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Government consumption expenditure in the World

Government expenditure of the World, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 government expenditure of the World in current prices rose by 11 653.9 billion US dollars (in 22.7 times) to 12 189.9 billion US dollars; change occurred by 534.3 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 3 668.1 million, as well as by 11 119.7 billion US dollars by increasing of government expenditure per capita by 1 513.4 US dollars. The average annual growth of government expenditure of the World was 259.0 billion US dollars or 7.2%. The average annual growth of government expenditure of the World in constant prices was 2.6%. Minimal government expenditure was in 1970 (536.0 billion US dollars). Maximal government expenditure was in 2014 (13 070.0 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 government expenditure per capita in the World rose by 1 513.4 US dollars (in 11.4 times) to 1 659.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of government expenditure per capita in current prices was 33.6 US dollars or 5.6%.

Change of government expenditure of the World described by linear regression model: y=273.9x-540 621.4, where y - estimated value of government expenditure of the World, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.951. Determination rate = 0.905.

Government expenditure of the World, 1970

Government expenditure of the World in 1970 was 536.0 billion US dollars.

Government expenditure per capita in the World in 1970 was worth 145.7 US dollars.

Government expenditure of the World in 1970 consisted of government expenditure of the United States (36.3%), government expenditure of USSR (12.6%), government expenditure of Germany (6.5%), government expenditure of France (4.7%), government expenditure of Japan (4.3%), and others (35.6%).

Government expenditure of the World, 2015

Government expenditure of the World in 2015 was worth 12 189.9 billion US dollars.

Government expenditure per capita in the World in 2015 was 1 659.0 US dollars.

Government expenditure of the World in 2015 consisted of government expenditure of the United States (21.4%), government expenditure of China (12.5%), government expenditure of Japan (7.1%), government expenditure of Germany (5.3%), government expenditure of France (4.7%), and others (49%).

Size of government expenditure in the World

Government consumption expenditure in the World, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices536.02 108.83 830.35 352.211 467.812 189.9
constant prices1970536.0761.2995.31 201.31 559.31 675.9
20053 108.74 415.35 772.66 968.09 044.29 720.4
Picture. World: government expenditure

Growth of government expenditure in the World

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government expenditure per capita in the World

