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How does Australia compare? Public spending as a percentage of GDP 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 Percent of GDP 2000 2014 Korea Estonia Iceland Canada Slovak Re Australia USA Switzerland Czech Rep Poland Ireland OECD Total UK Norway Hungary Luxembourg Slovenia Greece Netherlands Portugal Germany Spain Sweden Austria Italy Denmark Belgium Finland France Percent of GDP Source: OECD StatExtracts, accessed 27 April 2015. Note: public spending includes spending on old age pensions and other benefits for older people; survivors pensions and benefits; spending on people with disabilities or incapacities; family benefits and allowances; and spending on active labour market programs. Health spending as a percentage of GDP 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 2000 2011 Mexico Chile Korea Turkey Israel Estonia Poland Hungary Iceland Norway Slovak Republic Finland Australia Ireland Luxembourg Czech Republic OECD - Total Portugal Slovenia Switzerland Greece Austria Denmark Sweden Spain Italy Canada Japan United Kingdom Percent of GDP Percent of GDP Mexico Chile Korea Turkey Israel Estonia Poland Hungary Iceland Norway Slovak Rep Finland Australia Ireland Luxembourg Czech Rep OECD - Total Portugal Slovenia Switzerland Greece Austria Denmark Sweden Spain Italy Canada Japan UK Netherlands Source: OECD StatExtracts, accessed 27 April 2015. Note: Australia had the 13th lowest share of GDP spent on health in 2011. Netherlands Belgium Germany United States New Zealand France Belgium Germany USA New Zealand France 48 The Last Sentry at the Gate: Clive Palmer & the 44th Parliament of Australia


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