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Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Economy > Government expenditure

DEFINITION: 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.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 2.43 trillion 2009
2 Japan 1 trillion 2009
3 Germany 655.89 billion 2009
4 France 652.58 billion 2009
5 United Kingdom 510.02 billion 2009
6 Italy 455.4 billion 2009
7 Canada 292.14 billion 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Government expenditure. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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/Group-of-7-countries-(G7)/Economy/Government-expenditure

Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by Economy > Government expenditure

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Interesting observations about Economy > Government expenditure

  • United States ranked first for government expenditure amongst Christian countries in 2009.
  • European Union has had the highest government expenditure since 1986.
  • Germany ranked first for government expenditure amongst Europe in 2009.
  • Brazil ranked first for government expenditure amongst Hot countries in 2009.
  • China ranked first for government expenditure amongst Emerging markets in 2009.
  • France ranked first for government expenditure amongst Catholic countries in 2009.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for government expenditure amongst Muslim countries in 2009.
  • Mexico ranked first for government expenditure amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2009.
  • Japan ranked second for government expenditure amongst High income OECD countries in 2009.
  • Russia ranked first for government expenditure amongst Former Soviet republics in 2009.
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