Public Social Spending as a Percentage of GDP by Country: Chart

The socialist countries of Europe tend to spend a higher portion of their GDP on public social spending. France has the highest public social spending as percentage of GDP at 31.5%. The next high spenders are Finland, Belgium, Italy and Denmark.

The US public social spending is lower than the OECD average. The US is just ahead of Brazil in social spending.

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Source: OECD

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