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Education > Education spending > % of GDP: Countries Compared

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Cuba 18.7% 2002
2 Vanuatu 11% 2002
3 Lesotho 10.4% 2002
4 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 10% 2002
5 Yemen 9.5% 2002
6 Brunei 9.1% 2002
7 Mongolia 9% 2002
8 Denmark 8.5% 2002
9 Guyana 8.4% 2002
10 Malaysia 8.1% 2002
11 Cape Verde 7.9% 2002
12 Saint Lucia 7.7% 2002
13 Sweden 7.7% 2002
14 Norway 7.6% 2002
15 Barbados 7.6% 2002
16 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.6% 2002
17 Israel 7.5% 2002
18 Namibia 7.2% 2002
19 Swaziland 7.1% 2002
20 Kenya 7% 2002
21 New Zealand 6.7% 2002
22 Morocco 6.5% 2002
23 Finland 6.4% 2002
24 Tunisia 6.4% 2002
25 Bolivia 6.3% 2002
26 Cyprus 6.3% 2002
27 Belgium 6.3% 2002
28 Slovenia 6.1% 2002
29 Jamaica 6.1% 2002
30 Malawi 6% 2002
31 Belarus 6% 2002
32 Iceland 6% 2002
33 Lithuania 5.9% 2002
34 Portugal 5.8% 2002
35 Latvia 5.8% 2002
36 Switzerland 5.8% 2002
37 Estonia 5.7% 2002
38 United States 5.7% 2002
39 Austria 5.7% 2002
40 France 5.6% 2002
41 Fiji 5.6% 2002
42 Poland 5.6% 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.58% 2002
43 Ireland 5.5% 2002
44 Hungary 5.5% 2002
European Union average (profile) 5.42% 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 5.41% 2002
45 Ukraine 5.4% 2002
46 Mexico 5.3% 2002
47 United Kingdom 5.3% 2002
48 South Africa 5.3% 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 5.27% 2002
49 Canada 5.2% 2002
50 Thailand 5.2% 2002
51 Belize 5.2% 2002
52 Colombia 5.2% 2002
53 Seychelles 5.2% 2002
54 Bhutan 5.2% 2002
55 Netherlands 5.1% 2002
56 Costa Rica 5.1% 2002
57 Grenada 5.1% 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 4.96% 2002
58 Australia 4.9% 2002
59 Moldova 4.9% 2002
60 Tonga 4.9% 2002
61 Iran 4.9% 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 4.86% 2002
62 Samoa 4.8% 2002
63 Mauritius 4.7% 2002
64 Italy 4.7% 2002
65 Zimbabwe 4.7% 2002
66 Ethiopia 4.6% 2002
67 Oman 4.6% 2002
68 Cote d'Ivoire 4.6% 2002
69 Germany 4.6% 2002
70 Panama 4.5% 2002
71 Spain 4.5% 2002
72 Croatia 4.5% 2002
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 4.49% 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 4.48% 2002
73 Slovakia 4.4% 2002
74 Hong Kong 4.4% 2002
75 Paraguay 4.4% 2002
76 Czech Republic 4.4% 2002
77 Trinidad and Tobago 4.3% 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.23% 2002
78 South Korea 4.2% 2002
79 Brazil 4.2% 2002
80 Chile 4.2% 2002
81 India 4.1% 2002
82 Eritrea 4.1% 2002
83 Greece 4% 2002
84 Argentina 4% 2002
85 Gabon 3.9% 2002
86 Burundi 3.9% 2002
87 Comoros 3.9% 2002
88 Cameroon 3.8% 2002
89 Russia 3.8% 2002
90 Antigua and Barbuda 3.8% 2002
91 Turkey 3.7% 2002
92 Sierra Leone 3.7% 2002
93 Senegal 3.6% 2002
94 Japan 3.6% 2002
95 Bulgaria 3.5% 2002
96 Romania 3.5% 2002
97 Nepal 3.4% 2002
98 Solomon Islands 3.4% 2002
South Asia average (profile) 3.38% 2002
99 Benin 3.3% 2002
100 Congo, Republic of the 3.2% 2002
101 Azerbaijan 3.2% 2002
102 Armenia 3.2% 2002
103 Philippines 3.1% 2002
104 Nicaragua 3.1% 2002
105 Kyrgyzstan 3.1% 2002
106 Peru 3% 2002
107 Kazakhstan 3% 2002
108 Madagascar 2.9% 2002
109 El Salvador 2.9% 2002
110 Tajikistan 2.8% 2002
111 Rwanda 2.8% 2002
112 The Gambia 2.8% 2002
113 Laos 2.8% 2002
114 Angola 2.8% 2002
115 Lebanon 2.7% 2002
116 Togo 2.6% 2002
117 Uruguay 2.6% 2002
118 Bangladesh 2.4% 2002
119 Dominican Republic 2.3% 2002
120 Papua New Guinea 2.3% 2002
121 Niger 2.3% 2002
122 Georgia 2.2% 2002
123 Botswana 2.2% 2002
124 Zambia 2% 2002
125 Guinea 1.8% 2002
126 Cambodia 1.8% 2002
127 Pakistan 1.8% 2002
128 United Arab Emirates 1.6% 2002
129 Indonesia 1.2% 2002
130 Ecuador 1% 2002
131 Equatorial Guinea 0.6% 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/stats/Education/Education-spending/%-of-GDP

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