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

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Chile 17.81% 2010
2 New Zealand 16.08% 2008
3 Switzerland 15.94% 2010
4 South Korea 15.77% 2008
5 Norway 15.23% 2010
6 Denmark 15.05% 2009
7 Iceland 14.74% 2010
8 Estonia 14% 2010
9 Israel 13.64% 2009
10 Australia 13.46% 2008
11 Sweden 13.37% 2010
12 United States 13.07% 2009
13 Belgium 12.47% 2010
14 Canada 12.3% 2007
15 Finland 12.26% 2010
16 United Kingdom 12.01% 2010
17 Netherlands 11.65% 2010
18 Poland 11.41% 2010
19 Slovenia 11.36% 2010
20 Austria 11.22% 2010
21 Portugal 10.96% 2010
22 Spain 10.86% 2010
23 Germany 10.69% 2010
24 Slovakia 10.56% 2010
25 France 10.38% 2010
26 Luxembourg 9.82% 2001
27 Ireland 9.72% 2010
28 Czech Republic 9.67% 2010
29 Japan 9.41% 2008
30 Greece 9.22% 2005
31 Italy 9.05% 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Education > Public spending on education, total > % of government expenditure. 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-government-expenditure

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

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