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Economy > Budget Stats: compare key data on United Kingdom & United States

Definitions

  • Expenditures: Expenditures calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms
  • Expenditures > Per $ GDP: Expenditures calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 $ gross domestic product.
  • Expenditures > Per capita: Expenditures calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Expenditures per capita: Expenditures calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Expenditures, % of GDP: Expenditures calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Revenues: Revenues calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms
  • Revenues > Per $ GDP: Revenues calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 $ gross domestic product.
  • Revenues > Per capita: Revenues calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Revenues per capita: Revenues calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Revenues, % of GDP: Revenues calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
STAT United Kingdom United States HISTORY
Expenditures $1.19 trillion
Ranked 6th.
$3.54 trillion
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United Kingdom

Expenditures > Per $ GDP $0.46 per $1 of GDP
Ranked 22nd. 2 times more than United States
$0.20 per $1 of GDP
Ranked 112th.

Expenditures > Per capita $20,386.26 per capita
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than United States
$9,065.55 per capita
Ranked 26th.

Expenditures per capita $18,531.85
Ranked 13th. 69% more than United States
$10,981.93
Ranked 24th.

Expenditures, % of GDP 51.15%
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than United States
23.56%
Ranked 100th.

Revenues $986.10 billion
Ranked 6th.
$2.45 trillion
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United Kingdom

Revenues > Per $ GDP $0.43 per $1 of GDP
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than United States
$0.18 per $1 of GDP
Ranked 115th.

Revenues > Per capita $18,987.68 per capita
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than United States
$8,527.60 per capita
Ranked 29th.

Revenues per capita $14,881.68
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than United States
$6,763.09
Ranked 33th.

Revenues, % of GDP 41.07%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than United States
14.51%
Ranked 126th.

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. 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.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

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