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Education > Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of government education funding that goes to primary education.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Virgin Islands 89% 1978
2 American Samoa 70.56% 1976
3 Nauru 67.49% 2002
4 Ethiopia 65.09% 2010
5 Nepal 62.97% 2009
6 Laos 62.53% 2005
7 Comoros 61.73% 2008
8 Gambia 59.95% 2012
9 Zambia 59.76% 2005
10 Dominican Republic 58.68% 2007
11 Burkina Faso 58.5% 2011
12 Mozambique 57.66% 2006
13 Niger 56.36% 2011
14 Guatemala 55.55% 2012
15 Philippines 54.98% 2009
16 Vanuatu 54.27% 2009
17 Kenya 54.11% 2006
18 Uganda 53.67% 2012
19 Central African Republic 53.26% 2010
20 Benin 52.83% 2010
21 Sierra Leone 52.56% 2011
22 Zimbabwe 51.58% 2010
23 Anguilla 50.99% 2008
24 Cook Islands 50.62% 2000
25 Burma 50.49% 2011
26 Maldives 50.35% 2008
27 Burundi 49.7% 2011
28 Saint Kitts and Nevis 49.29% 1998
29 Togo 48.8% 2011
30 Swaziland 48.67% 2011
31 Madagascar 47.35% 2012
32 Dominica 47.25% 1998
33 Belize 46.05% 2010
34 Cayman Islands 45.97% 2006
35 Samoa 45.79% 2002
36 Marshall Islands 45.47% 2002
37 Serbia 45.26% 2011
38 Mauritania 45.07% 2011
39 Palau 44.86% 2001
40 Bangladesh 44.73% 2009
41 Tonga 44.44% 2004
42 Fiji 44.41% 2011
43 Guinea 43.56% 2012
44 Cape Verde 43.14% 2011
45 El Salvador 42.67% 2010
46 South Africa 42.46% 2010
47 Tanzania 41.91% 2009
48 Cambodia 41.82% 2010
49 Jordan 41.67% 1999
50 Antigua and Barbuda 41.61% 2009
51 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 41.38% 2010
52 Mali 41.27% 2011
53 Israel 41.17% 2010
54 Chad 40.67% 2011
55 Saint Lucia 40.27% 2012
56 Namibia 40.01% 2010
57 Solomon Islands 40% 2010
58 Indonesia 39.93% 2011
59 Nicaragua 39.81% 2010
60 Senegal 39.65% 2010
61 Trinidad and Tobago 39.18% 2003
62 Syria 38.87% 2009
63 Peru 38.83% 2011
64 Paraguay 38.51% 2010
65 Gabon 38.27% 1998
66 Morocco 37.73% 2009
67 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 37.22% 1996
68 Australia 36.81% 2010
69 Grenada 36.38% 2003
70 Jamaica 36.32% 2010
71 Rwanda 36.25% 2012
72 Bolivia 36.21% 2011
73 Lesotho 35.99% 2008
74 Mexico 35.98% 2010
75 Colombia 35.58% 2011
76 Lebanon 35.53% 2005
77 Ireland 35.35% 2010
78 Malawi 34.64% 2011
79 Thailand 34.57% 2011
80 Georgia 34.34% 2012
81 Kiribati 34.33% 2001
82 Japan 34.11% 2011
83 Djibouti 34.09% 2010
84 British Virgin Islands 34.07% 2010
85 San Marino 33.32% 2011
86 Argentina 33.05% 2010
87 Oman 32.95% 2009
88 Chile 32.75% 2011
89 Mongolia 32.74% 2011
90 Cameroon 32.7% 2011
91 South Korea 32.64% 2009
92 China 32.6% 1999
93 United States 32.42% 2010
94 Iceland 32.38% 2010
95 Vietnam 32.11% 2010
96 Venezuela 31.55% 2009
97 Bhutan 31.51% 2011
98 Angola 31.43% 2006
99 Brazil 31.33% 2010
100 French Guiana 31.1% 1993
101 Liechtenstein 31.06% 2008
102 Poland 31.03% 2010
103 Cyprus 31.01% 2010
104 Democratic Republic of the Congo 31% 2010
105 Ghana 30.87% 2010
106 Bermuda 30.84% 2010
107 Liberia 30.72% 2012
108 Guyana 30.56% 2012
109 United Kingdom 30.09% 2010
110 Turks and Caicos Islands 30% 2005
111 Cuba 29.04% 2010
112 Niue 28.83% 2002
113 French Polynesia 28.61% 1993
114 Malaysia 28.58% 2010
115 Brunei 28.54% 2010
116 Slovenia 28.53% 2010
117 Latvia 28.49% 2010
118 Switzerland 27.97% 2010
119 Barbados 27.89% 2005
120 Uruguay 27.88% 2011
121 Tunisia 27.66% 2008
122 Portugal 26.97% 2010
123 Equatorial Guinea 26.84% 2001
124 Costa Rica 26.81% 2009
125 Norway 26.67% 2010
126 Mauritius 26.41% 2012
127 Guadeloupe 26.07% 1993
128 Spain 25.54% 2010
129 Ecuador 25.42% 2012
130 Iran 25.41% 2012
131 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 25.21% 1993
132 Martinique 24.99% 1993
133 Italy 24.98% 2010
134 India 24.81% 2011
135 Macau 24.8% 2003
136 Estonia 24.58% 2010
137 Aruba 24.44% 2011
138 Denmark 24.36% 2009
139 Netherlands 24.31% 2010
140 Sweden 24.29% 2010
141 Sri Lanka 24.21% 2011
142 New Zealand 24.11% 2011
143 Seychelles 23.96% 2011
144 Belgium 23.52% 2010
145 Panama 23.47% 2011
146 Eritrea 23.07% 2004
147 New Caledonia 22.33% 1993
148 Malta 21.65% 2010
149 Slovakia 20.65% 2010
150 Singapore 20.57% 2012
151 Montserrat 20.47% 2004
152 Kuwait 20.42% 2006
153 France 20.4% 2010
154 Finland 19.91% 2010
155 Bulgaria 19.59% 2010
156 Hong Kong 18.65% 2012
157 Romania 18.42% 2009
158 Moldova 18.27% 2012
159 Hungary 17.84% 2010
160 Botswana 17.82% 2009
161 Austria 17.13% 2010
162 Lithuania 16.71% 2010
163 Czech Republic 16.18% 2010
164 Ukraine 15.62% 2011
165 Germany 13.48% 2010
166 Monaco 10.26% 2012
167 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.0 2012

Citation

"All countries compared for Education > Elementary (primary) school) > Share of total education spending", UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Source tables. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Education/Elementary-(primary)-school)/Share-of-total-education-spending

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