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

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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
High income OECD countries $8.34 trillion 2012
Heavily indebted countries $7.56 trillion 2011
Christian countries $7.08 trillion 2010
Cold countries $6.52 trillion 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) $6.40 trillion 2012
Europe $4.51 trillion 2011
Non-religious countries $4.28 trillion 2012
NATO countries $3.83 trillion 2012
European Union $3.81 trillion 2011
Former British colonies $3.74 trillion 2011
Emerging markets $3.16 trillion 2012
Eurozone $2.82 trillion 2011
Catholic countries $2.43 trillion 2008
Religious countries $1.18 trillion 2012
Latin America and Caribbean $933.78 billion 2011
Muslim countries $675.38 billion 2011
Eastern Europe $634.93 billion 2011
Former Soviet republics $475.63 billion 2012
Former Spanish colonies $455.79 billion 2012
Landlocked countries $338.23 billion 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa $333.14 billion 2010
South and Central Asia $300.70 billion 2012
OPEC countries $257.86 billion 2008
South Asia $250.71 billion 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa $210.35 billion 2011
Potential Future EU Members $128.63 billion 2012
Former French colonies $86.18 billion 2010
failed states $16.95 billion 2002