Economy > Spending > General government final consumption expenditure > Current LCU: Group totals

DEFINITION: General government final consumption expenditure (current LCU). 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 local currency.


Emerging markets 898.44 trillion 2012
Muslim countries 718.28 trillion 2011
High income OECD countries 324.16 trillion 2012
Non-religious countries 300.37 trillion 2012
Christian countries 168.03 trillion 2010
Former French colonies 160.5 trillion 2010
Religious countries 155.71 trillion 2012
Former Spanish colonies 147.47 trillion 2012
Latin America and Caribbean 133 trillion 2011
Heavily indebted countries 115.49 trillion 2011
Former Soviet republics 114.77 trillion 2012
Landlocked countries 113.94 trillion 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) 101.96 trillion 2012
Catholic countries 100.59 trillion 2008
Cold countries 88.11 trillion 2011
Europe 62 trillion 2011
Eastern Europe 56.87 trillion 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa 55.33 trillion 2011
Former British colonies 54.68 trillion 2011
South and Central Asia 41.28 trillion 2012
South Asia 14.61 trillion 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa 12.2 trillion 2010
European Union 7.87 trillion 2011
OPEC countries 6 trillion 2008
NATO countries 5.72 trillion 2012
failed states 2.6 trillion 2002
Eurozone 2.03 trillion 2011
Potential Future EU Members 832.15 billion 2012

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