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Economy > Welfare Stats: compare key data on Germany & United States

Definitions

  • Revenue, excluding grants > Current LCU: Revenue, excluding grants (current LCU). Revenue is cash receipts from taxes, social contributions, and other revenues such as fines, fees, rent, and income from property or sales. Grants are also considered as revenue but are excluded here.
  • Revenue, excluding grants > Current LCU per capita: Revenue, excluding grants (current LCU). Revenue is cash receipts from taxes, social contributions, and other revenues such as fines, fees, rent, and income from property or sales. Grants are also considered as revenue but are excluded here. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Social contributions > % of revenue: Social contributions (% of revenue). Social contributions include social security contributions by employees, employers, and self-employed individuals, and other contributions whose source cannot be determined. They also include actual or imputed contributions to social insurance schemes operated by governments.
  • Social contributions > Current LCU: Social contributions (current LCU). Social contributions include social security contributions by employees, employers, and self-employed individuals, and other contributions whose source cannot be determined. They also include actual or imputed contributions to social insurance schemes operated by governments.
  • Social contributions > Current LCU per capita: Social contributions (current LCU). Social contributions include social security contributions by employees, employers, and self-employed individuals, and other contributions whose source cannot be determined. They also include actual or imputed contributions to social insurance schemes operated by governments. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
STAT Germany United States HISTORY
Revenue, excluding grants > Current LCU 755.34 billion
Ranked 35th.
2.54 trillion
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than Germany

Revenue, excluding grants > Current LCU per capita 9,234.25
Ranked 63th. 13% more than United States
8,158.36
Ranked 69th.

Social contributions > % of revenue 54.72%
Ranked 1st. 54% more than United States
35.62%
Ranked 16th.

Social contributions > Current LCU 416.57 billion
Ranked 13th.
905.45 billion
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Germany

Social contributions > Current LCU per capita 5,092.69
Ranked 25th. 75% more than United States
2,905.93
Ranked 37th.

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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