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Economy > Spending > General government final consumption expenditure > Current US$, % of GDP: Countries Compared

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 East Timor 91.82% 2011
2 Federated States of Micronesia 58.31% 1983
3 Cuba 39.88% 2008
4 Solomon Islands 39.19% 2006
5 Lesotho 38.12% 2012
6 Kiribati 36.98% 1992
7 South Sudan 29.82% 2012
8 Denmark 28.66% 2012
9 Netherlands 28.41% 2012
10 Sweden 26.84% 2012
11 Aruba 25.63% 2011
12 Iceland 25.2% 2012
13 Namibia 25.16% 2012
14 Djibouti 25.11% 2007
15 Belgium 24.93% 2012
16 Finland 24.84% 2012
17 France 24.74% 2012
18 Zimbabwe 24.4% 2012
19 Burundi 24.21% 2012
20 Barbados 23.92% 2011
21 Bosnia and Herzegovina 23.88% 2012
22 Suriname 23.34% 2005
23 Israel 23.03% 2011
24 Uzbekistan 22.7% 2012
25 South Africa 22.41% 2012
26 Moldova 22.29% 2012
27 United Kingdom 22.14% 2012
28 European Union 21.61% 2012
29 Brazil 21.45% 2012
30 Norway 21.31% 2012
31 Eritrea 21.08% 2011
32 Canada 20.92% 2012
33 Bhutan 20.78% 2011
34 Croatia 20.75% 2012
35 Montenegro 20.73% 2012
36 Czech Republic 20.59% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 20.58% 2012
37 Zambia 20.58% 2011
38 Malta 20.53% 2011
39 New Zealand 20.51% 2012
40 Japan 20.47% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 20.41% 2011
41 Saudi Arabia 20.35% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 20.34% 2012
42 Slovenia 20.32% 2011
43 Angola 20.3% 2012
44 French Polynesia 20.28% 2000
45 Italy 20.11% 2012
European Union average (profile) 20.09% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 20.06% 2012
46 Kyrgyzstan 19.95% 2012
47 Malawi 19.91% 2011
48 Algeria 19.89% 2012
49 Spain 19.79% 2012
50 Cyprus 19.7% 2010
51 Estonia 19.68% 2012
52 Germany 19.45% 2012
53 Ukraine 19.36% 2012
54 Burkina Faso 19.3% 2011
55 Botswana 19.3% 2012
56 Morocco 19.21% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 19.17% 2008
57 Jordan 18.99% 2012
58 Serbia 18.93% 2011
59 Tonga 18.9% 2012
Europe average (profile) 18.88% 2011
60 Lithuania 18.83% 2011
61 Austria 18.78% 2012
62 Kenya 18.77% 2012
63 Russia 18.63% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 18.3% 2011
64 Republic of Macedonia 18.26% 2012
65 Portugal 18.23% 2012
66 Cape Verde 18.17% 2011
67 Slovakia 18.09% 2011
68 Dominica 18.09% 2012
69 Vanuatu 18.07% 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 18.03% 2012
70 Ireland 17.99% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 17.98% 2011
71 Australia 17.93% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 17.89% 2012
72 Costa Rica 17.87% 2012
73 Poland 17.86% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 17.77% 2008
74 Greece 17.75% 2012
75 Saint Lucia 17.66% 2012
76 Georgia 17.63% 2012
77 Antigua and Barbuda 17.3% 2012
78 Brunei 17.27% 2012
79 Oman 17.2% 2011
80 Mali 17.09% 2011
81 Somalia 16.98% 1984
82 Luxembourg 16.89% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 16.83% 2011
83 Tanzania 16.82% 2012
84 Maldives 16.8% 2005
85 Argentina 16.79% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 16.68% 2012
86 Senegal 16.6% 2012
87 Colombia 16.51% 2012
88 Romania 16.49% 2012
89 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16.39% 2012
90 United States 16.25% 2012
91 Kosovo 16.24% 2012
92 Jamaica 16.22% 2012
