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Media > Information and communication technology spending > Current US$: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Information and communications technology expenditures include computer hardware (computers, storage devices, printers, and other peripherals); computer software (operating systems, programming tools, utilities, applications, and internal software development); computer services (information technology consulting, computer and network systems integration, Web hosting, data processing services, and other services); and communications services (voice and data communications services) and wired and wireless communications equipment.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States $991.69 billion 2009
2 Japan $349.16 billion 2009
3 China $287.82 billion 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) $286.49 billion 2009
4 Germany $181.18 billion 2009
5 United Kingdom $153.19 billion 2009
6 France $135.93 billion 2009
7 Italy $104.47 billion 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) $95.45 billion 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) $90.24 billion 2009
8 Canada $89.81 billion 2009
9 Brazil $73.05 billion 2009
10 Spain $72.64 billion 2009
11 India $52.35 billion 2009
12 Russia $50.05 billion 2009
13 Netherlands $49.34 billion 2009
14 Mexico $45.33 billion 2009
15 Australia $44.59 billion 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) $34.71 billion 2009
16 Switzerland $33.71 billion 2009
17 Turkey $27.46 billion 2009
18 South Africa $27.02 billion 2009
19 Poland $26.20 billion 2009
20 Sweden $25.27 billion 2009
21 Saudi Arabia $25.15 billion 2009
22 Belgium $24.23 billion 2009
23 Malaysia $21.98 billion 2009
24 Austria $20.98 billion 2009
25 Thailand $17.54 billion 2009
26 Indonesia $17.47 billion 2009
27 Denmark $15.74 billion 2009
28 Finland $15.42 billion 2009
29 Greece $15.38 billion 2009
30 Norway $15.11 billion 2009
31 Czech Republic $15.05 billion 2009
32 Portugal $13.47 billion 2009
33 United Arab Emirates $12.55 billion 2009
34 Morocco $12.30 billion 2009
35 Singapore $12.19 billion 2009
36 Ireland $11.55 billion 2009
37 Philippines $10.79 billion 2009
38 Hungary $10.75 billion 2009
39 Colombia $10.46 billion 2009
40 Venezuela $10.29 billion 2009
41 Israel $9.85 billion 2009
42 Romania $9.44 billion 2009
43 Bangladesh $8.36 billion 2009
44 Chile $8.11 billion 2009
45 Ukraine $8.00 billion 2009
46 Pakistan $7.26 billion 2009
47 Nigeria $6.43 billion 2009
48 New Zealand $6.19 billion 2009
49 Slovakia $6.08 billion 2009
50 Peru $4.60 billion 2009
51 Kuwait $4.56 billion 2009
52 Vietnam $4.53 billion 2009
53 Algeria $3.87 billion 2009
54 Ecuador $3.07 billion 2009
55 Bulgaria $3.00 billion 2009
56 Slovenia $2.26 billion 2009
57 Tunisia $2.04 billion 2009
58 Costa Rica $1.93 billion 2009
59 Sri Lanka $1.86 billion 2009
60 Kenya $1.76 billion 2009
61 Jordan $1.61 billion 2009
62 Senegal $1.39 billion 2009
63 Panama $1.35 billion 2009
64 Uruguay $1.34 billion 2009
65 Honduras $1.30 billion 2009
66 Cameroon $1.09 billion 2009
67 Bolivia $896.34 million 2009
68 Jamaica $470.66 million 2009
69 Zimbabwe $216.38 million 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Media > Information and communication technology spending > Current US$. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Information Technology and Services Alliance, Digital Planet: The Global Information Economy, and Global Insight, Inc. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Media/Information-and-communication-technology-spending/Current-US$

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Interesting observations about Media > Information and communication technology spending > Current US$

  • United States has had the highest information and communication technology spending > current US$ since 2003.
  • China ranked first for information and communication technology spending > current US$ amongst Emerging markets in 2009.
  • Zimbabwe has ranked last for information and communication technology spending > current US$ since 2003.
  • Germany ranked first for information and communication technology spending > current US$ amongst European Union in 2009.
  • Canada ranked last for information and communication technology spending > current US$ amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2009.
  • Japan ranked second for information and communication technology spending > current US$ amongst High income OECD countries in 2009.
  • United Kingdom ranked second for information and communication technology spending > current US$ amongst NATO countries in 2009.
  • France ranked first for information and communication technology spending > current US$ amongst Catholic countries in 2009.
  • Vietnam ranked last for information and communication technology spending > current US$ amongst Non-religious countries in 2009.
  • Mexico ranked first for information and communication technology spending > current US$ amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2009.
  • Brazil ranked first for information and communication technology spending > current US$ amongst Religious countries in 2009.
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