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Heavily indebted countries Compared by Economy > GDP > Composition, by end use > Government consumption

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from Economy > GDP > Composition, by end use, which shows who does the spending in an economy: consumers, businesses, government, and foreigners. The distribution gives the percentage contribution to total GDP of household consumption, government consumption, investment in fixed capital, investment in inventories, exports of goods and services, and imports of goods and services, and will total 100 percent of GDP if the data are complete.
household consumption consists of expenditures by resident households, and by nonprofit institutions that serve households, on goods and services that are consumed by individuals. This includes consumption of both domestically produced and foreign goods and services.
government consumption consists of government expenditures on goods and services. These figures exclude government transfer payments, such as interest on debt, unemployment, and social security, since such payments are not made in exchange for goods and services supplied.
investment in fixed capital consists of total business spending on fixed assets, such as factories, machinery, equipment, dwellings, and inventories of raw materials, which provide the basis for future production. It is measured gross of the depreciation of the assets, i.e., it includes investment that merely replaces worn-out or scrapped capital. Earlier editions of The World Factbook referred to this concept as Investment (gross fixed) and that data now have been moved to this new field.
investment in inventories consists of net changes to the stock of outputs that are still held by the units that produce them, awaiting further sale to an end user, such as automobiles sitting on a dealer’s lot or groceries on the store shelves. This figure may be positive or negative. If the stock of unsold output increases during the relevant time period, investment in inventories is positive, but, if the stock of unsold goods declines, it will be negative. Investment in inventories normally is an early indicator of the state of the economy. If the stock of unsold items increases unexpectedly – because people stop buying - the economy may be entering a recession; but if the stock of unsold items falls - and goods "go flying off the shelves" - businesses normally try to replace those stocks, and the economy is likely to accelerate.
exports of goods and services consist of sales, barter, gifts, or grants of goods and services from residents to nonresidents.
imports of goods and ...
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CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Zimbabwe 29.4% 2013
2 Netherlands 28.4% 2013
3 Eritrea 26.8% 2013
4 Iceland 25.3% 2013
5 Belgium 24.9% 2013
6 France 24.7% 2013
7 Israel 22.9% 2013
8 Jordan 21.9% 2013
9 United Kingdom 21.8% 2013
10 Canada 21.7% 2013
11 Malta 21.2% 2013
12 Malawi 21% 2013
13 Serbia 20.6% 2013
=14 Japan 20.5% 2013
=14 Italy 20.5% 2013
16 Hungary 20.3% 2013
17 Spain 20.2% 2013
18 Cyprus 20.1% 2013
19 United States 19.5% 2013
20 Germany 19.3% 2013
21 Morocco 19.2% 2013
22 Austria 19% 2013
23 Cape Verde 18.4% 2013
24 Portugal 18.3% 2013
25 Dominica 18.1% 2013
26 Greece 17.8% 2013
27 Saint Lucia 17.7% 2013
=28 Belize 17.3% 2013
=28 Antigua and Barbuda 17.3% 2013
30 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16.4% 2013
31 Barbados 16.1% 2013
=32 Grenada 15.9% 2013
=32 Jamaica 15.9% 2013
34 Puerto Rico 15.4% 2013
35 Ireland 15.3% 2013
36 Lebanon 15.2% 2013
37 Seychelles 14.7% 2013
38 Sri Lanka 13.5% 2013
39 Sao Tome and Principe 12.4% 2013
40 Egypt 11.6% 2013
41 Sudan 11.4% 2013
42 Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.6% 2013
43 Singapore 9.7% 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > GDP > Composition, by end use > Government consumption. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Heavily-indebted-countries/Economy/GDP/Composition,-by-end-use/Government-consumption

Heavily indebted countries Compared by Economy > GDP > Composition, by end use > Government consumption

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Interesting observations about Economy > GDP > Composition, by end use > Government consumption

  • Lesotho ranked first for GDP > composition, by end use > government consumption amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Denmark ranked first for GDP > composition, by end use > government consumption amongst Europe in 2013.
  • Niger ranked first for GDP > composition, by end use > government consumption amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for GDP > composition, by end use > government consumption amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2013.
  • Cuba ranked second for GDP > composition, by end use > government consumption amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • South Africa ranked first for GDP > composition, by end use > government consumption amongst Emerging markets in 2013.
  • Montserrat ranked first for GDP > composition, by end use > government consumption globally in 2013.
  • Israel ranked first for GDP > composition, by end use > government consumption amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2013.
  • Netherlands ranked second for GDP > composition, by end use > government consumption amongst European Union in 2013.
  • Brazil ranked second for GDP > composition, by end use > government consumption amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2013.
  • Afghanistan ranked first for GDP > composition, by end use > government consumption amongst Religious countries in 2013.
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