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Europe Compared by Education > Public spending on education, total > % of GDP

DEFINITION: Public spending on education, total (% of GDP). Public expenditure on education as % of GDP is the total public expenditure (current and capital) on education expressed as a percentage of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in a given year. Public expenditure on education includes government spending on educational institutions (both public and private), education administration, and transfers/subsidies for private entities (students/households and other privates entities).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Denmark 8.74% 2009
2 Moldova 8.39% 2012
3 Iceland 7.6% 2010
4 Cyprus 7.27% 2010
5 Sweden 6.98% 2010
6 Malta 6.91% 2010
7 Norway 6.87% 2010
8 Finland 6.84% 2010
9 Belgium 6.57% 2010
10 Ireland 6.47% 2010
11 United Kingdom 6.3% 2010
12 Ukraine 6.15% 2011
13 Netherlands 5.96% 2010
14 Austria 5.89% 2010
15 France 5.86% 2010
16 Slovenia 5.68% 2010
17 Estonia 5.68% 2010
18 Portugal 5.62% 2010
19 Lithuania 5.37% 2010
20 Switzerland 5.22% 2010
21 Poland 5.17% 2010
22 Belarus 5.15% 2012
23 Germany 5.08% 2010
24 Latvia 5.02% 2010
25 Spain 4.97% 2010
26 Hungary 4.88% 2010
27 Serbia 4.82% 2011
28 Italy 4.5% 2010
29 Croatia 4.31% 2010
30 Czech Republic 4.25% 2010
31 Romania 4.24% 2009
32 Slovakia 4.22% 2010
33 Russia 4.1% 2008
34 Bulgaria 4.1% 2010
35 Greece 4.09% 2005
36 Luxembourg 3.75% 2001
37 Andorra 3.71% 1997
38 Republic of Macedonia 3.5% 2002
39 San Marino 3.37% 1996
40 Albania 3.27% 2007
41 Armenia 3.15% 2011
42 Turkey 2.86% 2006
43 Azerbaijan 2.44% 2011
44 Liechtenstein 2.11% 2008
45 Georgia 1.99% 2012
46 Monaco 1.59% 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Public spending on education, total > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Europe/Education/Public-spending-on-education,-total/%-of-GDP

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