Government > General government final > Consumption expenditure > Current US$: Group totals

DEFINITION: General government final consumption expenditure (formerly general government consumption) includes all government current expenditures for purchases of goods and services (including compensation of employees). It also includes most expenditures on national defense and security, but excludes government military expenditures that are part of government capital formation. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


High income OECD countries 5.89 trillion$ 2004
Heavily indebted countries 5.31 trillion$ 2004
Group of 7 countries (G7) 4.65 trillion$ 2004
Cold countries 4 trillion$ 2004
Europe 2.96 trillion$ 2004
European Union 2.79 trillion$ 2005
NATO countries 2.7 trillion$ 2005
Former British colonies 2.4 trillion$ 2004
Non-religious countries 2.28 trillion$ 2004
Eurozone 2.02 trillion$ 2005
Emerging markets 1.15 trillion$ 2005
Muslim countries 320.73 billion$ 2005
Eastern Europe 290.67 billion$ 2005
Latin America and Caribbean 248.63 billion$ 2002
Former Spanish colonies 201.72 billion$ 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa 195.22 billion$ 2004
Former Soviet republics 171.14 billion$ 2005
OPEC countries 123.81 billion$ 2002
South and Central Asia 117.19 billion$ 2005
South Asia 104 billion$ 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa 102.75 billion$ 2005
Former French colonies 48.43 billion$ 2005
failed states 26.24 billion$ 2002

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