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Table F.1.02 OECD: Basic reference statistics by country: 2008

Country Gross domestic product (GDP) (in millions of local currency)1 Gross domestic product (GDP) (adjusted to financial year)2 Total public expenditure
(in millions of local currency)
Total population in thousand (mid-year estimates) Purchasing power parity for GDP (PPP)
(US dollars=1)
Purchasing power parity for GDP (PPP)
(Euro Zone=1)
Purchasing power parity for private consumption (PPP)
(US dollars=1)
OECD countries              
Australia 1,253,121 - 405,784 21,432 1.48 1.83 1.53
Austria 283,085 - 138,103 8,337 0.85 1.05 0.88
Belgium 345,006 - 172,426 10,708 0.87 1.08 0.92
Canada3 1,599,608 1,547,094 612,322 33,327 1.23 1.53 1.30
Chile4 89,262,568 - 23,797,395 16,764 365.27 451.85 362.35
Czech Republic 3,688,997 - 1,583,380 10,430 13.69 16.93 14.95
Denmark 1,740,843 - 903,500 5,492 8.03 9.93 8.64
Estonia 252,015 - 100,270 1,341 8.62 10.66 0.64
Finland 184,649 - 91,121 5,313 0.92 1.14 1.01
France 1,948,511 - 1,028,855 64,141 0.89 1.10 0.93
Germany 2,481,200 - 1,085,620 82,120 0.81 1.01 0.86
Greece 235,679 - 115,581 11,237 0.70 0.87 0.76
Hungary 26,753,906 - 13,069,149 10,038 128.75 159.27 144.69
Iceland 1,477,938 - 853,725 319 118.57 146.68 123.74
Ireland 179,989 - 76,407 4,443 0.95 1.18 1.07
Israel 725,861 - 312,374 7,343 3.57 4.42 4.32
Italy 1,567,851   765,888 59,832 0.79 0.97 0.85
Japan5 505,111,900 513,131,575 187,632,900 127,510 116.85 144.54 129.06
Korea 1,026,451,811 - 312,548,300 48,607 785.72 971.96 882.09
Luxembourg 39,640 - 14,618 488 0.91 1.12 0.97
Mexico 12,091,797 - 2,894,807 106,573 7.47 9.24 8.16
Netherlands 596,226 - 274,510 16,440 0.85 1.05 0.87
New Zealand 184,802 - 64,002 4,241 1.49 1.84 1.57
Norway6 1,812,173 - 1,022,431 4,768 8.71 10.77 9.54
Poland 1,275,432 - 550,652 38,116 1.85 2.29 2.01
Portugal 172,022 - 75,049 10,622 0.65 0.80 0.73
Slovak Republic 2,025,101 - 705,792 5,406 16.14 19.97 0.60
Slovenia 37,305 - 16,463 2,022 0.63 0.78 0.68
Spain 1,088,124 - 449,238 45,593 0.72 0.89 0.79
Sweden 3,204,320 - 1,655,885 9,256 8.80 10.89 9.04
Switzerland 544,196 - 175,379 7,711 1.55 1.92 1.70
Turkey 950,534 - - 71,079 0.89 1.11 1.09
United Kingdom 1,445,580 1,410,557 684,996 61,398 0.64 0.79 0.67
United States 14,296,900 14,225,375 5,567,081 304,831 1.00 1.24 1.00
Non-OECD member countries              
Argentina 1,032,758 - - 39,883 1.80 2.22 -
Brazil 3,004,881 - 939,831 191,972 1.43 1.77 -
China 30,065,207 - - 1,327,658 3.79 4.69 -
India - - - - - - -
Indonesia 4,954,030,249 - - 228,575 5445.61 6736.43 -
Russian Federation 41,668,034 - - 142,009 14.34 17.74 15.07
Saudi Arabia - - - - - - -
South Africa - - - - - - -
— Not available.
1 GDP calculated for the fiscal year in Australia and GDP and total public expenditure calculated for the fiscal year in New Zealand.
2 For countries where GDP is not reported for the same reference period as data on educational finance, GDP is estimated as: wt-1 (GDPt - 1) + wt (GDPt), where wt and wt-1 are the weights for the respective portions of the two reference periods for GDP which fall within the educational financial year. Adjustments were made in the EAG 2011Chapter B for Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
3 Year of reference 2007 instead of 2008.
4 Year of reference 2009 instead of 2008.
5 Total public expenditure adjusted to financial year.
6 The GDP Mainland market value is used for Norway.
NOTE: Uses 2008 current prices. Data on GDP, PPPs and total public expenditure in countries in the Euro zone are provided in Euros.
SOURCE: Data from Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). (2011). Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators 2011, table X2.2a. Paris: Author.
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