Rankings

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As % of GDP 2017

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Japan
    Result
    224.1
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Greece
    Result
    185.1
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Italy
    Result
    154.6
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Portugal
    Result
    148.1
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Belgium
    Result
    121.9
  6. Rank
    Country
    France
    Result
    121.9
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    118.0
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    114.8
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    United States
    Result
    105.4
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Austria
    Result
    101.0
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Canada
    Result
    93.8
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Hungary
    Result
    91.8
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Slovenia
    Result
    88.6
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Ireland
    Result
    82.2
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Finland
    Result
    73.9
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Germany
    Result
    71.7
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Netherlands
    Result
    68.7
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Poland
    Result
    67.8
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Iceland
    Result
    64.5
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Israel
    Result
    60.8
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Slovakia
    Result
    58.4
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Denmark
    Result
    50.3
  23. Rank
    Country
    Sweden
    Result
    50.3
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Latvia
    Result
    48.4
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    South Korea
    Result
    44.5
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Czech Republic
    Result
    43.9
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Australia
    Result
    43.0
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Norway
    Result
    42.4
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Switzerland
    Result
    41.5
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    New Zealand
    Result
    36.0

Index key & notes

Notes

Includes only OECD countries.

Source: OECD