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Latin America and Caribbean 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 Cuba 39.88% 2008
2 Aruba 25.63% 2011
3 Barbados 23.92% 2011
4 Suriname 23.34% 2005
5 Brazil 21.45% 2012
6 Dominica 18.09% 2012
7 Costa Rica 17.87% 2012
8 Saint Lucia 17.66% 2012
9 Antigua and Barbuda 17.3% 2012
10 Argentina 16.79% 2012
11 Colombia 16.51% 2012
12 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16.39% 2012
13 Jamaica 16.22% 2012
14 Belize 16.21% 2011
15 Honduras 16.02% 2012
16 Grenada 15.92% 2012
17 The Bahamas 14.91% 2012
18 Uruguay 13.8% 2012
19 Bolivia 13.46% 2012
20 Ecuador 13.45% 2012
21 Guyana 13.19% 2012
22 Paraguay 12.25% 2012
23 Chile 12.21% 2012
24 Venezuela 12.19% 2012
25 Mexico 11.64% 2012
26 El Salvador 11.2% 2012
27 Guatemala 10.66% 2012
28 Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.59% 2012
29 Panama 10.47% 2012
30 Peru 9.93% 2012
31 Trinidad and Tobago 9.51% 2008
32 Haiti 9.15% 2006
33 Nicaragua 8.8% 2012
34 Dominican Republic 8.12% 2012

Citation

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

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Economy > Spending > General government final consumption expenditure > Current US$, % of GDP

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