% 2008
90 Netherlands 3.25% 2008
91 Canada 3.23% 2008
92 Greece 3% 2008
93 Bahrain 2.94% 2005
94 Slovenia 2.8% 2008
95 Venezuela 2.76% 2005
96 Laos 2.53% 2007
97 Swaziland 2.44% 2003
98 Kazakhstan 2.39% 2008
99 Belgium 2.32% 2008
100 Denmark 2.31% 2008
101 Brazil 2.11% 2008
102 France 1.94% 2008
103 Benin 1.89% 2008
104 Botswana 1.83% 1992
105 Azerbaijan 1.71% 1999
106 Portugal 1.59% 2008
107 Serbia and Montenegro 1.18% 2008
108 Cyprus 1.13% 2008
109 Papua New Guinea 1.12% 1993
110 Grenada 1% 1995
111 Ireland 0.98% 2008
112 Barbados 0.95% 2007
113 Mongolia 0.82% 2007
114 Panama 0.62% 2000
115 Malaysia 0.56% 2003
116 Belize 0.44% 1997
117 Uganda 0.43% 2008
118 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.4% 2006
119 Seychelles 0.29% 2007
120 Guinea 0.21% 1992
121 Kenya 0.18% 2008
122 Indonesia 0.16% 2004
123 Uruguay 0.1% 2000
=124 Congo, Republic of the 0.04% 2005
=124 Netherlands Antilles 0.04% 1991
126 Oman 0.03% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Spending > Other 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/Other-expense/%-of-expense

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