93 Belize 16.21% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 16.08% 2011
94 Honduras 16.02% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 15.95% 2012
95 Grenada 15.92% 2012
96 South Korea 15.83% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 15.55% 2010
97 Latvia 15.53% 2011
98 Bulgaria 15.52% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 15.5% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 15.35% 2011
99 Papua New Guinea 15.31% 2004
100 Swaziland 15.31% 2011
101 Comoros 15.26% 2009
102 Liberia 15.18% 2012
103 Mauritania 15.16% 2012
104 Lebanon 15.03% 2012
105 The Bahamas 14.91% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 14.89% 2012
106 Kuwait 14.83% 2011
107 Fiji 14.77% 2008
108 Turkey 14.77% 2012
109 Belarus 14.56% 2012
110 Democratic Republic of the Congo 14.47% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 14.22% 2008
111 Niger 14.16% 2012
112 Mongolia 14.1% 2012
113 Uruguay 13.8% 2012
114 Tunisia 13.78% 2012
115 Cameroon 13.76% 2012
116 Bahrain 13.75% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 13.7% 2011
117 Mozambique 13.69% 2012
118 Malaysia 13.58% 2012
119 Thailand 13.58% 2012
120 Ghana 13.57% 2012
121 China 13.5% 2012
122 Sri Lanka 13.47% 2012
123 Bolivia 13.46% 2012
124 Ecuador 13.45% 2012
125 Mauritius 13.34% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 13.33% 2011
126 Guyana 13.19% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 13.11% 2008
127 Armenia 13.01% 2012
128 Guinea-Bissau 12.84% 2002
129 Afghanistan 12.72% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 12.61% 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12.55% 2012
130 Qatar 12.31% 2011
131 Paraguay 12.25% 2012
132 Chile 12.21% 2012
133 Venezuela 12.19% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 12.15% 2011
134 Benin 11.87% 2010
135 India 11.84% 2012
136 Yemen 11.8% 2010
137 Nigeria 11.78% 2012
138 Sudan 11.78% 2012
139 Kazakhstan 11.64% 2012
140 Mexico 11.64% 2012
141 Laos 11.62% 2012
142 Egypt 11.61% 2012
143 Uganda 11.32% 2011
144 El Salvador 11.2% 2012
145 Iran 11.18% 2007
146 Switzerland 11.15% 2012
147 Guatemala 10.66% 2012
148 Puerto Rico 10.63% 2011
149 Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.59% 2012
150 Philippines 10.53% 2012
151 Guinea 10.49% 2011
152 Panama 10.47% 2012
153 Nepal 10.45% 2012
154 Pakistan 10.19% 2012
failed states average (profile) 10.17% 2002
155 Hungary 10.13% 2011
156 Syria 10.13% 2010
157 Sierra Leone 10.09% 2011
158 Azerbaijan 10.02% 2012
159 Republic of the Congo 9.99% 2011
160 Madagascar 9.96% 2011
161 Peru 9.93% 2012
162 Togo 9.76% 2011
163 Singapore 9.66% 2012
164 The Gambia 9.61% 2011
165 Trinidad and Tobago 9.51% 2008
166 New Caledonia 9.4% 1990
167 Libya 9.3% 2008
168 Turkmenistan 9.25% 2012
169 Haiti 9.15% 2006
170 Hong Kong 9.08% 2012
171 Indonesia 8.88% 2012
172 Gabon 8.87% 2007
173 Nicaragua 8.8% 2012
174 Tajikistan 8.63% 2012
175 Cote d'Ivoire 8.59% 2008
176 Rwanda 8.21% 2012
177 Dominican Republic 8.12% 2012
178 Central African Republic 7.77% 2012
179 United Arab Emirates 7.32% 2011
180 Albania 7.12% 2012
181 Ethiopia 6.78% 2012
182 Macau 6.77% 2012
183 Vietnam 6.52% 2012
184 Chad 6.52% 2012
185 Cambodia 6.02% 2011
186 Bangladesh 5.62% 2012
187 Equatorial Guinea 3.66% 2011

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