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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
=12 Sweden 7.7% 2002
=14 Norway 7.6% 2002
=14 Barbados 7.6% 2002
=14 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
=23 Tunisia 6.4% 2002
=25 Bolivia 6.3% 2002
=25 Cyprus 6.3% 2002
=25 Belgium 6.3% 2002
=28 Slovenia 6.1% 2002
=28 Jamaica 6.1% 2002
=30 Malawi 6% 2002
=30 Belarus 6% 2002
=30 Iceland 6% 2002
33 Lithuania 5.9% 2002
=34 Portugal 5.8% 2002
=34 Latvia 5.8% 2002
=34 Switzerland 5.8% 2002
=37 Estonia 5.7% 2002
=37 United States 5.7% 2002
=37 Austria 5.7% 2002
=40 France 5.6% 2002
=40 Fiji 5.6% 2002
=40 Poland 5.6% 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.58% 2002
=43 Ireland 5.5% 2002
=43 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
=46 United Kingdom 5.3% 2002
=46 South Africa 5.3% 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 5.27% 2002
=49 Canada 5.2% 2002
=49 Thailand 5.2% 2002
=49 Belize 5.2% 2002
=49 Colombia 5.2% 2002
=49 Seychelles 5.2% 2002
=49 Bhutan 5.2% 2002
=55 Netherlands 5.1% 2002
=55 Costa Rica 5.1% 2002
=55 Grenada 5.1% 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 4.96% 2002
=58 Australia 4.9% 2002
=58 Moldova 4.9% 2002
=58 Tonga 4.9% 2002
=58 Iran 4.9% 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 4.86% 2002
62 Samoa 4.8% 2002
=63 Mauritius 4.7% 2002
=63 Italy 4.7% 2002
=63 Zimbabwe 4.7% 2002
=66 Ethiopia 4.6% 2002
=66 Oman 4.6% 2002
=66 Cote d'Ivoire 4.6% 2002
=66 Germany 4.6% 2002
=70 Panama 4.5% 2002
=70 Spain 4.5% 2002
=70 Croatia 4.5% 2002
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 4.49% 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 4.48% 2002
=73 Slovakia 4.4% 2002
=73 Hong Kong 4.4% 2002
=73 Paraguay 4.4% 2002
=73 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
=78 Brazil 4.2% 2002
=78 Chile 4.2% 2002
=81 India 4.1% 2002
=81 Eritrea 4.1% 2002
=83 Greece 4% 2002
=83 Argentina 4% 2002
=85 Gabon 3.9% 2002
=85 Burundi 3.9% 2002
=85 Comoros 3.9% 2002
=88 Cameroon 3.8% 2002
=88 Russia 3.8% 2002
=88 Antigua and Barbuda 3.8% 2002
=91 Turkey 3.7% 2002
=91 Sierra Leone 3.7% 2002
=93 Senegal 3.6% 2002
=93 Japan 3.6% 2002
=95 Bulgaria 3.5% 2002
=95 Romania 3.5% 2002
=97 Nepal 3.4% 2002
=97 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
=100 Azerbaijan 3.2% 2002
=100 Armenia 3.2% 2002
=103 Philippines 3.1% 2002
=103 Nicaragua 3.1% 2002
=103 Kyrgyzstan 3.1% 2002
=106 Peru 3% 2002
=106 Kazakhstan 3% 2002
=108 Madagascar 2.9% 2002
=108 El Salvador 2.9% 2002
=110 Tajikistan 2.8% 2002
=110 Rwanda 2.8% 2002
=110 The Gambia 2.8% 2002
=110 Laos 2.8% 2002
=110 Angola 2.8% 2002
115 Lebanon 2.7% 2002
=116 Togo 2.6% 2002
=116 Uruguay 2.6% 2002
118 Bangladesh 2.4% 2002
=119 Dominican Republic 2.3% 2002
=119 Papua New Guinea 2.3% 2002
=119 Niger 2.3% 2002
=122 Georgia 2.2% 2002
=122 Botswana 2.2% 2002
124 Zambia 2% 2002
=125 Guinea 1.8% 2002
=125 Cambodia 1.8% 2002
=125 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

Education > Education spending > % of GDP: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Education > Education spending > % of GDP

Cuba ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Christian countries in 2002.
Denmark ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst High income OECD countries in 2002.
Malaysia ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Emerging markets in 2002.
United States ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
Mongolia ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Cold countries in 2002.
Sweden ranked second for education spending > % of GDP amongst European Union in 2002.
Finland ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Eurozone in 2002.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2002.
Norway ranked second for education spending > % of GDP amongst NATO countries in 2002.
Lesotho ranked first for education spending > % of GDP amongst Former British colonies in 2002.
Russia ranked 7th last for education spending > % of GDP amongst Europe in 2002.

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