United Kingdom - Public Pension Spending

Since 2014, United Kingdom Public Pension Spending was up 0.6points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 25 comparing other countries in Public Pension Spending at 6.53 Percent of GDP. United Kingdom is overtaken by Switzerland, which was number 24 at 6.6 Percent of GDP and is followed by Netherlands at 5.55 Percent of GDP. Greece topped the ranking with 18.32 Percent of GDP in 2019, a growth of 2points versus 2018. Italy, Portugal and France respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea recorded the best 5 years average growth at +3.9points per year, while Ireland witnessed the worst performance at -3.6points per year.

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Date Percent of GDP
2019 6.53
2018 6.47
2017 6.42
2016 6.36
2015 6.24
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How does United Kingdom rank in Public Pension Spending?

# 35 Countries Percent of GDP Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Greece
18.32 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.2 % View data
2 #2
Italy
16.91 % 2019 +0.9 % +0.8 % View data
24 #24
Switzerland
6.60 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.7 % View data
25 #25
United Kingdom
6.53 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.6 % View data
26 #26
Netherlands
5.55 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.3 % View data
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