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Which country has 2nd largest social welfare system in the world?

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The US GDP ($16.25 trillion) is 32 times larger than that of Norway ($500 billion), of which each country spends 30% and 20% respectively (according to the article).

Which by my maths works out that the US spends approximately 4.9 trillion dollars a year on social welfare, while Norway spends about 100 billion dollars a year.

The population of the US (320 million) is 61.5 times larger than that of Norway which currently stands just under 5.2 million.

So per person, the US spends just over 15,000 dollars a year on social welfare, while Norway spends just over 19,000 dollars per person.

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