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European Union 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 Cyprus 7.27% 2010
3 Sweden 6.98% 2010
4 Malta 6.91% 2010
5 Finland 6.84% 2010
6 Belgium 6.57% 2010
7 Ireland 6.47% 2010
8 United Kingdom 6.3% 2010
9 Netherlands 5.96% 2010
10 Austria 5.89% 2010
11 France 5.86% 2010
12 Slovenia 5.68% 2010
13 Estonia 5.68% 2010
14 Portugal 5.62% 2010
15 Lithuania 5.37% 2010
16 Poland 5.17% 2010
17 Germany 5.08% 2010
18 Latvia 5.02% 2010
19 Spain 4.97% 2010
20 Hungary 4.88% 2010
21 Italy 4.5% 2010
22 Croatia 4.31% 2010
23 Czech Republic 4.25% 2010
24 Romania 4.24% 2009
25 Slovakia 4.22% 2010
26 Bulgaria 4.1% 2010
27 Greece 4.09% 2005
28 Luxembourg 3.75% 2001

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/European-Union/Education/Public-spending-on-education,-total/%-of-GDP

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

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