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Former British colonies Compared by Economy > Spending > General government final consumption expenditure > Current US$, % of GDP

DEFINITION: General government final consumption expenditure (current US$). General government final consumption expenditure (formerly general government consumption) includes all government current expenditures for purchases of goods and services (including compensation of employees). It also includes most expenditures on national defense and security, but excludes government military expenditures that are part of government capital formation. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Lesotho 38.12% 2012
2 Namibia 25.16% 2012
3 Zimbabwe 24.4% 2012
4 Barbados 23.92% 2011
5 Israel 23.03% 2011
6 Canada 20.92% 2012
7 Bhutan 20.78% 2011
8 Zambia 20.58% 2011
9 New Zealand 20.51% 2012
10 Malawi 19.91% 2011
11 Botswana 19.3% 2012
12 Jordan 18.99% 2012
13 Kenya 18.77% 2012
14 Dominica 18.09% 2012
15 Australia 17.93% 2012
16 Saint Lucia 17.66% 2012
17 Antigua and Barbuda 17.3% 2012
18 Brunei 17.27% 2012
19 Somalia 16.98% 1984
20 Tanzania 16.82% 2012
21 Maldives 16.8% 2005
22 United States 16.25% 2012
23 Jamaica 16.22% 2012
24 Belize 16.21% 2011
25 Grenada 15.92% 2012
26 Swaziland 15.31% 2011
27 The Bahamas 14.91% 2012
28 Kuwait 14.83% 2011
29 Fiji 14.77% 2008
30 Bahrain 13.75% 2011
31 Malaysia 13.58% 2012
32 Ghana 13.57% 2012
33 Sri Lanka 13.47% 2012
34 Guyana 13.19% 2012
35 Qatar 12.31% 2011
36 India 11.84% 2012
37 Yemen 11.8% 2010
38 Nigeria 11.78% 2012
39 Sudan 11.78% 2012
40 Egypt 11.61% 2012
41 Uganda 11.32% 2011
42 Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.59% 2012
43 Pakistan 10.19% 2012
44 Sierra Leone 10.09% 2011
45 Singapore 9.66% 2012
46 The Gambia 9.61% 2011
47 Trinidad and Tobago 9.51% 2008
48 United Arab Emirates 7.32% 2011
49 Bangladesh 5.62% 2012

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Spending > General government final consumption expenditure > Current US$, % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank national accounts data. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-British-colonies/Economy/Spending/General-government-final-consumption-expenditure/Current-US$,-%-of-GDP

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