Wed, Mar 10, 2021

How much money is the G20 spending?

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Our fiscal firepower heat map, updated through March 10, 2021, shows how G20 COVID crisis spending now compares to the Global Financial Crisis. While nearly every country has deployed more fiscal firepower than a decade ago, China is still spending less. The new Biden stimulus plan means the US has spent 25% of GDP on COVID relief.

Check out the interactive map below to learn more about how much each country is spending.

G20 Fiscal Firepower Heat Map (2020/2021 vs. 2009)

Hover over a country to learn more:

The map relies on IMF methodology which proportions EU Commission spending to each individual country

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