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High income OECD countries 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 Iceland 7.6% 2010
3 New Zealand 7.26% 2011
4 Sweden 6.98% 2010
5 Norway 6.87% 2010
6 Finland 6.84% 2010
7 Belgium 6.57% 2010
8 Ireland 6.47% 2010
9 United Kingdom 6.3% 2010
10 Netherlands 5.96% 2010
11 Austria 5.89% 2010
12 France 5.86% 2010
13 Slovenia 5.68% 2010
14 Estonia 5.68% 2010
15 Portugal 5.62% 2010
16 United States 5.62% 2010
17 Israel 5.59% 2010
18 Australia 5.59% 2010
19 Canada 5.5% 2010
20 Switzerland 5.22% 2010
21 Poland 5.17% 2010
22 Germany 5.08% 2010
23 South Korea 5.05% 2009
24 Spain 4.97% 2010
25 Italy 4.5% 2010
26 Czech Republic 4.25% 2010
27 Slovakia 4.22% 2010
28 Greece 4.09% 2005
29 Chile 4.07% 2011
30 Japan 3.78% 2011
31 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/High-income-OECD-countries/Education/Public-spending-on-education,-total/%-of-GDP

High income OECD countries Compared by Education > Public spending on education, total > % of GDP

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