Picture. World: government expenditure per capita

Rating of government expenditure in the World

Rating of government expenditure in the World, 2015
#Areabln. US dollars%
World12 189.9100
regions
1Asia3 940.832.3
2Americas3 821.031.3
3Europe3 812.631.3
4Africa344.92.8
5Oceania270.72.2
subregions
1Northern America2 933.624.1
2Eastern Asia2 709.822.2
3Western Europe1 687.713.8
4Northern Europe963.97.9
5Southern Europe686.25.6
6South America659.75.4
7Western Asia582.34.8
8Eastern Europe474.73.9
9Southern Asia328.32.7
10South-Eastern Asia282.62.3
11Australia and New Zealand260.42.1
12Central America170.31.4
13Northern Africa130.11.1
14Southern Africa72.00.59
15Western Africa58.20.48
16Caribbean57.40.47
17Eastern Africa43.40.36
18Middle Africa41.20.34
19Central Asia37.80.31
20Melanesia7.90.065
21Polynesia1.90.016
22Micronesia0.480.0039
countries
1 United States2 604.921.4
2 China1 521.612.5
3 Japan870.27.1
4 Germany647.45.3
5 France578.74.7
6 United Kingdom554.64.5
7 Brazil358.02.9
8 Italy344.92.8
9 Canada326.62.7
10 Russia252.82.1
11 Spain231.21.9
12 Australia228.01.9
13 India224.31.8
14 South Korea209.61.7
15 Saudi Arabia193.11.6
16 Netherlands190.11.6
17 Mexico140.21.2
18 Sweden128.81.1
19 Argentina115.70.95
20 Turkey112.70.92
21 Belgium108.80.89
22 Norway90.20.74
23 Poland85.80.70
24 Indonesia84.10.69
25 Denmark77.40.64
26 Switzerland76.00.62
27 Austria75.10.62
28 Thailand68.20.56
29 Israel66.90.55
30 South Africa65.00.53
31 Finland56.60.46
32 Colombia52.50.43
33 United Arab Emirates48.70.40
34 Iran48.60.40
35 Venezuela44.50.37
36 Iraq39.30.32
37 Greece39.20.32
38 Malaysia38.90.32
39 Egypt37.40.31
40 Portugal36.20.30
41 Czech Republic36.20.30
42 Ireland35.60.29
43 Algeria34.20.28
44 Nigeria33.10.27
45 Qatar32.50.27
46 New Zealand32.40.27
47 Chile32.30.26
48 Philippines32.10.26
49 Pakistan31.60.26
50 Singapore30.40.25
51 Hong Kong29.90.24
52 Cuba28.10.23
53 Kuwait28.00.23
54 Angola27.70.23
55 Peru24.40.20
56 Hungary24.40.20
57 Romania24.00.20
58 Libya23.80.20
59 Kazakhstan21.40.18
60 Morocco19.90.16
61 Oman19.20.16
62 Ukraine17.20.14
63 Slovakia17.00.14
64 Ecuador14.40.12
65 Viet Nam12.20.10
66 Uzbekistan10.70.088
67 Bangladesh10.50.086
68 Myanmar9.80.080
69 Croatia9.60.079
70 Costa Rica9.60.078
71 Luxembourg9.50.078
72 Puerto Rico9.20.075
73 Kenya9.20.075
74 Tunisia8.50.069
75 Belarus8.20.067
76 Slovenia8.00.066
77 Bulgaria8.00.065
78 Dominican Republic7.90.065
79 Uruguay7.40.061
80 Lithuania7.30.060
81 Sri Lanka7.30.060
82 Ghana7.10.058
83 Azerbaijan6.60.054
84 Guatemala6.60.054
85 Sudan6.30.052
86 Tanzania6.30.051
87 Serbia6.00.049
88 Lebanon5.90.048
89 Jordan5.80.048
90 Bolivia5.80.047
91 Panama5.80.047
92 Bahrain5.50.045
93 Ethiopia5.40.044
94 D.R. of the Congo5.00.041
95 Latvia4.90.040
96 Estonia4.60.037
97 Papua New Guinea4.40.036
98 Yemen4.40.036
99 Macao4.40.036
100 Côte d'Ivoire4.40.036
101 Trinidad and Tobago4.30.035
102 Iceland4.00.032
103 Mozambique3.90.032
104 Paraguay3.60.029
105 Bosnia and Herzegovina3.50.029
106 Zimbabwe3.50.029
107 Syria3.40.028
108 Turkmenistan3.40.028
109 Palestine3.40.028
110 Cameroon3.40.027
111 Zambia3.30.027
112 Brunei Darussalam3.20.027
113 Namibia3.10.026
114 Honduras3.10.025
115 Cyprus3.10.025
116 El Salvador3.10.025
117 South Sudan2.60.022
118 Afghanistan2.60.021
119 Botswana2.50.021
120 Burkina Faso2.50.020
121 Uganda2.30.019
122 Georgia2.30.019
123 Nepal2.30.019
124 Senegal2.20.018
125 Laos2.20.018
126 New Caledonia2.20.018
127 Mali2.10.017
128 Gabon2.10.017
129 Jamaica2.00.016
130 Malta1.90.015
131 Macedonia1.70.014
132 Mauritius1.70.014
133 Nicaragua1.70.014
134 French Polynesia1.60.013
135 Monaco1.50.012
136 Bahamas1.40.012
137 Mongolia1.40.011
138 Albania1.40.011
139 Armenia1.40.011
140 Benin1.30.011
141 Guinea1.30.010
142 Moldova1.20.0099
143 Niger1.20.0098
144 Mauritania1.20.0095
145 Kyrgyzstan1.20.0094
146 Chad1.10.0093
147 Greenland1.10.0091
148 Tajikistan1.10.0091
149 Cambodia1.00.0083
150 Rwanda1.00.0082
151 Kosovo0.990.0081
152 Bermuda0.950.0078
153 Maldives0.920.0076
154 Eritrea0.920.0075
155 Congo0.890.0073
156 Malawi0.870.0072
157 Fiji0.850.0070
158 Haiti0.810.0067
159 Equatorial Guinea0.790.0065
160 Montenegro0.780.0064
161 Madagascar0.750.0061
162 Lesotho0.720.0059
163 Liechtenstein0.720.0059
164 Aruba0.680.0056
165 Togo0.670.0055
166 Swaziland0.670.0055
167 Barbados0.640.0053
168 Suriname0.630.0052
169 Cayman Islands0.550.0045
170 Andorra0.540.0045
171 Guyana0.540.0044
172 Burundi0.530.0043
173 Timor-Leste0.530.0043
174 Sierra Leone0.500.0041
175 Curaçao0.430.0035
176 Djibouti0.400.0032
177 Seychelles0.380.0031
178 Liberia0.340.0028
179 Bhutan0.330.0027
180 San Marino0.320.0026
181 Solomon Islands0.320.0026
182 Cabo Verde0.290.0024
183 Belize0.270.0022
184 Antigua and Barbuda0.220.0018
185 Saint Lucia0.200.0017
186 Central African Republic0.190.0015
187 Turks and Caicos Islands0.180.0015
188 Sint Maarten0.180.0015
189 St. Vincent and the Grenadines0.160.0013
190 FS Micronesia0.150.0012
191 Comoros0.150.0012
192 Samoa0.150.0012
193 Saint Kitts and Nevis0.120.0010
194 Grenada0.120.0010
195 Somalia0.120.0010
196 Dominica0.110.0009
197 Vanuatu0.110.0009
198 Guinea-Bissau0.110.0009
199 Gambia0.0950.0008
200 Marshall Islands0.0940.0008
201 Palau0.0930.0008
202 Cook Islands0.0800.0007
203 Tonga0.0800.0007
204 British Virgin Islands0.0760.0006
205 Nauru0.0740.0006
206 Kiribati0.0630.0005
207 Sao Tome and Principe0.0480.0004
208 Anguilla0.0470.0004
209 Montserrat0.0290.0002
210 Tuvalu0.0270.0002
Picture. World: structure of government expenditure by regions, 2015, % Picture. World: structure of government expenditure by subregions, 2015, % Picture. World: structure of government expenditure by leaders, 2015, %

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