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Education > Elementary (primary) school > Proportion of education spending on teachers' salaries: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of public funding for primary education that goes to teachers' salaries.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Honduras 98.95% 2010
2 Comoros 93.55% 1998
3 Grenada 93.45% 2003
4 San Marino 93.42% 2010
5 Zambia 92.76% 2004
6 Mozambique 92.54% 2004
7 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 92.2% 2012
8 Vanuatu 90.89% 2009
9 Benin 90.78% 2010
10 Bolivia 90.52% 2011
11 Antigua and Barbuda 90.11% 2002
12 Turkey 89.79% 2010
13 Central African Republic 89.66% 2010
14 Ghana 89.5% 2010
15 Togo 89.29% 2012
16 Anguilla 89.16% 2008
17 Sierra Leone 88.78% 2011
18 Cayman Islands 88.73% 2006
19 Malawi 88.7% 2009
20 Jordan 87.64% 2010
21 Guatemala 87.64% 2005
22 Burundi 87.4% 2011
23 Mexico 87.23% 2010
24 Cameroon 86.48% 2011
25 Belize 86.38% 2004
26 Sri Lanka 85.5% 2011
27 Guyana 84.62% 2012
28 Chile 84.11% 2007
29 Montserrat 84.07% 2001
30 Lebanon 83.62% 2005
31 Philippines 82.38% 2008
32 Portugal 82.38% 2010
33 Niger 81.77% 2009
34 Djibouti 81.56% 2008
35 Colombia 81.35% 2012
36 Gambia 81% 2012
37 Luxembourg 80.85% 2010
38 India 80.11% 2005
39 Democratic Republic of the Congo 80.01% 2010
40 Saint Kitts and Nevis 79.96% 1998
41 Cyprus 79.79% 2010
42 Jamaica 79.54% 2009
43 Burkina Faso 79.2% 2007
44 Nicaragua 78.75% 2010
45 South Africa 78.64% 2010
46 Mali 77.71% 2009
47 Cape Verde 77.05% 2011
48 Morocco 75.9% 2009
49 British Virgin Islands 75.5% 2010
50 Ireland 75.27% 2010
51 Namibia 74.26% 2008
52 Paraguay 74.24% 2010
53 Kuwait 73.85% 2011
54 United Arab Emirates 72.48% 2009
55 Barbados 72.44% 2007
56 Saint Lucia 72.03% 2008
57 Nepal 71.79% 2008
58 Chad 70.97% 2011
59 Spain 70.72% 2010
60 Guinea 70.15% 2012
61 Argentina 69.59% 2010
62 Lesotho 69.24% 2001
63 Seychelles 68.68% 2011
64 Costa Rica 68.63% 2009
65 Marshall Islands 68.57% 2002
66 Lithuania 68.17% 2010
67 Turks and Caicos Islands 67.94% 2002
68 Bangladesh 67.64% 2009
69 Dominican Republic 67.37% 2011
70 Belgium 66.91% 2010
71 Switzerland 66.49% 2010
72 Peru 65.15% 2011
73 Italy 63.76% 2010
74 Australia 62.53% 2010
75 Liechtenstein 62.49% 2010
76 Malaysia 62.29% 2010
77 Oman 61.73% 2011
78 Venezuela 61.21% 2009
79 Austria 60.74% 2010
80 Burma 59.26% 2011
81 South Korea 59.1% 2009
82 El Salvador 58.81% 2008
83 Bulgaria 58.53% 2010
84 Madagascar 57.53% 2008
85 France 56.68% 2010
86 Finland 55.91% 2010
87 United States 54.76% 2010
88 Uruguay 51.78% 2004
89 Denmark 50.77% 2010
90 Moldova 50.71% 2012
91 Sweden 49.66% 2010
92 Slovakia 49.42% 2010
93 Andorra 48.63% 2012
94 Czech Republic 46.82% 2010
95 Malta 44.49% 2010
96 Slovenia 41.79% 2004
97 Mongolia 40.9% 2011
98 United Kingdom 33.34% 2010
=99 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.0 2012
=99 Serbia 0.0 2011

Citation

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

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