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

DEFINITION: Subsidies and other transfers (% of expense). 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 Switzerland 82.62% 2008
2 Germany 81.65% 2011
3 Netherlands 80.66% 2011
4 Spain 76.63% 2011
5 Czech Republic 74.27% 2011
6 Finland 72.29% 2011
7 Japan 71.62% 2011
8 Luxembourg 71.15% 2011
9 Australia 70.84% 2011
10 Belarus 70.17% 2011
11 Poland 69.93% 2011
12 Sweden 69.81% 2011
13 Slovakia 69.65% 2011
14 Austria 69.59% 2011
15 Canada 69.43% 2011
16 Latvia 68.96% 2011
17 Bulgaria 68.9% 2011
18 Norway 68.73% 2011
19 Ukraine 67.69% 2011
20 Russia 67.62% 2011
21 Italy 66.75% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 66.17% 2011
22 United States 65.63% 2011
23 Lithuania 65.49% 2011
24 Kazakhstan 64.73% 2011
25 European Union 64.2% 2011
26 China 63.84% 2004
27 Ethiopia 63.67% 2011
28 Venezuela 63.57% 2005
29 Slovenia 62.91% 2011
30 South Africa 62.67% 2011
31 Hungary 61.49% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 61.35% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 60.99% 2011
European Union average (profile) 60.72% 2011
32 Romania 60.57% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 59.8% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 58.68% 2011
33 South Korea 58.59% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 58.58% 2011
Europe average (profile) 57.55% 2011
34 Serbia 56.84% 2011
35 Portugal 56.65% 2011
36 Moldova 56.48% 2011
37 Indonesia 55.55% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 55.29% 2011
38 Belgium 54.79% 2011
39 Croatia 54.35% 2011
40 France 54.34% 2011
41 Colombia 54.2% 2011
42 United Kingdom 53.75% 2011
43 Nigeria 52.84% 2008
44 Greece 52.7% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 51.79% 2011
45 Argentina 50.1% 2004
46 Peru 49.47% 2011
47 Brazil 49.44% 2011
48 Nepal 49.15% 2012
49 Republic of Macedonia 49.07% 2008
50 Georgia 48.92% 2012
51 Mongolia 48.09% 2011
52 Estonia 47.18% 2011
53 Chile 47.08% 2011
54 Bosnia and Herzegovina 46.87% 2011
55 Uruguay 46.85% 2011
56 Bolivia 46.71% 2007
57 Kyrgyzstan 45.39% 2011
58 Algeria 44.91% 2011
59 Tunisia 44.58% 2011
60 Malaysia 44.55% 2012
61 Turkey 42.79% 2011
62 Malta 42.66% 2011
63 Barbados 41.88% 2010
64 Trinidad and Tobago 41.85% 2010
65 Albania 41.71% 2004
66 Egypt 41.62% 2011
67 Uganda 40.92% 2011
68 Kenya 39.82% 2011
69 Morocco 39.22% 2011
70 Ireland 39.2% 2011
71 Jordan 38.35% 2012
72 Botswana 38.22% 1996
73 San Marino 37.55% 2011
74 Cyprus 36.59% 2011
75 Armenia 36% 2011
76 Iceland 34.94% 2011
77 New Zealand 34.59% 2011
78 Democratic Republic of the Congo 34.48% 2010
79 Macau 34.45% 2012
80 Bangladesh 34.4% 2011
81 Senegal 34.34% 2001
82 Nicaragua 34.33% 2011
83 Iran 34.32% 2009
84 Mauritius 33.12% 2011
85 Ghana 33.03% 2011
86 Togo 32.94% 2011
87 Thailand 32.28% 2011
88 Guatemala 31.82% 2011
89 Israel 31.36% 2012
90 Cape Verde 30.12% 2009
91 Benin 29.98% 2011
92 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 29.73% 2011
93 Paraguay 28.63% 2011
94 Zimbabwe 27.67% 1997
95 Lebanon 27.43% 2011
96 Tajikistan 27.03% 2004
97 Dominican Republic 26.23% 2010
98 El Salvador 26.05% 2011
99 Liberia 25.34% 2011
100 Panama 25.01% 2001
101 Madagascar 24.79% 2008
102 Pakistan 24.22% 2012
103 Kuwait 24.08% 2011
104 Sierra Leone 24.01% 2011
105 Azerbaijan 23.86% 2011
106 Swaziland 22.62% 2003
107 Cambodia 22.53% 2011
108 India 21.73% 2011
109 The Bahamas 21.57% 2011
110 Yemen 21.43% 1999
111 Sri Lanka 20.97% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 20.75% 2011
112 Belize 20.66% 2009
113 Fiji 20.44% 2006
114 Philippines 19.68% 2012
115 Republic of the Congo 19.35% 2005
116 Grenada 17.23% 2011
117 Hong Kong 17.21% 2011
118 Denmark 17.2% 2011
119 Cameroon 16.95% 1999
120 Papua New Guinea 16.4% 2002
121 Mali 16.23% 2010
122 Qatar 15.75% 2010
123 Oman 15.56% 2012
124 Zambia 15.27% 2010
125 Burundi 14.31% 1996
126 Lesotho 14.3% 2008
127 Namibia 13.33% 2007
128 The Gambia 12.16% 1990
129 Laos 11.97% 2011
130 Saint Kitts and Nevis 11.95% 2011
131 Guinea 11.83% 1999
132 Maldives 10.98% 2011
133 Burkina Faso 10.89% 2011
134 Costa Rica 10.54% 2011
135 Seychelles 10.22% 2012
136 Bahrain 10.14% 2007
137 Niger 9.28% 2007
138 Jamaica 8.35% 2011
139 Sudan 7.95% 1999
140 Honduras 7.26% 2012
141 Vanuatu 5.86% 1990
142 Rwanda 4.58% 1992
143 Bhutan 2.4% 2009
144 Afghanistan 2.06% 2011
145 Singapore 0.234% 2011

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"Countries Compared by Labor > Subsidies and other transfers > % of expense. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Subsidies-and-other-transfers/%-of-expense

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