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Social Issues: Key Tables from OECD

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2012 Public health spending 2012

Public social expenditure as a percentage of GDP

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Social issues: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2074-3904 - © OECD 2012

Public health spending
Public social expenditure as a percentage of GDP
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‌2002‌
‌2003‌
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
Australia
5.6
 
5.5
 
5.7
 
5.6
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.9
 
6.2
 
Austria
6.5
 
6.6
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
6.7
 
6.7
 
6.9
 
7.3
 
Belgium
6.7
 
7.4
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
7.0
 
7.0
 
7.5
 
8.1
 
Canada
6.6
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
7.0
 
7.3
 
8.0
 
Chile
3.6
 
2.8
 
2.7
 
2.7
 
2.6
 
2.8
 
3.1
 
3.7
 
Czech Republic
6.1
 
6.4
 
6.2
 
6.1
 
5.8
 
5.6
 
5.6
 
6.7
 
Denmark
6.1
 
6.2
 
6.3
 
6.4
 
6.6
 
6.7
 
6.8
 
7.7
 
Estonia
3.6
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
3.6
 
3.8
 
4.6
 
5.2
 
Finland
5.6
 
6.0
 
6.1
 
6.3
 
6.1
 
5.9
 
6.1
 
6.8
 
France
8.4
 
8.6
 
8.7
 
8.8
 
8.7
 
8.7
 
8.4
 
9.0
 
Germany
8.1
 
8.2
 
7.9
 
8.0
 
7.8
 
7.7
 
7.9
 
8.6
 
Greece
5.3
 
5.4
 
5.2
 
5.8
 
6.0
 
5.9
 
6.1
 
6.5
 
Hungary
5.3
 
6.1
 
5.7
 
5.9
 
5.8
 
5.2
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
Iceland
6.8
 
6.6
 
6.1
 
5.8
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
6.2
 
Ireland
5.4
 
5.6
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.7
 
5.9
 
6.7
 
7.1
 
Israel 1
4.6
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.1
 
4.0
 
4.1
 
4.1
 
Italy
6.2
 
6.2
 
6.5
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
6.6
 
7.0
 
7.4
 
Japan
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.3
 
6.1
 
6.3
 
6.6
 
7.1
 
Korea
2.6
 
2.7
 
2.8
 
3.0
 
3.3
 
3.5
 
3.6
 
4.0
 
Luxembourg
7.1
 
6.5
 
7.0
 
6.7
 
6.6
 
6.0
 
5.7
 
6.6
 
Mexico
2.5
 
2.6
 
2.7
 
2.6
 
2.6
 
2.6
 
2.7
 
3.1
 
Netherlands
5.5
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
5.9
 
7.4
 
7.0
 
7.2
 
7.9
 
New Zealand
6.3
 
6.2
 
6.4
 
6.7
 
7.1
 
7.0
 
7.7
 
8.3
 
Norway
6.2
 
6.4
 
6.1
 
5.7
 
5.4
 
5.6
 
5.4
 
6.2
 
Poland
4.5
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.3
 
4.5
 
4.9
 
5.2
 
Portugal
6.4
 
6.7
 
6.8
 
7.0
 
6.7
 
6.7
 
6.7
 
7.2
 
Slovak Republic
5.0
 
5.1
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.0
 
5.2
 
5.4
 
6.0
 
Slovenia
6.3
 
6.2
 
6.1
 
6.1
 
6.0
 
5.6
 
6.1
 
6.8
 
Spain
5.2
 
5.7
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
6.0
 
6.1
 
6.5
 
7.0
 
Sweden
6.8
 
6.9
 
6.7
 
6.6
 
6.5
 
6.5
 
6.8
 
7.3
 
Switzerland
5.7
 
5.9
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
5.7
 
5.6
 
6.0
 
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Turkey
..
 
..
 
..
 
3.7
 
4.0
 
4.1
 
4.4
 
5.4
 
United Kingdom
5.9
 
6.1
 
6.4
 
6.6
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
7.3
 
8.1
 
United States
6.7
 
6.9
 
7.1
 
7.1
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.7
 
8.3
 
OECD - Total 2
5.7
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
5.8
 
6.1
 
6.6
 
Last updated: 16 November 2012; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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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.
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Refers to an unweighted average of 33 OECD countries and Estonia
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Source: Social expenditure: Aggregated data, OECD Social Expenditure Statistics (database)
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