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Government > Spending > Subsidies and other transfers > Current LCU: 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 organisations, 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 Indonesia 244.99 trillion 2004
2 Japan 41.37 trillion 1990
3 Colombia 31.22 trillion 2003
4 Belarus 30.46 trillion 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 13.15 trillion 2004
5 Chile 10.19 trillion 2008
6 Hungary 7.57 trillion 2008
7 Russia 5.69 trillion 2008
8 India 4.65 trillion 2008
9 Lebanon 3.91 trillion 2008
10 Paraguay 2.69 trillion 2008
11 United States 2.56 trillion 2009
12 Zambia 2.52 trillion 2007
13 Uganda 1.91 trillion 2008
14 Kazakhstan 1.61 trillion 2008
15 China 1.46 trillion 2006
16 Algeria 1.25 trillion 2008
South Asia average (profile) 1.21 trillion 2008
17 Czech Republic 882.66 billion 2008
Europe average (profile) 785.99 billion 2006
18 Laos 766.32 billion 2007
19 Sweden 713.23 billion 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 664.66 billion 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 658.49 billion 2008
20 Mongolia 611.58 billion 2008
21 Serbia and Montenegro 598.16 billion 2008
22 Germany 581.96 billion 2008
23 Norway 519.53 billion 2008
24 Thailand 511.5 billion 2008
25 Cambodia 490.81 billion 2006
26 Costa Rica 485.2 billion 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 480.16 billion 2008
27 France 465.29 billion 2008
European Union average (profile) 442.87 billion 2008
=28 Pakistan 434.22 billion 2007
=28 South Africa 434.22 billion 2008
30 Congo, Republic of the 423.85 billion 2005
31 Italy 411.71 billion 2008
32 Brazil 375.68 billion 2008
33 Armenia 325.89 billion 2008
34 United Kingdom 317.02 billion 2008
35 Poland 309.36 billion 2008
36 Cote d'Ivoire 250.7 billion 2008
37 Ukraine 250.02 billion 2008
38 Philippines 244.1 billion 2008
39 Spain 226.76 billion 2008
40 Madagascar 216.79 billion 2007
41 Australia 201.9 billion 2008
42 Sri Lanka 192.15 billion 2008
43 Netherlands 192 billion 2008
44 Canada 190.41 billion 2008
45 Bangladesh 186.56 billion 2008
46 Senegal 178.7 billion 2001
47 Iceland 148.43 billion 2008
48 Benin 147.39 billion 2008
49 Kenya 140.94 billion 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 127.84 billion 2008
50 Belgium 118.09 billion 2008
51 Denmark 106.53 billion 2008
52 Romania 102.41 billion 2008
53 Israel 91.01 billion 2008
54 Turkey 89.14 billion 2008
55 Uruguay 81.65 billion 2008
56 Austria 75.75 billion 2008
57 Mali 75.01 billion 2008
58 Morocco 74.04 billion 2008
59 Switzerland 68.3 billion 2007
60 Sierra Leone 65.33 billion 2004
61 Croatia 63.56 billion 2008
62 Dominican Republic 58.52 billion 2007
63 Cameroon 57.94 billion 1994
64 Greece 49.23 billion 2008
65 Democratic Republic of the Congo 48.6 billion 2001
66 Venezuela 48.46 billion 2005
67 Finland 46.16 billion 2008
68 Burkina Faso 43.43 billion 2008
69 Argentina 41.01 billion 2004
70 Togo 38.13 billion 2008
71 Portugal 35.46 billion 2008
72 Estonia 34.59 billion 2008
73 Peru 30.31 billion 2008
74 Guinea 27.44 billion 1992
75 Ireland 25.27 billion 2008
76 Malaysia 24.94 billion 2003
77 Lithuania 22.8 billion 2008
78 Jamaica 22.32 billion 2008
79 Niger 22.22 billion 2007
80 New Zealand 21.99 billion 2007
81 Afghanistan 19.33 billion 2008
82 Mauritius 17.19 billion 2008
83 Slovakia 13.99 billion 2008
84 Trinidad and Tobago 13.51 billion 2007
85 Guatemala 12.76 billion 2008
86 Bulgaria 12.39 billion 2008
87 Moldova 11.79 billion 2008
88 Kyrgyzstan 11.3 billion 2008
89 Bolivia 10.49 billion 2007
90 Kuwait 10.02 billion 2009
91 Qatar 9.91 billion 2008
92 Luxembourg 9.81 billion 2008
93 Zimbabwe 9.5 billion 1997
94 Cape Verde 9.13 billion 2008
95 Slovenia 8.58 billion 2008
96 Burundi 8.55 billion 1996
97 Honduras 7.38 billion 2008
98 Tunisia 6 billion 2009
99 Ethiopia 5.77 billion 2002
100 Nicaragua 5.13 billion 2001
101 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.32 billion 2008
102 Latvia 3.1 billion 2008
103 Georgia 2.51 billion 2008
104 Cyprus 2.23 billion 2008
105 Namibia 1.99 billion 2007
106 Jordan 1.98 billion 2008
107 Ghana 1.87 billion 2008
108 Rwanda 1.86 billion 1992
109 Botswana 1.78 billion 1996
110 Barbados 1.17 billion 2007
111 Malta 1.06 billion 2008
112 Lesotho 982.15 million 2008
113 El Salvador 906.9 million 2008
114 Swaziland 752.91 million 2003
115 Panama 684.27 million 2001
116 Seychelles 632.39 million 2008
117 Azerbaijan 422.54 million 1999
118 Papua New Guinea 422.28 million 2002
119 Maldives 412.3 million 2008
120 Bhutan 341.69 million 2009
121 The Bahamas 296.36 million 2008
122 Fiji 288.73 million 2006
123 Tajikistan 229.14 million 2004
124 Vanuatu 228 million 1990
125 Oman 200.1 million 2001
126 San Marino 175.78 million 2006
127 Sudan 162.82 million 1999
128 Singapore 119 million 2008
129 Bahrain 118.98 million 2005
130 Netherlands Antilles 106.1 million 1995
131 The Gambia 52.13 million 1990
132 Saint Kitts and Nevis 45.07 million 2006
133 Belize 24.22 million 1997
134 Grenada 13.13 million 1995

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"Countries Compared by Government > Spending > Subsidies and other transfers > Current LCU. 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/Subsidies-and-other-transfers/Current-LCU

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