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Labor > Unemployment benefit as % of GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Expenditure on unemployment benefits as % of GDP (Year 1998).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Denmark 3.4% of GDP 1998
=2 Netherlands 2.6% of GDP 1998
=2 Finland 2.6% of GDP 1998
4 Belgium 2.5% of GDP 1998
5 Sweden 1.9% of GDP 1998
6 France 1.8% of GDP 1998
7 Ireland 1.7% of GDP 1998
8 New Zealand 1.6% of GDP 1998
9 Germany 1.3% of GDP 1998
10 Australia 1.1% of GDP 1998
=11 Switzerland 1% of GDP 1998
=11 Canada 1% of GDP 1998
13 Austria 0.9% of GDP 1998
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.829% of GDP 1998
14 Italy 0.7% of GDP 1998
=15 Japan 0.5% of GDP 1998
=15 Norway 0.5% of GDP 1998
17 United Kingdom 0.3% of GDP 1998
18 United States 0.2% of GDP 1998

Citation

"Countries Compared by Labor > Unemployment benefit as % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Annex to GECD Society at a Glance 2002. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Labor/Unemployment-benefit-as-%-of-GDP

Labor > Unemployment benefit as % of GDP: Countries Compared Map

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