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Education > Education expenditure of government > As percentage of total government: Countries Compared

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Yemen 32.8% 2000
2 Lesotho 29.8% 2005
3 Kenya 29.2% 2004
4 Saudi Arabia 27.6% 2004
5 United Arab Emirates 27.4% 2005
6 Djibouti 27.3% 2005
7 Morocco 27.2% 2005
8 Vanuatu 26.7% 2001
=9 Guinea 25.6% 2000
=9 Mexico 25.6% 2004
11 Cape Verde 25.4% 2005
12 Madagascar 25.3% 2005
13 Malaysia 25.2% 2004
14 Thailand 25% 2005
15 Malawi 24.6% 1999
16 Oman 24.2% 2005
17 Comoros 24.1% 2002
18 Hong Kong 23% 2005
19 Iran 22.8% 2005
=20 Botswana 21.5% 2005
=20 Cote d'Ivoire 21.5% 2000
22 Moldova 21.1% 2005
23 Namibia 21% 2000
24 New Zealand 20.9% 2003
25 Tunisia 20.8% 2005
26 Jordan 20.6% 1999
=27 El Salvador 20% 2002
=27 Fiji 20% 2002
29 The Bahamas 19.7% 2000
30 Azerbaijan 19.6% 2005
31 Mozambique 19.5% 2004
=32 Senegal 18.9% 2005
=32 Ukraine 18.9% 2005
34 Kyrgyzstan 18.6% 2001
=35 Costa Rica 18.5% 2004
=35 Chile 18.5% 2004
37 Uganda 18.3% 2004
=38 Belize 18.1% 2003
=38 Bolivia 18.1% 2003
=38 Burma 18.1% 2001
41 Tajikistan 18% 2005
42 South Africa 17.9% 2005
43 Burundi 17.7% 2005
44 Ethiopia 17.5% 2006
45 Saint Lucia 16.9% 2005
=46 Burkina Faso 16.6% 2005
=46 Norway 16.6% 2004
=46 Cuba 16.6% 2005
=46 Iceland 16.6% 2004
50 South Korea 16.5% 2004
=51 Barbados 16.4% 2005
=51 Philippines 16.4% 2004
53 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16.1% 2005
54 Marshall Islands 15.8% 2003
55 Lithuania 15.6% 2004
=56 Aruba 15.4% 2005
=56 Latvia 15.4% 2003
=58 Denmark 15.3% 2004
=58 United States 15.3% 2004
=60 Maldives 15% 2005
=60 Nicaragua 15% 2002
=62 Estonia 14.9% 2004
=62 Nepal 14.9% 2003
=64 Mali 14.8% 2005
=64 Zambia 14.8% 2004
66 Cambodia 14.6% 2000
=67 Tokelau 14.5% 2003
=67 Guyana 14.5% 2005
69 Cyprus 14.4% 2004
70 Mauritius 14.3% 2005
71 Bangladesh 14.2% 2005
72 Benin 14.1% 2005
=73 Ireland 14% 2004
=73 Macau 14% 2004
=75 Israel 13.7% 2003
=75 Samoa 13.7% 2002
=75 Peru 13.7% 2005
78 Togo 13.6% 2002
79 Tonga 13.5% 2003
80 Trinidad and Tobago 13.4% 2001
81 Australia 13.3% 2000
=82 Georgia 13.1% 2004
=82 Argentina 13.1% 2004
=82 Cook Islands 13.1% 1999
=85 China 13% 1999
=85 Switzerland 13% 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 12.92% 2003
=87 Sweden 12.9% 2004
=87 Russia 12.9% 2004
=87 Grenada 12.9% 2003
=87 Bhutan 12.9% 2001
=91 Finland 12.8% 2004
=91 Netherlands Antilles 12.8% 2001
=93 Saint Kitts and Nevis 12.7% 2003
=93 Kuwait 12.7% 2005
=93 Poland 12.7% 2004
96 Slovenia 12.6% 2003
97 Canada 12.5% 2001
98 British Virgin Islands 12.4% 2005
=99 Rwanda 12.2% 2005
=99 Belgium 12.2% 2004
European Union average (profile) 12.16% 2003
=101 United Kingdom 12.1% 2004
=101 Kazakhstan 12.1% 2000
Eurozone average (profile) 11.97% 2003
103 Guinea-Bissau 11.9% 1999
104 Turks and Caicos Islands 11.8% 2005
105 Laos 11.7% 2005
106 Portugal 11.5% 2004
107 Belarus 11.3% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 11.25% 2004
108 Netherlands 11.2% 2004
=109 Colombia 11.1% 2005
=109 Hungary 11.1% 2004
=111 Lebanon 11% 2005
=111 Spain 11% 2004
=113 France 10.9% 2004
=113 Pakistan 10.9% 2005
=113 Brazil 10.9% 2002
=116 Slovakia 10.8% 2004
=116 Paraguay 10.8% 2003
=116 Austria 10.8% 2004
119 India 10.7% 2003
=120 Niue 10.1% 2002
=120 Chad 10.1% 2005
=120 Malta 10.1% 2002
=123 Czech Republic 10% 2004
=123 Croatia 10% 2003
=125 Japan 9.8% 2004
=125 Germany 9.8% 2004
127 Dominican Republic 9.7% 2005
128 Italy 9.6% 2004
129 Brunei 9.1% 2000
130 Indonesia 9% 2002
=131 Panama 8.9% 2004
=131 The Gambia 8.9% 2002
133 Jamaica 8.8% 2005
134 Cameroon 8.6% 2005
=135 Luxembourg 8.5% 1999
=135 Greece 8.5% 2004
137 Albania 8.4% 2002
138 Mauritania 8.3% 2005
139 Congo, Republic of the 8.1% 2005
140 Ecuador 8% 2000
141 Uruguay 7.9% 2003
142 Angola 6.4% 1999
143 Monaco 5.1% 1999
144 Equatorial Guinea 4% 2003
145 Montserrat 3.2% 2001

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