Economy > Spending > Household final consumption expenditure, etc. > Current US$: Group totals

DEFINITION: Household final consumption expenditure, etc. (current US$). Household final consumption expenditure (formerly private consumption) is the market value of all goods and services, including durable products (such as cars, washing machines, and home computers), purchased by households. It excludes purchases of dwellings but includes imputed rent for owner-occupied dwellings. It also includes payments and fees to governments to obtain permits and licenses. Here, household consumption expenditure includes the expenditures of nonprofit institutions serving households, even when reported separately by the country. This item also includes any statistical discrepancy in the use of resources relative to the supply of resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


High income OECD countries $27.44 trillion 2012
Heavily indebted countries $25.00 trillion 2011
Christian countries $23.65 trillion 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) $22.17 trillion 2012
Cold countries $21.97 trillion 2011
Former British colonies $15.19 trillion 2011
Europe $12.59 trillion 2011
Non-religious countries $11.64 trillion 2012
Emerging markets $10.74 trillion 2012
NATO countries $10.64 trillion 2012
European Union $10.27 trillion 2011
Catholic countries $7.61 trillion 2008
Eurozone $7.52 trillion 2011
Religious countries $4.14 trillion 2012
Latin America and Caribbean $3.54 trillion 2011
Muslim countries $2.48 trillion 2010
Former Spanish colonies $2.31 trillion 2012
Eastern Europe $1.95 trillion 2011
South and Central Asia $1.61 trillion 2012
South Asia $1.41 trillion 2012
Former Soviet republics $1.33 trillion 2012
Landlocked countries $1.30 trillion 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa $888.54 billion 2009
OPEC countries $806.48 billion 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa $703.11 billion 2010
Potential Future EU Members $601.60 billion 2012
Former French colonies $358.13 billion 2009
failed states $148.34 billion 2002

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