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The U.S. ranks 8th in total spending on recreation and culture

29 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, in 2005 total spending (household and government) on recreation and culture amounted to 6.7% of GDP, which made the United States tied for eighth with France in that category out of twenty three OECD nations. Iceland ranked first, with 9.8% of total GDP spent on recreation and culture.

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The U.S. ranks 24th in government spending on recreation and culture

19 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, government spending on recreation and culture in the United States in 2005 amounted to 0.3% of the GDP, a spending rate that made the United States rank twenty-fourth out of twenty six OECD member nations. Iceland ranked first, with government spending on recreation and culture at 3.4% of GDP.

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The U.S. ranks 5th in recreation and culture

8 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the OECD, in 2005 American household spending on recreation and culture equaled 6.4% of the GDP, which made the United States rank fifth out of twenty six nations in that category. The United Kingdom ranked first, with household spending equaling 7.7% of the GDP.

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