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Social Issues: Key Tables from OECD

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Keywords: social expenditure, spending
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2010 Government social spending per head 2010

Total public expenditure per head, at current prices and PPP

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Social issues: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2074-3904 - © OECD 2010

 Government social spending per head
 Total public social expenditure per head, at current prices and PPPs
 US dollars
 
 
 2000
 2001
 2002
 2003
 2004
 2005
 2006
 2007
 
Australia
4 857
 
4 892
 
5 175
 
5 500
 
5 719
 
5 796
 
5 973
 
6 257
 
 
Austria
7 690
 
7 788
 
8 239
 
8 657
 
9 028
 
9 143
 
9 785
 
10 008
 
 
Belgium
7 022
 
7 365
 
7 859
 
7 956
 
8 252
 
8 502
 
9 027
 
9 354
 
 
Canada
4 735
 
5 011
 
5 175
 
5 445
 
5 698
 
6 051
 
6 313
 
6 493
 
 
Chile
1 222.5
 
1 298.7
 
1 334.5
 
1 340.8
 
1 328.4
 
1 361.1
 
1 367.2
 
1 466.9
 
 
Czech Republic
2 968
 
3 199
 
3 473
 
3 730
 
3 811
 
3 978
 
4 259
 
4 616
 
 
Denmark
7 402
 
7 688
 
8 189
 
8 475
 
8 940
 
9 034
 
9 580
 
9 705
 
 
Estonia
1 386.5
 
1 412.0
 
1 555.3
 
1 750.4
 
1 998.8
 
2 176.3
 
2 445.9
 
2 779.7
 
 
Finland
6 245
 
6 448
 
6 880
 
7 155
 
7 773
 
8 016
 
8 578
 
9 024
 
 
France
7 006
 
7 394
 
7 883
 
7 925
 
8 209
 
8 602
 
9 024
 
9 446
 
 
Germany
6 893
 
7 182
 
7 555
 
7 921
 
8 112
 
8 542
 
8 818
 
8 949
 
 
Greece
3 527
 
4 097
 
4 341
 
4 489
 
4 790
 
5 151
 
5 724
 
6 044
 
 
Hungary
2 480
 
2 755
 
3 175
 
3 477
 
3 550
 
3 864
 
4 227
 
4 420
 
 
Iceland
4 398
 
4 652
 
5 236
 
5 438
 
5 854
 
5 719
 
5 684
 
5 455
 
 
Ireland
3 808
 
4 354
 
5 018
 
5 399
 
5 828
 
6 085
 
6 660
 
7 382
 
 
Israel 1
4 015.0
 
4 342.4
 
4 414.3
 
4 070.8
 
4 047.1
 
3 848.9
 
3 986.2
 
4 142.6
 
 
Italy
5 958
 
6 382
 
6 430
 
6 618
 
6 766
 
7 030
 
7 585
 
7 892
 
 
Japan
4 256
 
4 584
 
4 805
 
5 039
 
5 344
 
5 705
 
5 950
 
6 287
 
 
Korea
826
 
954
 
1 004
 
1 083
 
1 302
 
1 469
 
1 783
 
1 971
 
 
Luxembourg
10 613
 
11 181
 
12 654
 
14 150
 
15 520
 
15 723
 
17 115
 
17 447
 
 
Mexico
533
 
609
 
655
 
734
 
757
 
851
 
955
 
1 042
 
 
Netherlands
5 818
 
6 068
 
6 542
 
6 713
 
7 022
 
7 271
 
7 730
 
8 182
 
 
New Zealand
4 043
 
4 077
 
4 287
 
4 287
 
4 384
 
4 613
 
5 175
 
5 281
 
 
Norway
7 698
 
8 238
 
8 775
 
9 421
 
9 864
 
10 272
 
10 897
 
11 427
 
 
Poland
2 193
 
2 428
 
2 605
 
2 701
 
2 819
 
2 934
 
3 167
 
3 341
 
 
Portugal
3 351
 
3 544
 
3 922
 
4 309
 
4 429
 
4 876
 
5 247
 
5 401
 
 
Slovak Republic
1 966
 
2 122
 
2 292
 
2 311
 
2 411
 
2 638
 
2 940
 
3 255
 
 
Slovenia
3 998.0
 
4 224.0
 
4 546.6
 
4 613.1
 
4 919.5
 
5 144.9
 
5 479.8
 
5 508.5
 
 
Spain
4 357
 
4 551
 
4 909
 
5 200
 
5 490
 
5 861
 
6 497
 
6 957
 
 
Sweden
7 947
 
8 105
 
8 593
 
9 157
 
9 599
 
9 511
 
10 141
 
10 493
 
 
Switzerland
5 643
 
5 885
 
6 391
 
6 730
 
6 979
 
7 163
 
7 510
 
7 925
 
 
Turkey
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1 125
 
1 287
 
1 433
 
 
United Kingdom
4 918
 
5 393
 
5 641
 
6 011
 
6 550
 
6 845
 
7 171
 
7 448
 
 
United States
5 004
 
5 447
 
5 795
 
6 034
 
6 307
 
6 636
 
7 047
 
7 435
 
 
OECD - Total 2
4 577
 
4 841
 
5 186
 
5 437
 
5 720
 
5 928
 
6 327
 
6 596
 
Last updated: 13 April 2011
The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
Refers to an unweighted average of 33 OECD countries and Estonia
Source: Social expenditure: Aggregated data, OECD Social Expenditure Statistics (database)
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