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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 CubaCuba 18.7% 2002
2 VanuatuVanuatu 11% 2002
3 LesothoLesotho 10.4% 2002
4 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 10% 2002
5 YemenYemen 9.5% 2002
6 BruneiBrunei 9.1% 2002
7 MongoliaMongolia 9% 2002
8 DenmarkDenmark 8.5% 2002
9 GuyanaGuyana 8.4% 2002
10 MalaysiaMalaysia 8.1% 2002
11 Cape VerdeCape Verde 7.9% 2002
12 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 7.7% 2002
13 SwedenSweden 7.7% 2002
14 NorwayNorway 7.6% 2002
15 BarbadosBarbados 7.6% 2002
16 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 7.6% 2002
17 IsraelIsrael 7.5% 2002
18 NamibiaNamibia 7.2% 2002
19 SwazilandSwaziland 7.1% 2002
20 KenyaKenya 7% 2002
21 New ZealandNew Zealand 6.7% 2002
22 MoroccoMorocco 6.5% 2002
23 FinlandFinland 6.4% 2002
24 TunisiaTunisia 6.4% 2002
25 BoliviaBolivia 6.3% 2002
26 CyprusCyprus 6.3% 2002
27 BelgiumBelgium 6.3% 2002
28 SloveniaSlovenia 6.1% 2002
29 JamaicaJamaica 6.1% 2002
30 MalawiMalawi 6% 2002
31 BelarusBelarus 6% 2002
32 IcelandIceland 6% 2002
33 LithuaniaLithuania 5.9% 2002
34 PortugalPortugal 5.8% 2002
35 LatviaLatvia 5.8% 2002
36 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 5.8% 2002
37 EstoniaEstonia 5.7% 2002
38 United StatesUnited States 5.7% 2002
39 AustriaAustria 5.7% 2002
40 FranceFrance 5.6% 2002
41 FijiFiji 5.6% 2002
42 PolandPoland 5.6% 2002
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 5.58% 2002
43 IrelandIreland 5.5% 2002
44 HungaryHungary 5.5% 2002
European Union averageEuropean Union average 5.42% 2002
Eurozone averageEurozone average 5.41% 2002
45 UkraineUkraine 5.4% 2002
46 MexicoMexico 5.3% 2002
47 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 5.3% 2002
48 South AfricaSouth Africa 5.3% 2002
NATO countries averageNATO average 5.27% 2002
49 CanadaCanada 5.2% 2002
50 ThailandThailand 5.2% 2002
51 BelizeBelize 5.2% 2002
52 ColombiaColombia 5.2% 2002
53 SeychellesSeychelles 5.2% 2002
54 BhutanBhutan 5.2% 2002
55 NetherlandsNetherlands 5.1% 2002
56 Costa RicaCosta Rica 5.1% 2002
57 GrenadaGrenada 5.1% 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 4.96% 2002
58 AustraliaAustralia 4.9% 2002
59 MoldovaMoldova 4.9% 2002
60 TongaTonga 4.9% 2002
61 IranIran 4.9% 2002
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 4.86% 2002
62 SamoaSamoa 4.8% 2002
63 MauritiusMauritius 4.7% 2002
64 ItalyItaly 4.7% 2002
65 ZimbabweZimbabwe 4.7% 2002
66 EthiopiaEthiopia 4.6% 2002
67 OmanOman 4.6% 2002
68 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 4.6% 2002
69 GermanyGermany 4.6% 2002
70 PanamaPanama 4.5% 2002
71 SpainSpain 4.5% 2002
72 CroatiaCroatia 4.5% 2002
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 4.49% 2002
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 4.48% 2002
73 SlovakiaSlovakia 4.4% 2002
74 Hong KongHong Kong 4.4% 2002
75 ParaguayParaguay 4.4% 2002
76 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 4.4% 2002
77 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 4.3% 2002
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 4.23% 2002
78 South KoreaSouth Korea 4.2% 2002
79 BrazilBrazil 4.2% 2002
80 ChileChile 4.2% 2002
81 IndiaIndia 4.1% 2002
82 EritreaEritrea 4.1% 2002
83 GreeceGreece 4% 2002
84 ArgentinaArgentina 4% 2002
85 GabonGabon 3.9% 2002
86 BurundiBurundi 3.9% 2002
87 ComorosComoros 3.9% 2002
88 CameroonCameroon 3.8% 2002
89 RussiaRussia 3.8% 2002
90 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 3.8% 2002
91 TurkeyTurkey 3.7% 2002
92 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 3.7% 2002
93 SenegalSenegal 3.6% 2002
94 JapanJapan 3.6% 2002
95 BulgariaBulgaria 3.5% 2002
96 RomaniaRomania 3.5% 2002
97 NepalNepal 3.4% 2002
98 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 3.4% 2002
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 3.38% 2002
99 BeninBenin 3.3% 2002
100 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 3.2% 2002
101 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 3.2% 2002
102 ArmeniaArmenia 3.2% 2002
103 PhilippinesPhilippines 3.1% 2002
104 NicaraguaNicaragua 3.1% 2002
105 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 3.1% 2002
106 PeruPeru 3% 2002
107 KazakhstanKazakhstan 3% 2002
108 MadagascarMadagascar 2.9% 2002
109 El SalvadorEl Salvador 2.9% 2002
110 TajikistanTajikistan 2.8% 2002
111 RwandaRwanda 2.8% 2002
112 The GambiaThe Gambia 2.8% 2002
113 LaosLaos 2.8% 2002
114 AngolaAngola 2.8% 2002
115 LebanonLebanon 2.7% 2002
116 TogoTogo 2.6% 2002
117 UruguayUruguay 2.6% 2002
118 BangladeshBangladesh 2.4% 2002
119 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 2.3% 2002
120 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 2.3% 2002
121 NigerNiger 2.3% 2002
122 GeorgiaGeorgia 2.2% 2002
123 BotswanaBotswana 2.2% 2002
124 ZambiaZambia 2% 2002
125 GuineaGuinea 1.8% 2002
126 CambodiaCambodia 1.8% 2002
127 PakistanPakistan 1.8% 2002
128 United Arab EmiratesUAE 1.6% 2002
129 IndonesiaIndonesia 1.2% 2002
130 EcuadorEcuador 1% 2002
131 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 0.6% 2002

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Education spending (% of GDP)", 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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