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Eurozone Compared by Economy > Gross national saving

DEFINITION: Gross national saving is derived by deducting final consumption expenditure (household plus government) from Gross national disposable income, and consists of personal saving, plus business saving (the sum of the capital consumption allowance and retained business profits), plus government saving (the excess of tax revenues over expenditures), but excludes foreign saving (the excess of imports of goods and services over exports). The figures are presented as a percent of GDP. A negative number indicates that the economy as a whole is spending more income than it produces, thus drawing down national wealth (dissaving).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Netherlands 27.5% of GDP 2012
2 Estonia 26.4% of GDP 2012
3 Latvia 24.6% of GDP 2012
4 Austria 24.4% of GDP 2012
5 Germany 24.3% of GDP 2012
6 Slovakia 23% of GDP 2012
7 Slovenia 19.8% of GDP 2012
=8 Belgium 19.6% of GDP 2012
=8 Finland 19.6% of GDP 2012
10 Spain 18.6% of GDP 2012
11 France 17.6% of GDP 2012
12 Italy 17.2% of GDP 2012
13 Ireland 15.3% of GDP 2012
14 Portugal 15% of GDP 2012
15 Malta 14.3% of GDP 2012
16 Greece 10.2% of GDP 2012
17 Cyprus 6.6% of GDP 2012

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