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Social Issues: Key Tables from OECD

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2010 Old age social spending 2010

Public social expenditure as a percentage of GDP

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

 Old age social spending
 Public social expenditure as a percentage of GDP
 
 
 
 2000
 2001
 2002
 2003
 2004
 2005
 2006
 2007
 
Australia
4.7
 
4.2
 
4.3
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
 
Austria
10.4
 
10.7
 
10.8
 
11.0
 
10.9
 
10.8
 
10.8
 
10.7
 
 
Belgium
6.9
 
7.0
 
7.1
 
7.1
 
7.1
 
7.2
 
7.3
 
7.1
 
 
Canada
3.9
 
3.9
 
3.9
 
3.9
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
 
Chile
6.6
 
6.6
 
6.5
 
6.1
 
5.6
 
5.2
 
4.7
 
4.5
 
 
Czech Republic
7.1
 
7.0
 
7.2
 
6.9
 
6.7
 
6.9
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
 
Denmark
7.1
 
7.1
 
7.1
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.3
 
 
Estonia
5.9
 
5.4
 
5.4
 
5.4
 
5.5
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
 
Finland
7.5
 
7.7
 
8.0
 
8.3
 
8.4
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
8.4
 
 
France
10.5
 
10.5
 
10.4
 
10.6
 
10.7
 
10.9
 
10.9
 
11.1
 
 
Germany
8.8
 
8.9
 
9.1
 
9.3
 
9.2
 
9.2
 
9.0
 
8.7
 
 
Greece
10.1
 
10.8
 
10.5
 
10.3
 
10.4
 
11.0
 
9.9
 
10.0
 
 
Hungary
6.8
 
6.9
 
7.5
 
7.5
 
7.4
 
7.9
 
8.0
 
8.3
 
 
Iceland
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.8
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
3.8
 
3.6
 
2.3
 
 
Ireland
2.6
 
2.7
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
2.9
 
3.1
 
 
Israel 1
4.4
 
4.8
 
4.9
 
5.1
 
4.8
 
4.6
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
 
Italy
11.2
 
11.1
 
11.2
 
11.4
 
11.5
 
11.6
 
11.6
 
11.7
 
 
Japan
6.9
 
7.4
 
7.9
 
8.2
 
8.4
 
8.6
 
8.6
 
8.8
 
 
Korea
1.2
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.1
 
1.3
 
1.4
 
1.5
 
1.6
 
 
Luxembourg
6.9
 
4.9
 
5.1
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.0
 
4.8
 
 
Mexico
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.9
 
0.9
 
0.9
 
1.0
 
1.1
 
 
Netherlands
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.4
 
5.6
 
5.5
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
 
New Zealand
4.8
 
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
4.2
 
4.2
 
 
Norway
6.5
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
7.0
 
6.7
 
6.3
 
6.1
 
6.2
 
 
Poland
8.5
 
9.3
 
9.5
 
9.7
 
9.5
 
9.3
 
9.4
 
8.7
 
 
Portugal
6.7
 
7.0
 
7.6
 
8.1
 
8.4
 
8.9
 
9.2
 
9.2
 
 
Slovak Republic
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.6
 
5.4
 
 
Slovenia
10.2
 
10.4
 
10.6
 
10.0
 
9.9
 
9.5
 
8.4
 
8.2
 
 
Spain
8.2
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
7.9
 
8.0
 
6.5
 
6.5
 
 
Sweden
9.1
 
9.1
 
9.2
 
9.8
 
9.6
 
9.4
 
9.2
 
9.0
 
 
Switzerland
6.5
 
6.7
 
6.6
 
6.8
 
6.6
 
6.7
 
6.4
 
6.3
 
 
Turkey
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.8
 
4.8
 
5.0
 
 
United Kingdom
5.5
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.9
 
5.9
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
 
United States
5.1
 
5.1
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
 
OECD - Total 2
6.5
 
6.5
 
6.6
 
6.7
 
6.7
 
6.7
 
6.5
 
6.4
 
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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