Select Committee on European Union Eighteenth Report


APPENDIX 3 (continued)

Table 7.7 Final consumption of general government (percentage of GDP)

  
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
Belgium
21.8
21.8
22.1
21.7
21.5
21.7
21.0
20.7
20.8
20.4
Germany
19.0
19.6
19.9
19.9
19.8
20.1
19.5
19.3
19.0
18.6
Spain
  
  
  
  
18.1
17.9
17.7
17.4
17.0
16.7
France
22.9
23.4
24.6
24.3
23.9
24.1
24.2
23.5
23.4
23.0
Ireland
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
16.5
15.8
14.9
14.4
14.0
13.5
Italy
19.3
19.2
19.4
18.8
17.9
17.8
17.7
17.5
17.4
17.0
Luxembourg
  
  
  
  
18.1
18.8
17.1
16.7
16.4
16.0
Netherlands
24.2
24.5
24.9
24.4
24.0
23.2
23.1
23.0
22.8
22.4
Austria
  
  
  
  
20.4
20.2
19.9
19.7
19.5
19.3
Portugal
17.6
17.4
17.8
17.8
18.6
17.9
17.7
17.7
18.1
18.2
Finland
24.6
24.9
24.1
23.3
22.8
22.5
22.0
21.2
20.8
19.7
EU-11
20.3
20.7
21.2
20.9
20.6
20.7
20.4
20.0
19.9
19.4
EU-15
20.6
21.0
21.3
21.0
20.7
20.7
20.3
20.0
19.9
19.5
UK
21.2
21.3
20.6
20.0
19.8
19.6
18.7
18.4
18.5
18.7
US
17.3
16.8
16.3
15.7
15.3
14.9
14.5
14.1
13.8
  
Japan
9.2
9.3
9.5
9.7
9.8
9.5
9.5
9.9
10.0
  

Source: Eurostat:, National Accounts, from Datastream, supplemented by European Commission, Public finances in EMU-2000



 
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