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Social Issues: Key Tables from OECD

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Keywords: social expenditure, spending
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2009 Public health spending 2009

Public social expenditure as a percentage of GDP

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Social issues: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2074-3904 - © OECD 2009

 Public health spending
 Public social expenditure as a percentage of GDP
 
 
 
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
 
Australia
5.2
 
5.4
 
5.5
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.7
 
5.9
 
5.9
 
 
Austria
6.5
 
6.6
 
6.5
 
6.5
 
6.6
 
6.6
 
6.7
 
6.8
 
 
Belgium
6.4
 
6.5
 
6.6
 
6.7
 
6.7
 
7.2
 
7.5
 
7.3
 
 
Canada
6.3
 
6.1
 
6.2
 
6.5
 
6.6
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
 
Czech Republic
6.0
 
5.9
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
6.4
 
6.7
 
6.4
 
6.3
 
 
Denmark
5.0
 
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.3
 
5.5
 
5.8
 
5.9
 
5.9
 
 
Finland
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.1
 
5.3
 
5.6
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
6.2
 
 
France
7.3
 
7.3
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.6
 
7.7
 
7.8
 
7.8
 
 
Germany
7.7
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
7.8
 
7.9
 
8.0
 
7.6
 
7.7
 
 
Greece
4.4
 
4.6
 
4.7
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.4
 
5.1
 
5.6
 
 
Hungary
5.3
 
5.2
 
4.9
 
4.9
 
5.3
 
6.0
 
5.8
 
6.0
 
 
Iceland
6.1
 
6.8
 
6.5
 
6.4
 
6.9
 
7.1
 
6.7
 
6.3
 
 
Ireland
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
5.1
 
5.4
 
5.6
 
5.9
 
6.5
 
 
Italy
5.4
 
5.5
 
5.8
 
6.1
 
6.2
 
6.2
 
6.6
 
6.8
 
 
Japan
5.9
 
6.1
 
5.9
 
6.2
 
6.1
 
6.1
 
6.1
 
6.3
 
 
Korea
2.0
 
2.2
 
2.2
 
2.8
 
2.7
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
3.2
 
 
Luxembourg
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.6
 
6.1
 
6.8
 
7.3
 
7.0
 
 
Mexico
2.5
 
2.7
 
2.6
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
2.8
 
3.0
 
2.9
 
 
Netherlands
5.2
 
5.1
 
5.0
 
5.2
 
5.5
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
6.0
 
 
New Zealand
6.0
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.4
 
6.3
 
6.6
 
6.9
 
 
Norway
5.3
 
5.5
 
4.9
 
5.3
 
6.2
 
6.3
 
6.1
 
5.8
 
 
Poland
3.9
 
4.1
 
3.9
 
4.2
 
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
 
Portugal
5.4
 
5.6
 
6.4
 
6.3
 
6.5
 
7.1
 
7.2
 
..
 
 
Slovak Republic
5.2
 
5.1
 
4.9
 
4.9
 
5.0
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
 
Spain
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
 
Sweden
6.3
 
6.4
 
6.3
 
6.6
 
6.9
 
7.0
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
 
Switzerland
5.0
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
5.5
 
5.8
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.1
 
 
Turkey
3.5
 
3.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.4
 
 
United Kingdom
5.4
 
5.6
 
5.8
 
6.1
 
6.3
 
6.5
 
6.8
 
7.0
 
 
United States
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.9
 
6.3
 
6.6
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
7.0
 
 
OECD - Total
5.3
 
5.4
 
5.4
 
5.6
 
5.8
 
6.0
 
6.1
 
6.2
 
Last updated: 7 August 2009
Source: Social expenditure: Aggregated data, OECD Social Expenditure Statistics (database)
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