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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Economy > Welfare stats

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  • 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 Japan United States HISTORY
Revenue, excluding grants > Current LCU 53.45 trillion
Ranked 5th. 21 times more than United States
2.54 trillion
Ranked 19th.

Revenue, excluding grants > Current LCU per capita 418,195.42
Ranked 14th. 51 times more than United States
8,158.36
Ranked 69th.

Social contributions > % of revenue 0.984%
Ranked 64th.
35.62%
Ranked 16th. 36 times more than Japan

Social contributions > Current LCU 535.4 billion
Ranked 10th.
905.45 billion
Ranked 8th. 69% more than Japan

Social contributions > Current LCU per capita 4,188.79
Ranked 31st. 44% 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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