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High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Education spending > % of GDP

DEFINITION: Government Education Expenditure (% of GDP, 2000-2002).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Denmark 8.5% 2002
2 Sweden 7.7% 2002
3 Norway 7.6% 2002
4 Israel 7.5% 2002
5 New Zealand 6.7% 2002
6 Finland 6.4% 2002
7 Belgium 6.3% 2002
8 Slovenia 6.1% 2002
9 Iceland 6% 2002
=10 Portugal 5.8% 2002
=10 Switzerland 5.8% 2002
=12 United States 5.7% 2002
=12 Estonia 5.7% 2002
=12 Austria 5.7% 2002
=15 Poland 5.6% 2002
=15 France 5.6% 2002
17 Ireland 5.5% 2002
18 United Kingdom 5.3% 2002
19 Canada 5.2% 2002
20 Netherlands 5.1% 2002
21 Australia 4.9% 2002
22 Italy 4.7% 2002
23 Germany 4.6% 2002
24 Spain 4.5% 2002
=25 Czech Republic 4.4% 2002
=25 Slovakia 4.4% 2002
=27 Chile 4.2% 2002
=27 South Korea 4.2% 2002
29 Greece 4% 2002
30 Japan 3.6% 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Education spending > % of GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Human Development Programme. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Education/Education-spending/%-of-GDP

High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Education spending > % of GDP

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Interesting observations about Education > Education spending > % of GDP

  • Cuba ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Christian countries in 2002.
  • Denmark ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst High income OECD countries in 2002.
  • Malaysia ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Emerging markets in 2002.
  • United States ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
  • Mongolia ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Cold countries in 2002.
  • Sweden ranked second for education spending > % of GDP amongst European Union in 2002.
  • Finland ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Eurozone in 2002.
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2002.
  • Norway ranked second for education spending > % of GDP amongst NATO countries in 2002.
  • Lesotho ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Former British colonies in 2002.
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